Rep. Stephens Hosts Annual Senior Fair

CHICAGO – Next Wednesday, State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) is hosting his annual senior fair in Norridge. He invites constituents to join him on Wednesday, August 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon at the Salvation Army Norridge Citadel Community Corps (8354 W. Foster Ave.). This event will also double as a drive for the food pantry.

“I’m always happy to provide opportunities for seniors to connect with resources in the 20th District,” said Rep. Stephens. “This event is a great hub for seniors to access information, obtain screenings and vaccines, and connect with their community’s resources. I also encourage all who can to bring food for our food pantry drive and help their neighbors in need. I look forward to seeing you there!”

Participants include Age Options, Aging Care Connections, Angel Caregiver, Aetna Better Health of Illinois, Central Baptist Village, Citizens Utility Board, Humana, Illinois Home Care Ombudsman, Illinois Retina Associates, Juice Plus, Leyden Township, Metropolitan Family Services, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Norridge Police Department, Norwood Park Fire Protection District, PACE, Progress Center for Independent Living, Prudential Insurance, RTA, Senior Assistance Center, the Salvation Army Norridge Citadel, United Healthcare, and the University of Illinois Extension.

From Cook County will be the Cook County Assessor, Board of Review, Health Department, and Veterans Assistance Commission. From the State of Illinois is the Secretary of State Organ Donor, Illinois State Police, Office of the Attorney General, Office of the Secretary of State, Office of the Comptroller, and Office of the Treasurer.

There will also be COVID vaccines, HIV vaccines, blood pressure screening, a prescription drug pill drop-off, photo identification cards (NO REAL I.D.), and more information.

Screenings and admission are free. Constituents are asked to bring ramen noodles, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal, canned vegetables, and canned soups for the food drive.