Senator Mattie Hunter's Health and Education Fair


On August 2nd, at Senator Mattie Hunter's Health and Education Fair, the American Heart Association and the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity partnered to educate over 500 individuals on the health impact of sugar sweetened beverages and the HEAL ACT. Volunteers collected surveys gauging the audiences' knowledge and decision-making regarding sugar sweetened beverages.

The American Heart Association and IAPO also took time during the event to present Senator Hunter with a Public Health Champion Award. Senator Hunter was all smiles as she accepted the prestigious award.

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