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Updated: December 24, 2012 1:18AM


Seeking veterans: Voices of Veterans, a new video program to air on Kenosha TV-14, seeks veterans of World War II, Korean and Vietnam wars to participate in one-on-one interviews, recounting their military experiences. Interviews will be shown on Kenosha TV-14, as seen on Time Warner Cable, and at Dates and times of broadcasts to be announced. Voices of Veterans is being created in conjunction with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project (

To schedule an appointment or to obtain more information on the Voices of Veterans program, contact Jean Hoffmann at (262) 705-7030 or email to

Lake County

Celebration: Members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., their families and friends will observe the 10th anniversary of the chapter’s founding during a weeklong celebration in Lake County. The women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. — Sigma Phi Zeta Chapter (Waukegan) will celebrate with “The Evolution of Finer Womanhood: An Evening of Reflection” Nov. 3. The event begins with dinner at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 6161 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee and will be followed by the “Denim and Doves” after-party which begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person, which includes dinner and the after-party. Tickets for the after-party only are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Other events during the week will include “Meet and Greet” the Zetas, Get Fit with the Zetas fitness class and a baby items donation drive. For more information, email or visit Facebook at


Recycle: Lake County residents are invited to help celebrate America Recycles Day Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lake County Division of Transportation, 600 W. Winchester Road. In honor of the day, SWALCO will allow residents to help the environment and dispose of unwanted items. Items accepted include household electronics-computers, televisions, holiday lights, small household appliances like hair dryers and microwave ovens; CDs, DVDs and cassettes; household batteries; children’s car seats; bicycles and bicycle parts; fire extinguishers; smoke detectors and alarms; automotive, Marine and RV batteries; sensitive documents (limit 10 “copy-paper sized” boxes); kiddy pools and inflatable pool toys, eyeglasses, cases and accessories; hearing aids; metal and plastic hangers and more. All items collected will be recycled. Documents will be shredded and recycled. For a full list of accepted items, visit

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