News You Can Use
Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
June 9, 2017
Mundelein’s 6th Annual Craft Beer Festival THIS Saturday!

Advance tickets are $40, and day of the event tickets are $45, which covers admission to the Beer Fest, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited samples from over 40 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. Last year over 2,000 people attended the event.

This popular festival will be held in the green space in front of the Mundelein Village Hall, 300 Plaza Circle, across from the Metra parking lot and Tighthead Brewing Company in Downtown Mundelein. The Mundelein Craft Beer Festival has the reputation of a “brewers’ brew fest.” Hope to see you there!

To purchase tickets, click here
Friends of Fremont Library Used Book Sale

Friends of the Fremont Library 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein, Il. 

Saturday June 10, 10:00 - 4:30
Sunday June 11, 1:00 – 4:30
Congressman in Mundelein on Saturday

Congressman Brad Schneider will be at Carl Sandburg Middle School on Saturday, June 10 at noon.  

Meat Raffle To Benefit Fremont Township

We are so lucky to have such support from our community for the food pantry in Fremont Township. Last year we served over 1000 people.  Emils in Mundelein is hosting a meat raffle on June 11th and the proceeds will be donated to the Fremont Township Food Pantry. I hope to see you at this event!  Click here for more information This is a great way to support a local business and the Food Pantry!

Road Closure

Wisconsin Central Railroad will be temporarily closing Old McHenry Road to through traffic from Midlothian Road to Quentin Road. The road closure is necessary for Wisconsin Central Railroad to repair the existing railroad crossing. The road closure will begin Tuesday, June 13 at 6 a.m. and is scheduled to reopen Friday, June 16 in the late afternoon.

Detour Route: Quentin Road, to Illinois Route 22, to Main Street, to Midlothian Road.

Miss Mundelein Pageant Entry Deadline Approaching

The deadline for your daughters to enter Miss Mundelein in June 13.  Click here for more information.

Farmers Market
The Mundelein Farmers Market will be held on Fridays from 3-7 p.m., June 16 through October 6, in the Santa Maria del Popolo Church parking lot on Highway Route 45. The MCC expects to have about 30-35 vendors each week, there will be a featured local business and non-profit group each week. Click here to see the vendors.

Household Chemical Waste Collection Saturday June 17
Is The Beach Open?
Did you know the Lake County Health Department monitors lake water in over 100 Lake Michigan and inland beaches for high bacteria? Before going to the beach, make sure your favorite spot is open by checking the beach advisory page.
We Accept Donations
As you know, Fremont Township has a food pantry that is run by donations from our community.  We also have home bound seniors who we deliver to that are in need of ensure.  If you are no longer in need of ensure, we are happy to accept it.
Job Opportunites
Scam Of The Week

Be alert for fake emails that look like they come from your local police or State Dept of Motor Vehicles (DMV) claiming you have a traffic violation. There is a scam that falsely states you have outstanding violations you need to either pay for or refute, and if you don't your license will be revoked. Remember that citations are never emailed with links in them, or sent out with an email attachment.

You can never be to cautious with people trying to scam and/or steal your information!

Blood Drive
The next Mundelein blood drive will be Saturday, July 1 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Mundelein Fire Station #1 on Midlothian.
Saddlebrook Craft Show

There is a craft show in Saddlebrook at the Lake Lodge from 9:00 am til 3:00 pm on Saturday, July 15.
Grand Dominion Singers Present Summer Concert

The Grand Dominion Singers invite everyone from the area to attend their Summer Concert at the Lakeside Lodge in Grand Dominion.  “Accentuate the Positive” will be presented on Friday, July 14 at 7:00 pm and again on Sunday, July 16 at 2:30 pm.  This year’s music will include numerous Hoagy Carmichael compositions, positive and uplifting songs, and other music from “Bye, Bye, Birdie”, “Chicago” and other musicals.   Tickets are available for $8 for adults and $5 for children up to 18.  Contact the Director, Martha Swan at 847-566-9945, for more information.  Doors open a half hour before the concert for first-come-first-served seating.   The Grand Dominion Singers are comprised of almost thirty voices from residents of Grand Dominion as well as members from around the Chicago suburbs.  Come and enjoy some wonderful summer music.
August 20 is the Grand Dominion Car Show Benefiting the Fremont Township Food Pantry

Every year the wonderful volunteers at Grand Dominion, led by Bob Giles, host a car show to benefit the Fremont Township Food Pantry.  Mark your calendar for August 20 from 11 am til 3 pm.  This is a don't miss event! These volunteers are neighbors helping neighbors and this event is incredible!!!!
Free Hearing Screening
These events fill up quickly! 8 spots left!!!
June 29 Thursday from 10:00 am  – 3 pm
Audibel Hearing Aid Center in Libertyville, a leader in “Better Hearing Health” is pleased to offer a Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam Event on Thursday, June 29 from 10:00 am til 3 pm at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building.

Click here for the brochureTo make your reservation, call or email  Jeanne Pinkerton at  1-847-362-7500.

••FREE Hearing Screening!

••FREE Ear Canal Examination!

Red, White and Brew- Grilling Techniques
July 12 at noon.  Open to Seniors 60+ Watch as they demonstrate grilling techniques and sample some of the food.  A $5 donation is suggested.  RSVP to Kari Pohar at 847 740-6708. Donations are appreciated, but no senior will be denied to register for any event due to the inability to make a donation.
Lunch and Learn About Senior Scams
There are so many scams and crimes targeting our seniors now. Charity Scam, Spoofing Scams, Grand Parent Scams, Internet Safety and Ruse Burglaries will be discussed. Please consider joining us to learn about these crimes and how to protect yourself against them on Tuesday, July 18th at 12 pm in the lower level of our Fremont Township Office.  Lunch is provided and an $8 donation is requested. To attend, please call Kari Pohar at (847) 740-6708. Donations are encouraged, however, no senior will be denied to register for a program due to the inability to make a donation.
Renew Your License at Fremont Township
July 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

For your convenience, Fremont Township is hosting a Mobile Drivers License Renewal on July 19 with Secretary of State Jesse White's office.  In order to renew your license or State ID at this event, your license or ID must be expiring within one year of July 19, 2018. (July 18th birthdate is the latest) Seniors can get a state ID for free.

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Donate Diapers to Fremont Township
We accept diaper donations for children and adults. If you have diapers you are no longer in need of, please consider donating them to Fremont Township. We do accept open bags.

If you are aware of Fremont Township residents  in need of diapers,( children or adult)  please have them contact our office at 847 223-2847 .

Electronic Recycling Opportunities
Fremont Township has a Recycle O Rama scheduled for September 30.  If you need to dispose of electronics before then, below are the drop off locations. 
Grant Township: Road District Facility
26535 Molidor Road, Ingleside, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
​Excluding Holidays

Grayslake: Public Works Facility
585 Berry Avenue, Grayslake, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Saturday  ​8:00 am to NOON
​Excluding Holidays
Also Accepting:
​Clothing & Textiles, Shoes,
​Mixed Paper, Cardboard,
​Plastic Containers, Glass Bottles & Jars,
​Steel Cans, Food Scraps 
Cuba Township: Road District Facility
28070 W. Cuba Road, Barrington, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
​Excluding Holidays

Highland Park: Recycling Center
1180 Half Day Road, Highland Park, IL
​Every Tuesday 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
​1st Saturday of the month 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
​​Excluding Holidays
Also Accepting:
​Clothing and Textiles, Shoes,
Polystyrene Foam: Cup, Containers &
​Packaging, Fluorescent Light Bulbs  
We Accept Your American Flags

To ensure your American Flag is disposed of properly, bring it to Fremont Township.
Recycle Bedding- But No Pillows
Recycle Bedding for the Dogs

No Pillows!!!!!!
If you have used towels, sheets or blankets that need to be recycled, please consider bringing them to Fremont Township at 22385 Route 60, Mundelein to be donated to local Animal Shelters and Rescues.  You can drop them off in the bin on our front porch. 
Recycle Shoes, Eye Glasses, and Textiles at Fremont Township

Did you know 85 percent of clothing ends up in the landfill? Bring your new, gently used, and used clothing to be reused or recycled.

Use our  textile bin in our parking lot.  Click here for a list of acceptable items.

Fremont Township recycles shoes year round.  You will find a bin on our front porch.  If you are disposing of shoes that have laces, please tie the laces together.  

We also accept eyeglasses and hearing aids. 

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If you need to contact me, please call the office at 847 223-2847 or my cell at 847 833-1019.
Diana O'Kelly
Fremont Township Supervisor