Vernon Hills Food Drive

Please help those in need by donating non-perishable food products, household and personal items to the Vernon/Libertyville Township Food Pantry

Vernon Hills Village Hall
Vernon Hills Police Department
Vernon Hills Public Works

If your organization would like to have a food drive and need a way to transport the collection items to the Township, please call Lisa at 847-918-3562 and we will arrange a pick up. 

July 4th


Register now for the Vernon Hills July 4th Parade.  

Volunteers are always need to assist on the 4th with the staging of the parade.  If you are interested or would like mor information, contact or call 847-918-3562.

Vernon Hills American Legion Post 1247 will be hosting BINGO at the Vernon Hills Golf Course, 291 Evergreen Drive on the first Thursday of the month. The next event will be Thursday April 4 beginning at 6:30PM.  Proceeds go to support programs sponsored by the Post, such as the Wounded Warrior Project among others. A cash bar along with food is available from the Vernon Hills Golf Course Grill.


CLC News

April 4: Author Jessica Anne to present workshop and reading
Chicago-based author Jessica Anne will read from her multi-genre book, “A Manual for Nothing,” at 7 p. m. Thursday, April 4 in Room A013 at the College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus. Anne also will offer a free, creative writing workshop on the same date from 3-4:30 p.m. in Room T332. For details, visit
April 7: Explore the ocean bottom in Erth’s 'Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure' at JLC
The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure – this time, to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure comes to the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus on Sunday, April 7 at 3 p.m. For more information, visit
April 11: Options Fair provides transition info for students with disabilities
The 2019 Options Fair for high school and college students with disabilities and their families will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the College of Lake County. Fifty agencies and organizations will provide vital information for individuals with disabilities, community and education professionals and families/caregivers. For details, 

Grad wins bronze medal in Italian chocolate-sculpting competition
Jocelyne Leon-Flores, a 2017 graduate of the College of Lake County’s hospitality and culinary management program, earned a bronze medal in chocolate sculpting Feb. 18 at the 2019 Italian Kitchen Competition in Rimini, Italy. For more information, visit


Bunny Rock 5K and Egg Hunt

April 13, 2019 and the Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills and the 5K race starts at 8:30 a.m.  Participants receive bunny ears, neon sunglasses and a dri-fit t-shirt.  The Egg Hunt is for ages 2-10 and begins at 9:45 a.m.  There will be 3000 candy filled eggs along the course, a live petting zoo with over 20 animals and opportunities to have your child's picture taken with the Easter Bunny.  Children will receive baskets for their eggs, bunny ears and sunglasses.

Awards: Specialized medals will be handed out to the top 3 male and female finishers in all age groups.  The overall top 3 male and female finishers will also receive a Bunny Rock mug.
Charity: Proceeds from the race will benefit Reach Rescue, Inc., a local no-kill animal shelter whose mission is fostering, rescuing and sheltering homeless animals.

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