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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
March 13, 2018
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Forest Preserve Museum Opening Day - Free Admission
The  Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County  invites visitors of all ages to attend its grand opening event on Saturday, March 24 from 10am to 5pm at 1899 West Winchester Road in Libertyville. The family-friendly event includes free admission, guided tours of brand-new exhibitions, drop-in activities and the opportunity to meet paleoartist Tyler Keillor who created the world’s first scientifically accurate, life-sized Dryptosaurus for the new Dunn Museum. More Information
Affordable Pet Vaccination 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.
Spring 2018 Clinics:

4-H Vaccination Clinic
Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 East Peterson Road, Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 680-7200 [Directions Only]
March 31
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Beach Park Vaccination Clinic
Milton C. Jensen Public Works Facility
40185 Glendale Ave, Beach Park, IL 60099
(847) 746-1770
April 14
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Vernon Hills Police Department Clinic
Vernon Hills Public Works Building
490 Greenleaf Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
(847) 362-4449
April 28
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

For Pets Spayed/Neutered:
One year rabies vaccination and Lake County tag: $20.00
One year rabies vaccination, distemper and Lake County tag: $25.00 
Distemper complex (only): $10.00
Microchip: $15.00

For Pets Not Spayed/Neutered:
One year rabies vaccination and Lake County tag: $60.00
One year rabies vaccination, distemper and Lake County tag: $65.00 
Distemper complex (only): $10.00
Microchip: $15.00
Metra Parking Fee Hike At The Mundelein Train Station

Recently, the Mundelein Board of Trustees approved an increase to the daily parking rate at the Mundelein Metra station. Effective April 1, 2018, the rate will increase from $1.50 to $1.75 per day.

Kirk Players Presents Peter Pan and Wendy
Kirk Players will celebrate its 25 th anniversary of children’s show productions with the comedy-adventure classic , Peter Pan and Wendy.
The show will open on Friday, April 6 @ 7pm at Mundelein High School Theatre and follow with performances on Saturday, April 7 at 2pm and 7pm, and, Sunday, April 8 at 2pm.
This production will appeal to theatre-goers of all ages. More information and tickets can secured by visiting or calling 847-521-6192.
Welcome Our New Trustee Pat Stejskal
At the March 2018 Regular Meeting of the Fremont Township Board,we appointed Patricia Stejskal to fill the remainder of the vacant trustee term. Ms. Stejskal is employed as the Director of Institutional Effectiveness at McHenry County College, and is a Mundelein resident who has shown her commitment to volunteerism in Fremont Township. Since 2013, Pat has served as Team Leader for the Fremont Township Community Emergency Response Team, attended our board meetings and worked to educate our community on safety issues. 
AREA General Store to Host Weekly “Cup-A-Joe” Coffee Get Togethers for Veterans and Family Services

Mundelein’s AREA General Store is is now a host site for Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation’s “Cup-A-Joe” coffee gathering. The group gathers on Tuesdays each week at AREA General Store, located at 18 East Park Street in Mundelein. More Information
Pizza Throwdown To Benefit Students
Eight area pizzarias will be vying for the best pizza in Mundelein, all in an effort to raise funds for the Mundelein District 75 STEAM Foundation. The second annual Mundelein Pizza Throwdown will be held on March 15 from 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm at Carl Sandburg Middle School. More than 300 residents are expected to participate in the throwdown, voting for the best pizza, crust and sauce in all of Mundelein.

The event will benefit the D75 STEAM Foundation’s efforts providing enrichment in science, technology, engineering, arts and math education.
Green Living Fair March 17th
The 2018 Green Living Fair will be held on Saturday, March 17 th from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. at the Libertyville Civic Center, 135 W. Church St. in Libertyville, IL. Admission is FREE!

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about earth-healthy daily routines from the 40+ exhibitors featuring local environmental groups, businesses and youth clubs. There will also be continuous 30 minute Speaker Forums addressing today’s environmental challenges. No Goods or Services will be sold directly at the fair.

Recycling opportunities include bikes, bike parts, Styrofoam blocks, CDs, DVDs, eyeglasses, Christmas lights, hearing aids, cell phones, gym shoes wine corks, and rechargeable and small sealed lead-acid batteries.

Register for Flag Football
The Lake County Stallions Flag Football is an in house league for boys and girls 5 to 14 years old. The #1 focus of the league is to have fun while teaching kids the basic fundamentals flag football. 
Registration is now open for the upcoming TCYFL 7ON7 / FLAG season this spring. -. It's a fast pace, high energy style of football that focuses on player development and fun. 
Early Voting At Fremont Highway Continues til March 17
Early Voting at Fremont Township Highway Department is until March 17. They are located at 22376 Erhart Road, Mundelein. (Across from St. Mary's church)
Monday – Friday from 9:00 am til 5:00 pm
Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed on Sunday

Election Day is March 20.

To view your ballot or find out where to vote on election day,

Qeustions? Call 847 377-2406.
Upcoming Events at Fremont Township
Secretary of State Mobile DMV Event - The Mobile DMV will be at Fremont Township on April 13, 2018 from 10:00 am til 2:00 pm. More information.

Diabetes 101 - Lunch and learn about diabetes basics, presented by Advocate Condell.
Wednesday, April 25th at noon. 22385 Route 60 around back in the lower level.
$6 donation Call Kari Pohar to register at 847 740-6708.

Yoga Chair Yoga- Benefits of yoga include balance, strength, flexibility and protection from injury. This one hour class will meet for eight weeks beginning Thursday May 3 at 9:30 am. Click here for more information. Call Kari Pohar to register at 847 740-6708.

AARP Defensive Driving Course will be held on Tuesday, May 8 and Wednesday May 9 from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm. Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to register.
$15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non AARP members.
You must attend both classes.

Free Hearing and Otoscope Exam - Thursday May 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 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, March 15 from 10:00 am til 2 pm at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building.
To make your reservation, call or email Jeanne Pinkerton at (847) 362-7500.

A Matter of Balance - Do you have concerns about falling? Would you like to learn more about how to reduce the fear of falling? You are eligible if you are 60 or older, ambulatory, or concerned about falling. This eight week workshop begins Thursday July 12 from 10 am til noon at Fremont Township. Call Kari Pohar to register at 847 740-6708.

Electronic Recycling and Shredding - September 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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   
Transportation Options in Fremont Township
Access to Transportation
Eligible residents of Fremont Township have access to two Pace Dial a Ride services.

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
Prairieland Disposal and Recycling
21N988 Pepper Road, Lake Barrington, IL 
Monday - Friday ​8:00 am to 3:00 pm
​Saturday ​8:00 am to NOON​
​Closed on Legal Holidays
No cost for Lake County residents
​Businesses are prohibited
​(excluding misc. cords and cables)

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 
Grant Township: Road District Facility
26535 Molidor Road, Ingleside, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
​Excluding Holidays
No cost to Lake County residents
​Business are prohibited
​​(excluding misc. cords and cables)

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 
Click here for directions to any of these locations.
Recycle Bedding, Shoes, Eye Glasses, Hearing Aids, Flags Textiles and Yarn at Fremont Township
We accept eyeglasses, hearing aids and yarn
 No Pillows!!!!!!
If you have used towels, sheets or blankets that need to be recycled, bring them to Fremont Township to be donated to local Animal Shelters and Rescues.

Bring your American Flag to Fremont Township to ensure it is disposed of properly.

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.

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Next Board Meeting-
Tuesday April 10, at 5:30 pm
Annual Town Meeting
Tuesday April 10, at 7:00 pm