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     Diana O'Kelly

February 28, 2015


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Fremont Center Road Public Hearing
I know many of you have expressed interest to me regarding the Fremont Center Road improvement.  I wanted to get this information to you now so you can put it on your calendar.  Unfortunately the meeting is scheduled when I am out of town, so I will not be able to attend.

The Lake County Division of Transportation invites you to attend the initial Public Meeting concerning the study of potential roadway improvements to the intersection of Fremont Center Road and IL Route 60, and IL Route 83 in the Village of Grayslake, the Village of Mundelein and Fremont Township.  The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the project to the public, present the project schedule, and to seek public input and comments regarding the project. 
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:  Fremont Intermediate School
                 28754 N Fremont Center Road
                 Mundelein, IL
Defensive Driving Class
AARP and Fremont Township will be hosting a defensive driving class for drivers 55 and older which will be held on Thursday May 14 and Friday May 15, 2015 from 9 am to 1 pm.  You must attend both classes.  Please call 847 223-2847 to register.  Class size is limited to 25.  Cost is $15.00 if you are an AARP member.  $20.00 for non-AARP member.
Community Events

Coffee with the Mayor of Mundelein March 7, 2015 9 a.m.- 10 a.m.
Omega Restaurant 10 East Maple Street, Mundelein. Join Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz for a cup of coffee and conversation. Stop by...enjoy a cup of coffee and pastries and get an update on Village happenings. Plus, this is an opportunity to ask questions about what's new in Mundelein or share your thoughts and ideas. Reservations not necessary! Just stop in to chat.


Libertyville-Mundelein Community Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago (LMCA) Contact Number: 847-367-4713
Thursday, March 12, 2015  Reservation Period: February 12th to March 5th
Members of the Libertyville-Mundelein Community Associates of the

Art Institute will experience a day of Ukrainian culture and cuisine on

Chicago's West Side. They begin with a guided tour of St. Nicholas Cathedral, built in 1915, with its thirteen domes, golden chandelier, and brilliant frescoes. Next on the agenda is the SS. Volodymyr and Ohla Church with its icons and famous mosaic. Lunch will be served at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, followed by a visit to the Ukrainian National Museum.  


Fremont Library offers  The Ghost of Mary Surratt: "I Was Innocent"
Date:  3/18/2015 from  7:00 PM to 8:00 pm
Historical dramatist Lynn Rymarz portrays Mary Surratt, the first woman to be executed by the government for her alleged role in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. Hear about her life as a loving mother, widow, and landlord, and of her involvement with John Wilkes Booth. She proclaimed her innocence until the very end: "I should not have died on July 7, 1865. I was innocent."   Click here to register 


KIrk Players will present Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersy Lily 

March 27th and 28th at 7:30pm, March 28th and 29th at 2:00pm at the Mundelein High School Auditorium, 1350 W. Hawley Street, Mundelein, IL

Tickets are available at the door, online at, or by calling the  box office at 847-521-6192.  Approximate run time 100 minutes.


Mundelein High School AP Government students will be hosting a candidate forum for Mundelein Village Trustee Candidates on March 31st in the MHS Theater at 7pm. Open to the public. 


Dakotah's Indoor Farmers Market is open every Saturday through March from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 631 N. Midlothian Ave. in Mundelein. Enjoy shopping with many local food artisans at this indoor location! Sweet and savory pies, fresh fish, soup, honey, jams, pickles, sauces, salsas, fresh flowers, baked goods, and so much more! There is something new every week. 

Grand Dominion Home and Business Expo

The Lakeside Lodge at Grand Dominion

3555 Grand Dominion Circle, Mundelein, IL

Saturday April 11, 2015 from 8:30 am to 2 pm 


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Fremont Township Representatives


Bill Grinnell,
Highway Commissioner

Ed Sullivan Jr.

Christina McCann

Chic Martin
Connie Shanahan
Jeri Atleson
Tami Forman

Next Board Meeting
March  9, 2015

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Diana O'Kelly

Fremont Township Supervisor