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Healthy Lombard accepting nominations through Feb. 5

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  • Pictured at the 2016 Health Lombard Health Heroes award presentation, from left, Healthy Lombard Foundation founder and board president Jay Wojcik; Supernova, mascot of the Chicago Red Stars women's soccer team who assisted in presenting the awards; Tony Topalidis, owner of Maxfield's Restaurant on Roosevelt Road in Lombard; Bonnie Kramer; Janiece Lewitke; Dave Frank; Alea Olson from Revolution Weight Loss and Physical Therapy; Health Hero sponsor Ben Tipton from IRONCLAD; and Health Hero chairwoman and Healthy Lombard Foundation board member Stephanie Schiszik.

    Pictured at the 2016 Health Lombard Health Heroes award presentation, from left, Healthy Lombard Foundation founder and board president Jay Wojcik; Supernova, mascot of the Chicago Red Stars women's soccer team who assisted in presenting the awards; Tony Topalidis, owner of Maxfield's Restaurant on Roosevelt Road in Lombard; Bonnie Kramer; Janiece Lewitke; Dave Frank; Alea Olson from Revolution Weight Loss and Physical Therapy; Health Hero sponsor Ben Tipton from IRONCLAD; and Health Hero chairwoman and Healthy Lombard Foundation board member Stephanie Schiszik.
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Jay Wojcik

Healthy Lombard is now accepting nominations for its annual Health Heroes recognition, which honors individuals families, and/or businesses who have made a noticeable effort to improve their health and wellness during the past year.

The individuals who are chosen for the Health Heroes recognition will receive their awards at 1:15 p.m. during the 2017 Healthy Lombard Fitness February Fair set for Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Yorktown Center Mall, Lombard.

To make a Health Heroes nomination, please write one paragraph (150 words or less) explaining what an individual or family has done to get healthy this past year or what a business has done to help the community or individuals in their workplace lead a healthier life in this year.

Email the nomination to Healthy Lombard's Health Heroes chairwoman Jenn McGrath at jenn@healthylombard.com or mail the information to her 128 S. Third Ave., Lombard, IL 60148 no later than Sunday, Feb. 5.

In addition, please include contact information for BOTH the nominator and the nominee (name, address, phone number, email).

All members of the greater Lombard area community are invited to attend The Fitness February Fair from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., which will features health-related displays, free health screenings, and the opportunity to participate in interactive presentations.

This fun health and fitness event is made possible through the sponsorship of Partners of Healthy Lombard, a 501c3 Foundation established in 2010 to address childhood obesity and promote healthy living for everyone.