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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
July 5, 2017
Forest Preserve Civil War Days - July 8 and 9 at Lakewood
The boom of cannons, the crack of rifles, the galloping of horse hooves welcomes you at the annual Civil War Days encampment. Wander the camps to see soldiers, civilians and tradesmen at work. Watch as union and confederate forces collide in battle. A large scale battle can be viewed on both Saturday and Sunday. Visit the 1863 Summer Fair, meet President Lincoln and shop Civil War era vendors. 
Friends of The Fremont Public Library Used Book Sale
Saturday July 8, 10:00 - 4:30
Sunday July 9, 1:00 – 4:30

The NORTH CENTRAL O GAUGERS Model Railroad Club, Inc. will also be running their Model trains from 10:00-4:00 on Sat. July 8.   Any questions call: 847-918-3247.  
Free Shredding Events
Protect yourself from identity theft by gathering your personal, sensitive information. Please no plastic bags and limit to three paper bags and three small boxes of shredding. Items you can shred include tax information and returns, investment records and statements, bank statements, cancelled checks, paycheck stubs, ATM and credit card receipts, credit card statements, insurance, utility bills and other household financial information, personal documents, pictures and more! All paper collected is 100% broken down and recycled. All events will run from 9 AM to 12 PM.  

Saturday, July 8 Libertyville Bank & Trust 201 E. Hurlburt Ct. | Libertyville

Saturday, July 8 Mundelein Community Bank 1110 W. Maple Ave. | Mundelein
Park on Park in Mundelein

The cruise night specializes in pre-1977 vehicles only (NO exceptions)By limiting attendants to classic cars, the event draws some of the finest vehicles in the area. They offer an organized event that has something for owners and spectators alike.

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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.
Under 75? Renew Your License at Fremont Township
Please note Seniors 75 and over must go to the DMV because they need a road test.

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, 22385 Route 60, Mundelein, Il

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.

To find out the Acceptable ID click here. Questions?  Call  312 814-3676 and ask for Felix or Ron.

Services provided at the mobile event include:

Renewal/Correction of Drivers License

New/Renewal/Correction of State ID

License Plate stickers

Motor Voter Registration with Renewal of DL/ID

Organ Donor Registration with Renewal DL/ID

Seniors Age 65 and up (no charge for State ID)

Take Charge Of Your Diabetes
The Department on Aging is presenting this program on Taking Charge of Your Diabetes.  You will Meet at Fremont Township on Wednesdays from July 26 thru August 30 from 9:30 am til noon. There is no charge for the class. Call Donna Copeland Hill
NE Illinois Agency on Aging 630-293-5990 to sign up or ask questions.
2017 Tax Assessment Help Centers

Property Owners in Fremont Township have until July 31 to appeal their assessment.  Should you appeal yours?  Lake County offers a help center to help you determine if you might be over assessed.

Residents will work one on one with a member of the Chief County Assessment Office staff for personal assistance with evaluating their property tax assessment. The county provides valuable web applications to the public, which will be utilized during these sessions, at two convenient locations.

Click here for the schedule

If you find data that says you are over assessed, or there is incorrect information, you are welcome to bring it to your Fremont Township Assessor's office before filing an appeal with Lake County..

2017 Summer Concerts at Independence Grove
The Events in the Plaza outdoor concerts are held Tuesdays, 7:30 pm, June 13–August 8, 2017, at Independence Grove Forest Preserve  in Libertyville. No rain dates. No concert on July 4.  For concert updates, call our Hotline at 847-968-3497or follow us on Twitter @IndependenceGro.
Chicago Polar Express Tickets On Sale Now!
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.

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

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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   
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.
Round Lake Park Summer Festival - July 22, 2017

Enjoy Summer Fun on July 22, 2017 at the Round Lake Park Village Hall
203 E Lake Shore Drive, Round Lake Park 
Click here for more information
Lake County Fair
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!!!!
Fremont Township Food Pantry Accepts Ensure Too!
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.
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 and Yarn 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 hearing aids and yarn.