Save the dates for Elk Grove Township’s upcoming service events

Elk Grove Township residents can take advantage of three free upcoming events that will offer a variety of helpful and convenient services provided by an assortment of local agencies and organizations.

The services available at these events will include document shredding, renewal of driver’s licenses and license plate stickers, disposal of unwanted prescriptions, health screenings and more. All these events will be held at the Elk Grove Township Hall, 600 Landmeier Road, in Elk Grove Village. Make sure to mark your calendars for the following upcoming events:

Shredding Event: 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 4. In partnership with the Elk Grove Village Lions Club, Elk Grove Township will host a free document shredding event Saturday, May 4 in the township’s east parking lot from 9 a.m. to noon. Please note there is a limit of two Banker’s boxes of documents per person, or until the truck is full.

Community Services Day: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 23. A Community Services Day will take place at the Township Hall, and include several service providers. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office will collect and safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs, the Lions of Illinois Foundation will provide free hearing loss and retinal eye disease screenings, and Ascension Alexian Brothers will offer free blood pressure and cancer screenings, along with cancer education awareness. Additionally, the Illinois State Treasurer Mobile Unit will be on-site to help residents determine if they are the rightful owner of unclaimed funds. The state holds these funds until they are claimed by either the original owner or their heirs. The township’s Veterans Services officer and passport agents will also be available to share information about their services and to set up appointments. Finally, Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison and a Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County representative will be available to share information and answer questions about Cook County services. No appointment is necessary to attend this event and walk-ins are welcome.

Secretary of State Mobile DMV Unit: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 28. The Secretary of State Mobile DMV Unit will be at the Township Hall and will help residents obtain a REAL ID, renew, duplicate, or correct their driver’s license or state ID, renew license plate stickers, or register as a voter or organ donor. All of these services are by appointment only. To sign up, call (847) 437-0300.

More information on these events will be in the township’s April newsletter, which will be arriving at homes the week of April 15. Information is also available on the township’s website at

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