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MORRIS– State Representative David A. Welter, R-Morris, invites local families to attend a free Children’s Health & Safety Expo from 9:00am – Noon on Saturday, August 18 at Saratoga Elementary School, located at 4040 N. Division Street. 

The event features over 30 state and local agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses covering a wide range of educational, health and child care, recreational and community services for families and children. Special attractions include the Traveling World of Reptiles Show and the popular Touch-A-Truck exhibit featuring over 20 trucks and a medical helicopter located in the parking lot.

Admission to the event is FREE with complimentary refreshments and a drawing for giveaways. Information will be available on topics such as bicycle safety, after-school programs, nutrition, eye care, the Illinois State Treasurer’s I-Cash program and more.  Complimentary basic Back to School haircuts for kids provided by Annika Gretencord, Stephanie Young, and Sara Olson will also be offered.
State Rep. David Allen Welter toured TransCanada's Sandwich Compressor Station today, joined here by Kendall County Board Chairman Scott Gryder and Kendall County Board Member Matt Prochaska. TransCanada is one of North America's leading energy infrastructure companies, with a natural gas pipeline that runs through the 75th District.

State Rep. David Allen Welter met with constituents at the American Legion in Sheridan on Thursday evening, joined by State Sen. Sue Rezin, R-Morris, neighboring Representative Jerry Long, R-Streator, and Deputy House Minority Leader Tom Demmer, R-Dixon.

Rep. David Allen Welter participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for LyondellBasell's new administration building on Tuesday, which will house the company's general offices, control room, laboratory and maintenance shop. LyondellBasell is excited to break ground on this nearly $55.2-million-dollar investment to community stakeholders.

State Rep. David Welter joined community leaders and local residents on Wednesday at the newly remodeled McDonald's located at 284 N. Front St. in Braidwood as the owner and staff celebrated their grand re-opening with a ribbon cutting, cake cutting and reception.