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Lake County seeks public input on flooding July 31, 2015
Daily Herald
Lake County residents are being asked for input on when and where flooding occurs during five upcoming public outreach meetings hosted by the Stormwater Management Commission. The agency is updating its management plan and is looking for information regarding stormwater, water quality, erosion and other challenges. The first sessions are set for Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Lake Villa District Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave., Lindenhurst, and on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Winthrop Harbor community center, 1520 7th St., Winthrop Harbor. Meetings also are scheduled for Aug. 18 in Libertyville, Aug. 19 in North Barrington and Aug. 25 in Highland Park. All meetings are at 6:30 p.m.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150731/news/150739793/


Sente Brings Brookfield Zoo Experience to Special Recreation Camp Family Day July 30, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, partnered with the Chicago Zoological Society to bring the Brookfield Zoo experience to Vernon Hills for the second time, during the Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County's (SRACLC) annual Camp Family Day on Wednesday.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/buffalo-grove/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-brings-brookfield-zoo-experience-to-spe-2015-07-30-story.html


Sente Helps Residents Reclaim Lost Assets and Cut Utility Costs at Wheeling Pavilion Senior Luncheon July 29, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, helped local seniors cut high utility bills and locate unclaimed property Monday, partnering with the Village of Wheeling to bring the services of the Citizens Utility Board (C.U.B.) and the Illinois State Treasurer to the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/buffalo-grove/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-helps-residents-reclaim-lost-assets-and-2015-07-30-story.html


Rally rekindles spirit of King's 1965 appearance July 28, 2015
Pioneer Press
Hundreds of North Shore residents gathered on the Winnetka Village Green Sunday to rekindle the fight against housing injustice that drew thousands to the park in 1965 to hear Martin Luther King Jr. speak. The Justice Day 2015 rally both marked the 50th anniversary of King's appearance and honored the activists whose work to end housing discrimination against blacks and Jews during the 1960s brought King to the North Shore three years before the federal Fair Housing Act was enacted.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/winnetka/news/ct-hpn-justice-day-rally-tl-0730-2-20150726-story.html


Tenth Dems Communications Team looking for your talent July 26, 2015
Pioneer Press
Join us for a communications meeting on Monday, July 27th, at 6:30 pm. The Tenth Dems Communications Team can use help in a variety of areas, including assisting with the monthly newsletter, social media, and outreach to both 10th District voters and the press. We're also looking for people who know HTML and are familiar with Wordpress. Many of our projects are done online, so computer skills combined with a detective's intuition are a plus. We also want people with artistic talent who can produce great visuals when those are needed.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/des-plaines/community/chi-ugc-article-are-you-ready-to-help-elect-democrats-in-2016-2015-07-26-story.html


Sente, Nekritz to Host Property Tax Appeal Workshop for Wheeling Township Homeowners July 23, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is teaming up with State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, to host a free Property Tax Appeal Workshop for residents of Wheeling Township on Tuesday, August 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Indian Trails Public Library, located at 355 Schoenbeck Rd. in Wheeling.. ADVERTISEMENT cComments z Got something to say? Start the conversation and be the first to comment. Add a commentí 0 ADVERTISEMENT "During these tough economic times, homeowners in Illinois have been overburdened with property taxes that continue to rise, even as home values decline," Sente said. "High property taxes are forcing families out of their homes and out of Illinois, and that's just wrong."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/buffalo-grove/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-nekritz-to-host-property-tax-appeal-wo-2015-07-23-story.html


Sente Alerts Families about Deceptive Mailer from Outside Special Interest Group July 14, 2015
The NewsSun
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is warning residents about a fraudulent political mailer sent out by a right-wing special interest group, encouraging them to contact her through a third-party phone number not connected with her office, which may be used to collect residents' personal information with malicious intent.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-alerts-families-about-deceptive-mailer-2015-07-14-story.html


Sente Listens to Concerns of Older Adults on Senior Listening Tour July 01, 2015
Pioneer Press
In order to stay connected with the residents of local retirement communities, State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, has launched a Senior Listening Tour with stops scheduled at senior living facilities throughout her district.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-listens-to-concerns-of-older-adults-on-2015-07-01-story.html


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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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-community-digest-st-0630-20150630-story.html


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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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-community-digest-st-0630-20150630-story.html


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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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/buffalo-grove/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-event-connects-residents-with-free-recy-2015-06-23-story.html


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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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-open-house-and-town-hall-meeting-draws-2015-06-22-story.html


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