Foundation, clinic join forces for back-to-school event

KANKAKEE — Two local organizations are coming together to ensure children are ready to go back to school.

Held in conjunction with the Tyjuan Hagler Foundation Back to School Giveaway, the Hippocrates Clinic Health and Wellness Fair will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Hippocrates Medical Clinic parking lot, 606 E. Court St., Kankakee.

Those attending will be offered free school supplies as well as health and wellness education including free physicals and Lions Club free vision screenings. You must register in advance for the physical by calling 815-216-3446.

Face coverings will be required.

Tyjuan Hagler is a Kankakee native and a former NFL linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts. Founded in October 2006, his foundation’s goal is to enhance individual sports skills as well as instill character development through teamwork and good sportsmanship.


via The Daily Journal

August 7, 2020 at 07:23PM

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