Tee Off For Kindred Life Golf Outing 2018

Please join us on Friday, June 8th at beautiful White Deer Run Golf Club in Vernon Hills for an afternoon round of golf, dinner and silent auction. Win a chance to golf with Jim Morrissey who was a member of the ’85 Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears. Your participation supports teen moms and their families and helps them become self-sufficient through mentoring, counseling, life skills and practical assistance. We are also looking for donations for our silent auction. For more information contact Amanda at or by phone at 847-721-9438. 

Mental Health Fair

CLC News

May 25: CLC hosts 11th annual Memorial Day ceremony
The 11th annual College of Lake County Memorial Day ceremony will take place at noon Friday, May 25 in the A Wing Auditorium (Room A011) at the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. The public is invited to attend.

CLC named Tree Campus USA for stewardship, educational efforts
Several weeks after gaining Bee Campus USA status, the College of Lake County was recently named a Tree Campus USA by the Lincoln, Neb.-based Arbor Day Foundation. The designation recognizes CLC’s efforts to manage and expand its tree population, which includes the Grayslake Campus’ 1,008 trees that comprise 139 species. For more information, visit

CLC names Kurt Peterson, Ph.D., as executive director of  college Foundation
The College of Lake County has named Kurt Peterson, Ph.D., as executive director of the CLC Foundation.  Petersonwho started May 7, has 20 years of experience in higher education, including the past six years at Loyola University Chicago. For details, visit


Join your neighbors at the 8th Annual GLMV EXTREME BLOCK PARTY & FAMILY EXPO & TASTE - FREE

Sat. May 19, 10 am – 3 pm at Doubletree Hotel, 510 Rt. 83, Mundelein (indoors)
* 100+ shop local vendors all under 1 roof
* Free food samples from favorite local eateries: Chick-Fil A, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Catered Productions and others
* Dave Dinaso’s Traveling World of Reptile show - 11:30 am
* Chick –Fil A COW
* Raffles
* Giveaways, product demos, show specials
* Voter Registration
* Family activities, fun for the whole family
* Event Sponsors: DreamMakers Bath & Kitchen, The Atworth at Mellody Farms
* Free Admission/Parking
* Vendor Space Available
For more information, visit

Garage Sale Central

105 Hastings Court (New Century Subdivision)
Thursday and Friday May 24 & 25th (9-4)
Household items, clothing, shoes, books, CDs, bikes, tools and much more.

Charity Garage Sale to Benefit JDRF
281 Camargo Court (Gregg's Landing)
Thursday, May 17th - Saturday May 19 8:00-5:00PM
Over 30 families participating


Vernon Township 10th Annual Community Garage Sale
Over 60 vendors selling their unwanted treasures.
Saturday, June 9, 2018 10:00am-3:00pm
Prairie View Metra Station 2701 Main St, Buffalo Grove

Gregg's Landing Community Garage Sale
Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19 
9:00 - 5:00 daily
Sign up by clicking here

Save the Date
Anna Schreck & Linda Allibone invite you to come join us at the Annual
On June 1st  2nd, and 3rd from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
There will be furniture, clothing, toys, books, collectables, and much more!
Contact us for more info
Anna Schreck l Broker 847-401-0425
Linda Allibone l Broker 847-309-6839

Centennial Crossing Community Garage Sale
June 1st and 2nd from 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Click here to sign up
Email your questions here


Sign Up for Blackboard Connect Emergency 911 Call System

The Village of Vernon Hills uses a number our resources to keep people informed. Blackboard Connect is the Village’s reverse 911 emergency phone system used to notify people of extremely time-bound or urgent information — for instance an emergency road closure or a neighborhood utility problem.
Published telephone landlines are automatically included in the Blackboard Connect database. However if you do not have a published landline, your are urged to enroll any appropriate cellphone numbers for your household. Sign up by going to the Blackboard Connect webpage ( and creating an account using your email address. A physical address is also required, which allows messages to be routed to specific neighborhoods.

Learn more about other Village communication options on the Village’s “Notify Me” webpage – the link is found at the bottom of the Village website, The “Blackboard Connect” link is found at the top of the “Notify Me” list.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Vernon Hills Lacrosse Tournament

The Leahy Family Foundation is looking for volunteers to help raise money for charity and take part in one of the biggest lacrosse tournaments in the country – July 14 and 15.  This will be an excellent opportunity to work up a sweat by giving back to the community.  Young people can also gain volunteer experience needed for scholarship applications and resumes by joining you in the experience.  While we welcome students and families, we ask all volunteers to be age 16 and over, as volunteers will be cooking and serving hot food.
The Pipe City Lacrosse Festival is held on the American Hotel grounds, as well as the high school stadium, the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex, and all of the surrounding athletic fields.  This year 225 teams will be playing, joined by nearly 25,000 spectators.  The Leahy Family has generously donated their land for the event and the Leahy Family Foundation will be providing the concessions for the entire tournament. 
The money raised will benefit charities that aid individuals with special needs, provide educational support for children, and fund cancer research.  Some of the charitable organizations supported by the Foundation are: Boys & Girls Club of Lake County, Gateway for Cancer Research, the H Foundation, and NSSRA.
The event requires more than 100 volunteers to run efficiently. Volunteers will be needed for 4 hour shifts between the hours of 8am and 6pm on Saturday 7/14, and between 8am and 4pm on Sunday 7/15.  Encourage your family and friends to volunteer with you!
If you are interested, please contact Paula Motzny at 847-743-1996 or at

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