Sky Guy Joins Vendors For A Healthier America

Chicago Sky mascot Sky Guy was on hand for a lesson in fitness and fun on Saturday, October 13, 2012 for the 9th Annual Healthy Lifestyle Expo at the Sach’s Recreation Center in Deerfield, Illinois.

The event, which featured over 75 different vendors, included fitness demonstrations, healthy cooking demonstrations, free sampling of healthy foods and much more. Along with the Chicago Sky, other vendors such as Wellness Center, Chiro One Wellness Centers, First Midwest Bank, Fitness Experts were at Sachs to offer attendees assistance and advice on how to live healthier.

Sponsored by Walgreens, Deerfield Bank & Trust and Natural Awakenings, the event also offered many visitors free flu shots, pneumonia screenings and hearing, glaucoma, blood pressure, blood glucose and body fat screenings. Walgreens had pharmacy technicians on site to provide Medicare consultations, medication consultations and immunization counseling.

Sky Guy and his team of Sky staff provided basketball fun for everyone at the Expo and hosted shooting competitions on the Sky pop-a-shot as well as distributing cool Sky giveaway items and discussing how a sport like basketball can fit into your “healthy living” plans no matter what level you play the game. The Sky also advised attendees on upcoming youth basketball clinics that will be held at Lane Tech High School and Chicago Academy High School. Click here for more information or to register for the Lane Tech Clinic on Saturday Oct 20 or the Chicago Academy High School Clinic on Saturday Oct 27.

Sachs Recreation Center is the official training facility of the Chicago Sky! For more information about Sachs Recreation Center click here.