Give Where You Live, Veterans Day - Monday, November 12

Give Where You Live

The Village of Deerfield and the American Legion Deerfield Post 738 invite everyone to participate in the Give Where You Live – Deerfield service campaign to make a difference in the lives of area veterans, starting now and continuing through November 12.

Join Mayor Rosenthal from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, November 12 at Village Hall for service activities suitable for all ages. Volunteers will come together to make no-sew fleece blankets, assemble care packages and write letters of thanks and encouragement to veterans.

Everyone can help, starting now, by donating:

  • Non-perishable food
  • Clothing, small appliances and household items
  • Sweat suits, socks and underwear
  • Toiletries
  • Gift cards to popular chain restaurants, such as McDonalds, Subway and Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Monetary donations

Donations are earmarked for the following organizations: Midwest Veteran’s Closet in North Chicago (where Veterans can shop for free); VA Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago; and COOL Ministries.

RSVP to the event on the Village's Facebook. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Anne Glowacz, Police Communications Director, at 847.794.7501 or by email.

Additionally, join the Deerfield American Legion Post 738 to honor our veterans with a Veterans Day Service. The service is taking place on Sunday, November 11 at 11 a.m. It will be located at the Veterans' Memorial at the intersection of Jewett Park and Park Avenue.

D-Tales Newsletter: November-December 2018


Keep an eye out for the November-December 2018 edition of D-Tales in your mailbox! The newsletter is also available online here

This edition features articles on Winter Celebration, snow plowing operations, social media and more. 

Election Day Voting Information

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6.

Early Voting

Deerfield Village Hall is not an early voting site, but Deerfield residents can early vote anywhere in their county or at the West Deerfield Township office (601 Deerfield Road) through tomorrow, Saturday, November 3, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Election Day Voting

On Election Day, you must vote at your designated polling place, including Deerfield Village Hall (850 Waukegan Road). Voters can find their polling location by using this Polling Place Locator or LakeVoterPower.info

Voter Registration

Grace voter registration will also be available in all precinct voting sites on Election Day and at the County Clerk’s Office in Waukegan. Please call 847.377.2406 for specific hours or questions. If you aren't sure if you're registered to vote, log on to LakeVoterPower.info.  

Visit the Lake County Clerk's website for more voting and election information or view the voter information guide.

Turn Clocks Back for Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, November 4 at 2 a.m., daylight saving time ends, and clocks will be set back by one hour.

While changing your clocks, it is recommended to check your smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries as well. If you have questions about installation or maintenance of a smoke detector, please call the Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District at 847.945.4066.

Save the Date: Downtown Lighting Ceremony - Wednesday, November 21

Downtown Lighting Ceremony

Save the date for the Village's annual Downtown Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, November 21 from 4-5 p.m. at Deerfield Village Centre between Starbucks and Bobby’s. 

Kick-off the holiday season and celebrate with family and friends while Downtown Deerfield is lit up with lights. Free beverages and treats will be provided by Starbucks, PetPeople, Seta Salon and Kid Snips. Musical entertainment will be performed by Bill Robinson & Friends.

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