Meet Me at the Sidewalk Encourages Activity

Meet Me At the Sidewalk, a free community activity organized by JeffCo On the Move, will provide a variety of activities encouraging active use of the new H Street Sidewalk on Thursday, Aug. 1 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All ages are invited.

The event includes a 1 mile at-your-own-pace walk, with a variety of activities available along the way. Activities will include sidewalk chalk and a variety of ways to be active at stops along the way between Jefferson Community Health & Life and the Faith Lutheran Church playground. The event will include healthy snacks and giveaways. The first 100 participants will receive a Meet Me At The Sidewalk drawstring backpack.

The celebration is being organized by JeffCo On the Move, a community coalition dedicated to encouraging active lifestyles and increasing our community’s walk– and bike–ability and safety. Coalition members include Public Health Solutions, Jefferson Community Health & Life, Fairbury Public Schools, Fairbury Public Library, Jefferson County Attorney, and many interested individuals. The event also appreciated the support of Safe Kids, Fairbury Gardens, Rooted in Relationships, Heritage Care Center, Boy Scout Troop 302, and Faith Lutheran Church for this event.