Workshop June 30, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is teaming up with the Lake County Work Force Center and Grayslake Library to provide residents of western Lake County a free resume workshop at 10 a.m. July 8 at the Grayslake Public Library, 100 Library Lane. Attendees will learn how to fully document their knowledge, skills and experiences with written tools, including applications, social media, email, letters and resumes. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 847-231-6262
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I-Cash Day June 30, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is teaming up with the Office of State Treasurer Michael Frerichs to host an I-Cash Day from 6 to 8 p.m. July 9 the Grayslake Public Library. In Illinois, banks and business are required to turn over unclaimed property to the Treasurer's Office if they are unable to find the rightful owner after five years. Unclaimed property can include: abandoned saving and checking accounts, safe deposit boxes, unclaimed apartment security deposits, items mistakenly mailed to a former address or returned, and unclaimed property or assets from a loved one. Staff from Yingling's constituent service office and the State Treasurer's office will be on hand for this free public event to help people search the online I-Cash database and offer assistance in filling out the necessary paperwork to receive the found assets. The event is open and free to the public. RSVP is not necessary, but appreciated. For more information or to RSVP, call 847-231-6262
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Sente Event Connects Residents with Free Recycling and Document Shredding June 23, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, recently teamed up with the Vernon Hills Park District, the Village of Vernon Hills, the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO), AT&T and Westfield Hawthorn Mall to provide families with an environmentally friendly way to dispose of a variety of household items. "It was wonderful to see over 174 residents taking advantage of our free event and making sustainable practices part of their daily lives," Sente said.
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Sente Open House and Town Hall Meeting Draws Large Crowd June 19, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, welcomed more than 40 residents and community leaders to her district office open house and town hall meeting Thursday night. In addition to helping familiarize residents with services available through her full-time constituent service office, Sente provided a legislative update and fielded a variety of questions from those in attendance.
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Democrats: Rauner's cuts to utility aid for poor a 'political hammer' June 11, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times
At a meeting of the Senate’s Energy and Public Utilities committee on Thursday, Illinois Sen. Terry Link, D-Waukegan, blasted Gov. Bruce Rauner's attempts to suspend funds set aside to help poor people pay their utility bills, calling it a “political hammer” that’s being held over legislators' heads.
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10th Dems hosts open house June 03, 2015
Daily Herald
The Tenth Congressional District Democrats organizations hosts the grand opening of its new office Saturday Jun 6 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at 20 N. Whitney Street, Suite C, in Grayslake, with an entrance off the alley. Additional parking is available in a lot on the corner. The guest speakers will be state Treasurer Mike Frerichs and state Sen. Daniel Biss, who will also share insights from Springfield. Other officials and candidates will be on hand too. Refreshments will be served.
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Sente Pushes for Stronger Consumer Protections from Identity Theft, Data Breaches June 02, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is working with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to pass legislation that protects residents from identity theft and strengthens consumer notification procedures for when a data breach occurs.
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