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Updated: February 25, 2013 11:41AM


Free legal class: The Lake County Bar Association will hold a free legal class titled “Real Estate” Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St. It will include a presentation by local attorneys followed by a question-and-answer period. Some topics will include short sales, deed in lieu, consent foreclosures and more. For more information, call (847) 244-3143 or visit

Great Lakes

Lecture: In honor of African American History Month, Naval Station Great Lakes and the Great Lakes Naval Museum will be hosting a lecture by World War II veteran LeAuthur Dunlap Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. at the museum, Building 42, 610 Farragut Ave. Dunlap enlisted in the Navy after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. He was one of the first 277 African-Americans to attend Navy boot camp at Camp Robert Smalls aboard Naval Station Great Lakes. This event is free. For more information, call (847) 688-3154 or visit

Lake County

Summer jobs: The Lake County Board’s Summer Youth Employment Program offers youth, age 14-18 (or 14-22 with an Individualized Education Plan) the opportunity for a paid, part-time work experience over the summer. Youth are matched with local public or non-profit worksites and gain valuable experience while earning a pay check. Applications are available online or at the Lake County Job Center in Waukegan, and are due on Feb. 28. New public or non-profit worksites are also needed to host youth workers. For more information, visit Jobapalooza, Lake County’s largest job and resource fair for youth ages 15-21, will be held March 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the College of Lake County, Grayslake.


Forum: The first of five Lake County Community Forums will be held Feb. 27 at Lake County Permit Facility, 500 W. Winchester Road. Lake County residents are invited to attend the forums and share input on their priorities. The Lake County Board will use the input when developing its strategic plan. The public has an opportunity to help shape important policy and budget decisions. The forum will begin with an open house at 6 p.m. with informational displays, questions, and county services and programs. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. and attendees can share input and participate in interactive exercises. For more information, call (847) 377-2000.

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