Wauconda Memorial Day Parade information Click here
Lock Your Car Doors
Just a reminder to lock your car doors in your driveway. Every year we hear of people stealing things out of parked cars. The Forest Preserve also warns you not to leave your purses in your car while enjoying the preserves. They have had reports of broken car windows and theft.
Once endangered, bald eagles find nesting place in Lake County
Click here to read this article written by Sheryl Devore of the News Sun
Fremont Cert on the Radio
The next CERT PRESENTS show is on May 28, 2015 at 8:00pm on WRLR 98.3 fm and online with a webcam at Wrlr.fm.
The show will feature Mike Atkinson of FREMONT TOWNSHIP CERT discussing cyber security and how to prepare your data for an emergency. They will additionally present news items on railroad safety and feature an interview with Terry Cox who has participated in recovery efforts after a railroad incident in Buffalo Grove in 2009.
Consider Sharing your Native Plants
If you are splitting your native flowers consider sharing with the garden. We are looking for donations of native flowering plants for the Fremont Township Community Garden. Our garden would like to do its part to support the native pollinators that are an integral part of our food web. Native plants provide food and shelter for these insects, while helping produce food for us. If you have extra native plants, such as echinacea, yellow coneflower, bergamot, boneset, blazing star, compass flower, little bluestem or prairie dropseed, please consider sharing with our community garden! Contact Alicia at email@example.com to coordinate drop-off.
Mundelein Craft Beer Festival
Mundelein Community Connections and Tighthead Brewing Company will host the 4th Annual Mundelein Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 1p.m. to 5 p.m. Advance tickets will be $40 and day of the event tickets are $45. The festival will be held in the green space in front of the new Village Hall across from the Metra parking lot and Tighthead Brewing Company in Downtown Mundelein.
Tickets grant guests admission to the festival, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited samples from over 30 breweries and great live music. Food will be available for purchase from local restaurant vendors and food trucks. Designated driver tickets are available, as well. For a complete overview of the event please visit www.tightheadbrewing.comor Click here for the event's Facebook page.
Free Habitat Walks for Seniors in the Forest Preserve
The Forest Preserves presents a walking series for seniors, focusing on the various habitats in the county. The intent is not only to showcase a variety of habitats found in Lake County, but to also introduce participants to many different preserves. Habitat Walks for Seniors, are guided by a Naturalist and are paced to the group's ability. Generally held the first Wednesday of every month, Habitat Walks for Seniors begin at 9:00 AM.
FREE Habitat Walks for Seniors are being offered at these preserves in 2015:
Nippersink - Entrance parking lot, Round Lake Wed., June 3
Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic June 6 in Mundelein for Seniors 55 and over
You must be 55 or older to attend this clinic.
Low-cost pet vaccination clinics provide a convenient and affordable way to keep pets up to date with their shots and rabies tags. Pets are taken on a first come first served basis. All animals brought to a clinic must be at least four months old. Dogs must be leashed and cats placed in carriers. Only cash will be accepted on site. For more information, call: 847.377.4700.
June 6 - 9 a.m. to noon The Regent Center Vaccination Clinic
for Seniors Only
1200 Regent Drive, Mundelein Nail trims available for a $5 donation
For spayed/neutered pets:
One-year rabies vaccination and Lake County tag: $10
One-year rabies vaccination, tag and distemper: $20
Distemper complex only: $10
For pets not spayed/neutered:
One-year rabies vaccination and Lake County tag: $50
One-year rabies vaccination, tag and distemper: $60
If you have used towels, sheets or blankets that need to be recycled, please consider bringing them to Fremont Township at 22385 Rt 60, Mundelein to be donated to local Animal Shelters and Rescues. Please drop them in the bin on the front porch. This keeps them out of the landfill and puts them to good use.
We also accept eye glasses and shoes to be recycled year round. If you are disposing of shoes that have laces, please tie the laces together. Thanks to our residents, we recycled 1240 pairs of shoes in the last twelve months!
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