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     Diana O'Kelly

  Township Supervisor

February 27, 2017

Time To Register The Kids For Baseball and Softball

It is time to register the kids for the 2017 Baseball and Softball season.  Click here for the MBSA information.

There is a fundraising event happening at the Double Tree to benefit the Lake County Stallions and MBSA.   Click here for more information 
Reminder-IDOT Meeting on Route 60/83 Proposed Improvement on Wednesday!
Public Input Requested
I received notice of the next 60/83 meeting from the Illinois Department of Transportation.  It will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at The Double Tree Hotel at 510 E. Illinois Route 83 in Mundelein.

The purpose of the meeting is to present the preferred alternative, show impacts to public lands and obtain public input.
College Students and Snowbirds Ballots Can Be Mailed 
Do you have a child at college who wishes to vote in the April Election?  Are you a snow bird?  Don't miss out on voting in your local election. Click here to order a ballot by mail.  Ballots will be mailed on March 20 for those wanting to vote by mail. Early voting also begins on March 20.

The county clerks office will not have the ballots available for you to view on-line until around March 20, but you are welcome to call Stacy at 847 377-2314 with questions.  To see a list of all candidates filed in Lake County click here , for referendum click here.
Voter Registration closes March 7.  If you would like to register at our office, please call 847 223-2847 for an appointment.
Affordable Pet Clinic Schedule
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.
Fremont Township Cert Hosts Pandemic Exercise
On Saturday, February 18th, Fremont CERT hosted the Lake County Health Department's Pandemic Exercise.  This annual exercise  prepares the county for any epidemic caused by disease or malicious acts of individuals or groups.  CERT members from around the county attended the practice in which applicants were registered, interviewed and finally given medication for themselves and/or other family members or neighbors.  This  preparedness exercise for the county and its' residents is supported by Homeland Security.  The exercise lasted for 4 hours as participants trained in helping the general public get help in a dangerous pandemic situation.   
Thank you to our Fremont Township Cert Team for their continued participation in the Community Emergency Response Team. This is another active program in ensuring preparedness in the event of an emergency in our area. 
More Scams -Don't Be Fooled!
Bank of America Scam-  Phishing and spoofing emails look like official Bank of America emails and try to trick you into visiting a fake website and providing your personal account information. These emails may also ask you to call a phone number and provide account information. Click here for more information
Did You Know There Is A Crisis Care Hotline Available
Crisis Counselors are available 24 hours a day to speak with you by phone. The number is: 847- 377-8088. You do not have to give your name when you call.They can help guide you through difficult times, manage stress, anxiety and depression, and cope with longer-term difficulties. Information and referrals to other Health Department programs are also available.

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Get Your RTA Pass at Fremont Township
Seniors 65 and over may apply for the RTA Pass at Fremont Township. Taking the train downtown?  This will save you money and it is free. It takes 3 to 4 weeks to receive the pass in the mail. We take your photo here at no cost to you. Questions?
(847)  223-2847

The RTA Reduced Fare Permit allows older adults, age 65 and older, and qualified people with disabilities and Medicare recipients to ride all RTA fixed-route services (regularly scheduled CTA, Metra and Pace buses or trains in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties) at a reduced fare.  
AARP Defensive Driving Course at Fremont Township

This class fills up quickly! The AARP Defensive Driving Course will be held on May 11 and May 12 from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm. You must attend both days.  Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to register. $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non AARP members.

Heads Up! Super Senior Program at Mundelein High 
If you are a senior citizen who resides in the Mundelein High School District, you are  invited to participate in the Super Seniors Activities program. Super Seniors attend dinner events, school plays, music concerts, and art shows.The next event is Thursday, April 27, 2017. Dinner at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria followed by the spring musical: "City of Angels"
They start taking reservations approximately four weeks before the event. Reservations are made by calling 847-949-2200 ext. 1266 and leaving the name, address and phone number of each senior citizen who is attending. 
Free Hearing Screening at Fremont Township
There are a few spots left.

Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam at Fremont Township
March 23rd Thursday from 10:00 am  – 2 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 23 from 10:00 am til 2 pm at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building.
Click here for the brochure

To make your reservation, call or email  Jeanne Pinkerton at  1-847-362-7500.

••FREE Hearing Screening!
••FREE Ear Canal Examination!
Transportation Options in Fremont Township
Eligible residents of Fremont Township  have access to two Pace Dial a Ride services. To register and make a reservation, call 1-800-201-6446.

Click here to see your transportation options and eligibility requirements

You will find the eligibility information in the brochures.
Fremont Library Used Book Sale and Model Trains
Friends of the Fremont Public Library Used Book Sale
1170 N Midlothian, Mundelein
Saturday, March 11 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday,   March 12 from   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

The North Central O Gaugers Model Railroad Club will also be at the Fremont Library  running their model trains on both days.  The theme will be circus trains and ther will be 3 model circus builders on display. 
Questions?  Call 847 918-3247.
The Gift of Music
Forty-year Fremont Township resident Mary Ann Beatty, and her sister, international opera star Joanna Porackova, will soon be giving the Chicago-area performances of their concert series "TOGETHER AT LAST--Sisters in Life, Sisters in Song":
  • Friday, April 21, 7:00 p.m., St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 22333 W. Erhart Road, Mundelein, IL
  • Sunday, April 23, 2:00 p.m., The Church of the Holy Spirit, (Episcopal),  400 E. Westminster, Lake Forest, IL
These concerts in Chicago, Boston, New York and northern Indiana, mark the first time that these two women have ever sung together as adults.  Music will include beloved duets, arias, and songs from the Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary Periods of Music.  There will be a free-will offering at both concert venues.  Mark your calendars now and join the sisters in their celebration of the gift of music.
50 or Older?  See What is Happening at the Regent Center

You don't have to live in the Mundelein Park District to take advantage of the programs for 50 and older at the Regent Center.  Click here for the March Programs.

Community Room Available at Fremont Township

Bridge meets on Mondays, but our community room is available for Fremont Township  groups to meet.  We have ten card tables and chairs, so if you want canasta, mahjong, pinochle or other games offered, you bring the people and we will provide the space.  Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 for availability. Our room is used heavily by the scouts and homeowner groups after school and evenings, but we want you to feel welcome to use it for your groups. 

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Diana O'Kelly
Fremont Township Supervisor 
How To Recycle More!
View the video below to see if you are recycling everything in your home that you can.
Electronic Recycling Drop Off Events
What items am I able to drop off?  Click here

Cuba Township: Road District Facility
28070 W. Cuba Road, Barrington, IL
Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
Excluding Holidays

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

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
What Am I Able To Recycle at Fremont Township?

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.  You may drop them in the bin on the front porch. This keeps them out of the landfill and puts them to good use.  


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

Contact Your Township Board 
   Fremont Township Representatives


Bill Grinnell
Highway Commissioner

Ed Sullivan Jr.

Christina McCann  

Chic Martin
Connie Shanahan
Jeri Atleson
Tami Forman

Next Board Meeting-March 13 7:00 pm
Annual Town Hall Meeting-April 11 7:00 pm

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