Cook County Commissioner Summer Fun Update

From the office of Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider

Fishing Fun

Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider’s Fishing Derby

Sunday June 12, 2011 from 9am – Noon at Busse Woods Grove 25

Celebrate a summer day fishing at Busse Woods, a Cook County forest preserve, with some of your friends and family. Bring your fishing gear and fish for fantastic prizes! No fishing license needed during Illinois Free Fishing days!

Children of all ages will be able to enjoy great fun!

Click here to download the event flier. Register by emailing stacy.smith@cabelas.com or calling 847-645-0400. Please leave your name, address, email address and a phone number.

Local Economic Development

Gonnella Frozen Products President Ron Lucchesi was joined by Gonnella Baking Company President Nick Marcucci, Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson, Cook County Commissioner Timothy Schneider, and other project partners and representatives to officially begin construction at the site.

The plant, which opened in 1980, currently employs 168 people and produces about 2.5 million pounds of frozen dough that gets shipped coast-to-coast per week. The expansion will increase the company’s overall freezer capacity from 3 million to 4.5 million pounds. The expansion will also house ingredients in a dry storage facility, employee services, and additional office space.

Update from the County Board Room

At the May 17, 2011 Cook County board meeting, the Cook County board passed a resolution that requires new procedures for workers compensation claims. The Resolution, championed by Commissioner Tim Schneider, allows for the insurance adjuster to record the conversation reviewing the details of the accident. This helps the insurance adjuster make a more accurate determination of the claim and will discourage County employees from submitting fraudulent workers compensation claims.

Upcoming Events

OPERATION SUPPORT OUR TROOPS

The Hanover Township Freedom Bash 2011

Friday, June 10 (5 PM–10 PM) & Saturday, June 11 (10 AM -10 PM)

Featuring Cruise Night/Car Show, Live bands, Bingo and Military Ceremonies

Please visit the Freedom Bash website for more information.

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