State Representative Sheri Jesiel is hosting an upcoming senior fair on Thursday, August 23rd

The event is free, open to the public, and will run from 10am—noon at the at the Antioch Township Center: 1625 Deep Lake Road in Lake Villa.

Representative Jesiel is hosting the event to provide local senior citizens with an opportunity to easily understand what resources and services are available to them in the community. There will be over 30 vendors from area businesses, organizations, and state agencies aimed at helping seniors in every aspect of their lives.

Rep. Jesiel will be at the event to meet area residents and answer questions on state-related issues. The Representative encourages all interested senior citizens to attend the Senior Fair!

Light refreshments will be served. With questions about the upcoming event, contact Rep. Jesiel’s district office at (847) 395-8000.

ANTIOCH – State Representative Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) was recently named to the Illinois P20 Education Council. The group was established by the General Assembly in 2009 to identify needed reforms to develop a seamless and sustainable statewide system of quality education and support from preschool to grade 20.

The Council will meet quarterly to work on improvements to the state’s education systems, to ensure smooth transitions from early learning through college. As a collaborative group, they will make recommendations to the Governor, the General Assembly and state agencies on the best ways to develop educational opportunities that will maximize students’ potential and adequately prepare students’ for success in the workforce. The goal is to increase the number of Illinoisans with high-quality degrees and credentials.

Representative Jesiel was appointed to serve on the Council by Governor Bruce Rauner.

“Improving our education system is the first step to ensuring a quality education for residents, and ultimately providing for a better, stronger workforce. This collaborative effort will bring together the right pieces to make the best changes to Illinois’ education system moving forward.”

Jesiel is one of four legislative members that will serve on the Council, alongside others from local government, businesses, universities, school boards, nonprofits and more.

Special Thanks to AT&T for sponsoring this event.
State Representative Sheri Jesiel held a successful paper shredding event last weekend in Beach Park.

The Representative hosted the event to give local residents a free and easy opportunity to destroy personal documents they may have at home, to help prevent identity theft and fraud. Shredding documents to ensure personal information and data is destroyed is now more important than ever, with identity theft and fraud continually on the rise. Rep. Jesiel has provided a paper shredding event for her constituents annually to remind residents to take the extra step to protect their information.

Countless residents were able to come to the event to meet their State Representative, and take advantage of this great service! The end result was over 2500 pounds of shredded paper, which will be safely recycled.

If you are concerned about identity theft and feel your information has been compromised, the Illinois Attorney General has created an identity theft hotline. You can call the hotline number, or visit the website for more information on identity theft in Illinois here.

ANTIOCH – State Representative Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) was recently named as the Spokesperson for the Appropriations Elementary and Secondary Education Committee in the House of Representatives.

The committee is comprised of 21 members in the House, and will be tasked with hearing legislation related to education policy and funding.

Rep. Jesiel has been a strong advocate on education issues throughout her tenure in the House and it has remained a top priority for the Representative in the 100th General Assembly. Rep. Jesiel was supportive of the state’s balanced budget that was passed this spring, especially the prioritized spending for K-12 and increased higher education funding.

She looks forward to using her expertise in accounting and passion for education to help determine the best practices to further education equitably and adequately for all Illinois students.

“I am honored to be named the Spokesperson of this committee, and am ready to get to work to put our State in the best position to provide quality education to all Illinois residents,” said Jesiel.

Illinois House committees will next meet during Fall Veto Session, which begins November 13th for the General Assembly.
The Illinois State Police Merit Board is currently processing applications for Cadet Class 129, tentatively scheduled for April, 2019. In order to be considered for Cadet Class 129, the Merit Board must receive a completed application and required documentation by August 15, 2018.

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If you are interested in being a part of the Illinois State police, you can apply online at:

To find out more about the recruitment process, you can access the ISP recruitment video here.