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Healthy Lombard accepting 'Health Heroes' nominations

Published: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 1:59 p.m. CDT

LOMBARD – Healthy Lombard is accepting nominations for its annual Health Heroes recognition, which honors individuals who have made a noticeable effort to improve their health and wellness over the past calendar year.

This year's nominations can include area companies that have made positive, healthy changes in their work environment.

Nominees chosen will receive their awards at the 2014 Healthy Lombard Fitness February Fair on Feb. 22 at Yorktown Shopping Center. Staley, the Chicago Bears mascot, will present the awards.

The fair, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will feature health-related displays, free health screenings and the opportunity to participate in presentations. Healthy Lombard is a nonprofit established in 2009 to address childhood obesity and promote healthy living.

For more information on how to submit a nomination, visit www.healthylombard.com.

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