Blast Off To A Healthy, Fun Summer At May 22 Event

Freeport, Illinois — FHN is proud to be a part of the Freeport School District’s 4th Annual Blast Off to Summer Event from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 at the Boys & Girls Club at King Community Center, 511 S. Liberty Avenue in Freeport.

This event is free and open to all families in Pre K through 8th grades.

Laurie O’Connor Jurs told us over 35 agencies and organizations will have tables at the event, to share things families can do with their children over the summer. Service agencies will be also sharing the services they offer for families.

FHN says they will have a table at the event with information about our popular Miles And Minutes summer exercise program, sports physicals that give back to your school, and healthy, fun tips for a great summer.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit


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