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     Diana O'Kelly

March 24. 2015
Local Easter Egg Hunt

Local Easter Egg Hunts:

Mouse in the house/Debbie's Floral 425 N. Lake St. Saturday, March 28th
2:00 pm Easter Egg Hunt                                 847-902-7390
Light refreshments, and prizes  


Culver's Mundelein        220 Oak Creek Plaza
Saturday, April 4th
10 am - 10:30 am kids 6 and under       (847) 566-6900
10:30-11:00 am  kids 7-12yrs      


Mundelein Park & Recreation District
Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 pm - Mundelein Community Center
Great Egg Quest (ages 7-11 with adult). Must Pre-register!
$12 Mundelein residents, $14 non-residents


FREE Egg Hunt - Keith Mione Community Park.
Friday, April 3
10 a.m. ages 1-2
10:15 a.m. (ages 1-6 with adult) ages 3-4
10:30 a.m. ages 5-6


Thank you to Holly Kim for forwarding this information to me.

Early Voting is Open

Click here to find out what is on your ballot and where you vote.


Early Voting is from March 23 - April 4.  If you live in Fremont Township, your early voting location is the Fremont Library.

You can vote early Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm and on Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. 

Election Day is April 7. 


Where do I see the candidates?

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.


Volunteer to help at the Township Community Garden
We are very proud of our Fremont Township Community Garden which functions as a source of food for our low income seniors and food pantry clients. The garden has also become an educational opportunity for residents, scouts and community groups and a great place to meet new friends.  You are welcome and invited to get involved with our garden. Please contact Alicia Dodd at and like the Facebook page.
Ten Internships Available at Circuit Clerk's Office

Ten full-time, paid summer internships will be available within the Lake County Circuit Clerk's Office.  The program provides an opportunity for students to experience working in public service and government while learning about the services the Circuit Clerk's Office provides to the community. Interns must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university, demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Applications are available at the circuit clerk's website.

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. 
Transportation Update
For your convenience, I am working on putting local transportation updates on our website so you can go to to get information on Fremont Center, Peterson/83, Rollins Road Gateway, Midlothian/Gilmer and Route 53.  The county will be updating these pages soon. 
Rain Barrel, Compost Bin and Native Plant Sale

Conserve Lake County Native Plant Sale
Conserve Lake County Native Plant Sale

Buy Native Plants Online

Click here for more information


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Community Events

The Kirk Players are holding auditions for their children's production, Charlotte's Web based on the book by E.B. White adapted by Joseph Robinette, at St. Andrew's church in Mundelein located at 10 South Lake Street in Mundelein on Monday, March 30th and Tuesday, March 31st at 7:00pm. Click here


Boy Scout Troop 303 Mulch Fundraiser 

The boys of Scout Troop 303 are selling bags of premium mulch to earn their way to summer camp and other Scouting adventures. They deliver the "mulch" bags to your home (min 10 bags for free delivery) and also offer "mulch" installation too (additional fee applies).

Accepting Mulch orders: March - April 27 

Delivery and Install Dates: April 11, 12 & May 2, 3

Cost: $3.50 per 2.0 cubic ft. bag (14 bags = 1 cubic yard) 

(4) colors: Non Dyed - Natural Dyed - Dark Walnut, Dark Brown and Red 

To contact them go to  


Join Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz and Trustee Robin Meier for a cup of coffee and conversation on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9 am at Omega Restaurant.  This is an opportunity to ask questions about what's new in Mundelein or share your thoughts and ideas. Reservations not necessary!  

Libertyville-Mundelein Community Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago 

EVENT DATE: Monday, April 20, 2015 Reservation Period: March 16-April 6 Contact Number: 847-367-4713 

IRELAND: A JOURNEY TO THE EMERALD ISLE Celebrating Art and Music They will be "touring" Ireland at the April program in downtown Chicago. This unique event features music inspired by the current exhibition, Ireland: Crossroads of Creativity, 1690-1840, which highlights cultural achievements of a key period in Irish history. Jeff Nigro, art historian and lecturer, will share a stunning array of paintings, furniture, ceramics, silver and sculpture, bringing the era alive. In addition, special attention to musical connections will compliment the lecture with varied and rich music in the dynamic traditions and enchanting culture of the Emerald Isle


The Fremont Township Annual Town Meeting is Tuesday, April 14 at 7 pm in the lower level of the Administrative Office


Deer Park Mall Sponsors Recycling and Shredding Event
Electronic Recycling & Shredding Event at the Deer Park Mall

Saturday, April 18 9am-1pm

Electronics and paper shredding will begin at 9am.  Cars will line-up on the south end of the shopping center near Cozy Feet and be directed through the line.  The event concludes at 1pm. 

For paper shredding, the following is acceptable: Staples, paper clips, small binder clips, manila envelopes, window envelopes, generally any type of paper product.

Unacceptable items include three ring binders (three hole punch), and any type of heavy metal.

Maximum paper acceptance is 4 copy paper size boxes or 10 jewel bags.

Click here for a list of accepted items
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Diana O'Kelly

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