News You Can Use
Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
November 18, 2019
Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scammers Pretending to be Government Officials
Another scam! This scam involves con artists calling Lake County residents, introducing themselves as a member of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The scammers utilize an actual name of a Sheriff’s Office employee. The scammer then informs the victim a Lake County Judge (also utilizing the name of an actual Judge) issued an arrest warrant. The caller is then instructed to purchase a “voucher” in order to avoid arrest.

Neither the Sheriff’s Office nor 19th Judicial Circuit call residents and request money. Lake County Government will not ask for or accept payment in the form of gift cards or ‘Green Dot’ cards.

The best course of action is to hang up and if utilizing a cellphone, block the caller’s telephone number from being able to contact you again. You may also file a report with your local law-enforcement agency. If you are ever doubtful of a government official contacting you by phone, you may always hang up and call back utilizing the known telephone number for the government office which contacted you.

Remember, if you did not initiate the telephone conversation:
1. Do Not provide any personal information;
2. Do Not tell when you leave your residence;
3. Document the number calling along with any information about the call;
4. Report the incident to your local law enforcement agency as soon as possible.

The other scams that continue in our area are IRS, Social Security, Medicare, Microsoft. They wouldn't continue calling if the scams didn't work. Don't give any information to anyone over the phone and don't tell them anything about your computer.
Donate Coats to Fremont Township
Fremont Township accepts coats. Have your children outgrown their coats but they still have life in them? We are especially low on boys and men's coats. Drop them off at our Administrative building at 22385 Route 60. We also accept all other outer ware. All donations go to local residents in need.
Where to go Sledding in Lake County
The Forest Preserve Sled hills are located at  Lakewood  in Wauconda and at  Old School  in Libertyville. The Old School hill is open 6:30 am–sunset, daily when conditions allow for sledding. To access the sled hill, follow the roadway until you reach the parking area on your right signed for sledding and skating.
The Lakewood hill is part of a dedicated Winter Sports Area at that site, and is lighted, allowing for extended winter fun 6:30 am–9 pm, daily. 
Adopt a Senior
We still have seniors available to adopt for Christmas. Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 if you are interested in adopting a senior.
Thank You to Our residents and Jewel
The donations you are making at the register at Jewel on 176 and Midlothian are going directly for Thanksgiving meals for residents in our community. We appreciate our partnership with Jewel and Store Manager Bill Reckert.
Emergency Contact Information
The Secretary of State allows you to enter emergency contact information as well as disability/special needs information into a voluntary, secure database at no charge. In the event you are involved in a motor vehicle crash or other emergency where you are unable to communicate, law enforcement can access this information and notify your loved ones, as well as provide any helpful information to emergency personnel. Click here to register.
Need a Copy of Your Drivers License or State ID?
You may now avoid going to the DMV to obtain a Duplicate ID or Drivers License.
Need a Replacement Social Security Card?
You are able to request a replacement Social Security Card on line if you:

Are a US citizen 18 or older
Have a US mailing address
Are not requesting a name change
Have a vaild driver's license or state-issued identification card
Have a valid email address

By creating this account you can receive personalized estimates of future benefits based on your real earnings, see your latest Statement, and review your earnings history. 
What Does the Food Pantry Need?
Many of you ask what you can do to help? We are in need of size 4 and 5 diapers.
Our food needs are spaghetti sauce, crackers, instant flavored oatmeal, applesauce, canned fruit, rice, sloppy joe Sauce, jelly, cereal and side dishes. We are also in need of toiletries- (shampoo, conditioner, deodorant) and cleaning supplies.
Sign Up For Low Income Energy Assistance
Appointments are now being taken at Fremont Township for Fremont Township residents who meet the income guidelines. If you know residents that meet this criteria, please have them call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to schedule an appointment. Currently, appointments are being taken for Seniors and People with disabilities. Beginning December 1, 2019 all others who meet the income guidelines may apply.
Household Size
Gross Monthly Income
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
$1561.00
$2114.00
$2666.00
$3219.00
$3771.00
$4324.00
$4876.00
Mundelein High School Present The Elephant Man
November 21, 22, 23 at 7:30 pm & November 22 at 3:45 pm
John Merrick is a horribly deformed young man – victim of rare skin and bone diseases. Seen as a freak by society, his life changes when young physician Frederick Treves agrees to care for him. This show will be performed with the audience seated onstage in a 200 seat thrust configuration. This show is not recommended for children. 
Light Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds
Santa's Rock n Lights

  • Friday, November 22, 20195:00 PM 
  • Tuesday, December 31, 201910:00 PM
  • Drive through Light Show
November 22 - Dec 31: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

For tickets and more information click here.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group at Fremont Library
Offered through the Alzheimer's Association of Illinois, this support group creates a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. The group's goal is to educate and inform participants about dementia and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems.

This caregiver support group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. There is no December meeting. Next meeting is Tuesday, November 26
2:00pm - 3:30pm Information
Holiday Arts and Crafts Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds


Holiday Arts and Crafts Show


Friday, November 29: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday, November 30: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, Dec 1: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Hawthorn Woods Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday, November 30
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hawthorn Woods Village Barn (2 Lagoon Drive)
ADMISSION IS FREE! 

Decorate your home or search for the perfect holiday gift at the annual Hawthorn Woods Holiday Craft Fair. Twenty-six (26) vendors will sell their unique and handcrafted items to make your holiday season extra special. 
Mundelein Tree Lighting
Mundelein Tree Lighting, December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The holiday tree lighting ceremony and fireworks display held at Mundelein Village Plaza. Festivities begin with music, singing and other holiday themed entertainment. Santa Claus will help with the official countdown for the lighting of the Village Holiday Tree followed by an amazing fireworks display! Mundelein Park & Recreation District will be on hand with free hot chocolate and goodies.
Mundelein Citizen Police Academy Alumni Fundraiser
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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
​LIMIT OF TEN ITEMS PER VISIT INCLUDING ONE TV
​(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
​LIMIT OF TEN ITEMS PER VISIT
​​(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 
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.
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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.

 Fremont Township Representatives

    
Supervisor

Highway Commissioner

Assessor

Clerk 

Trustees

Next Board Meeting-
Monday, December 9, at 6:30 pm