Thursday, October 1, 2009

6th Annual Lake County Wellness Celebration (LCWC) OCT. 4th

LAKE COUNTY WELLNESS ENTHUSIASTS- Join UI Extension, Lake County Unit, to CELEBRATE LAKE COUNTY! Our Families, Farms, locally grown Food and mind/body Fitness.

Start the celebration by building your strength in the 5k Run/Walk on the Prairie and Kids Runs. At the festival, Master Gardeners 4-H clubs and Extension families and friends are invited to taste the robust flavors of prepared locally grown food and network with 15 local farmers and 40 organizations that promote healthy living, open space, or gardening, or grow or prepare locally grown food.

WHY CELEBRATE FAMILY, FARM, FOOD & FITNESS? We all seek total wellness for our families, from the food we eat, for our body, our minds, our land, our community. Our county has so much to celebrate and this is a wonderful event and setting for such.

Celebration partners are Prairie Crossing Charter School, Lake Forest Hospital, Liberty Prairie Conservancy, Lake County High Schools Technology Campus, Prairie Crossing Learning Farm.

Visit for more information and run registration or call the Extension office at 847-223-8627.