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FREE health screenings at Wellness Clinics open to the public at the Hanover Township Community Relations Office Clinic in Elgin every Tuesday and at the Astor Avenue Clinic in Hanover Park every Friday.  You must call to schedule an appointment ahead of time to ensure all the supplies needed for your appointment with the Nurse are available. The Community Relations Office Clinic in Elgin is at 899 Jay Street, Elgin, and the Astor Avenue Clinic is at 7431 Astor Avenue, Hanover Park.  Call (630) 483-5665 to schedule an appointment.
Got Art? Art Exhibit at Hanover Township Senior Center through the month of August. See hundreds of pieces created by seniors in art classes held at the Senior Center. Hanover Township Senior Center is located at 240 S. Route 59, Bartlett.
Streamwood Village offices will be closed September 1, 2014 for the Labor Day Holiday. In the event of an emergency, please dial 911.
Hanover Township Employment Services Workshop September 3, 10am-12pm. Advanced LinkedIn: Learn how to enhance your profile, build more connections, join in group discussions and what creating your own Group or using Linkedin Answers can do for you. This event will take place at 240 S. Rt. 59, Bartlett.
Ask a Pharmacist Program (Free) at Hanover Township Senior Center on Friday, Sept. 5, from 10am-12noon. Bring a list of your prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to check for possible interactions. The Hanover Township Senior Center is located at 240 S. Rt. 59, Bartlett. For an appointment, call (630) 483-5600.
Hanover Township partners with KidCare Medical for children's Back to School immunization, physical and dental clinic on Sept. 11, 2014, 4-7pm.  For newborns to 18 years of age.  $25 per physical exam; $5 per shot; $15 per dental exam. The clinic will take place at the Senior Center, 240 S. Rt. 59, Bartlett.  Walk-ins welcome or call (630) 483-5665 to register.
Mary Poppins Sing-Along at Poplar Creek Library on September 13 at 1:30pm. (Ages 4+) You and your family are invited to sing along at the screening of Mary Poppins in the Children's Department. (Registration required) Poplar Creek Library is located at 1405 S. Park Boulevard, Streamwood.
On September 13, the Streamwood Fire Department will be offering a CPR class for healthcare providers who need certification for employment.  The cost is $50/residents, $65/non-residents. For more information, please contact the Fire Department at (630) 736-3650.
Village of Hanover Park Recycling Event September 27, 9am-1pm at the Hanover Park Metra Station parking lot, 1975 W. Lake Street, Hanover Park. Non-residents welcome. For a list of acceptable items, click here.
Join the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, October 4, at 8:30 am for a 5K Run/1M Walk. The Knights Challenge Run is USATF Certified. Medals will be presented to the top three male and female participants in each age category. Registration starts at 7:00 am at St. John the Evangelist (550 S. Park Blvd.).  For more  information, please call (630) 837-6500 or
AARP Smart Driver Course for seniors will be offered by the Streamwood Police Department, 401 E. Irving Park Road, November 11 and 13 (must attend both days) at 9:00 am. The cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. For more information or to register for the course, please contact Commander Daryl Syre at (630) 736-3700.
Are you out of work?  Looking for new employment?  Elgin Community College is the place to go for help!  ECC offers a wide variety of workshops designed specifically for adult job seekers like you including help on job search techniques, assessments services, and resume creation.  For more information, call Judy Burman at (847) 214-6931.
The Poplar Creek Public Library District now offers best-selling and classic audiobooks and eBooks from the library’s website. This service is available 24/7 and free with your library card. To get started downloading audiobooks, eBooks, and more, visit
Yardwaste pickup is seasonal and begins with the regular April trash pickup and continues through the middle of December.  Advanced Disposal will take Christmas trees and wreaths on the first three pick-ups in January. Yardwaste can only be put in Kraft paper yardwaste bags or dedicated cans with "Yardwaste" sticker; biodegradable plastic bags are not accepted.
Get involved in our community!  Many opportunities are available to volunteer on Boards and Commissions. Click here for more information. 
Senior citizens and disabled residents may be able to receive transportation to and from medical and/or therapy appointments.  Click here for more information.
Protect yourself from identity theft. For tips on how, click here.
Hanover Township offers a subsidized taxi voucher program for disabled area residents who need to get to work or job training through the TIDE (Transportation keeps Individuals with Disabilities Employed) Ticket to Ride Program.  For more information, see TIDE information under Transportation or call (630) 837-0301.