Coffee Shop Stop
Date:03/19/2017Time:11:00 AM - Noon
Location: Something's Brewing 1126 E Washington St., Grayslake
State Representative Sam Yingling is hosting a Coffee Shop Stop on March 19. Residents who wish to discuss issues and policy with Yingling are encouraged to join him for this casual get-together.

"Providing this Coffee Shop Stop is a great way for me to meet with the people I serve, and get to-gethers like this one provide better opportunities to hear from the people I represent.” Yingling said. “I look forward to hosting this fun, informal event, and I hope residents will join me at one of our district’s local coffee shops to share their thoughts and concerns about the issues that matter most to them.”

As a full time state representative, Yingling’s top priorities include remaining accessible and helpful to constituents. Yingling has hosted coffee shop stops in Grayslake, Round Lake Beach, and Wauconda, and he plans to continue hosting visits throughout the district. In addition to hosting a variety of outreach opportunities, such as his Town Hall gatherings throughout the district, Yingling goes door-to-door and hosts several other events to help connect him with his constituents.

Yingling represents the 62nd District, which contains portions of Gages Lake, Gurnee, Grayslake, Hainesville, Ingleside, the Round Lake communities, Wauconda, and Wildwood. For more information, please contact Yingling’s fulltime constituent service office at (847) 231-6262 or

A Series of Town Halls April - May 2017
Location: Various Locations Throughout the 62nd District
Building upon his long established reputation of being an accessible lawmaker, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is announcing a series of town halls throughout the 62nd district in the weeks ahead.

“Elected officials have a responsibility to be open and accountable,” Yingling said. “Town halls are the perfect way to engage with the people I serve, answer their questions and provide an update on what’s happening in in our state Capitol. I look forward to hosting these events and hope my neighbors join me for an informational meeting.”

Yingling’s Town Hall Schedule:

Wednesday, April 12
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
Round Lake Area Park District
Robert W. Rolek Community Center
814 Hart Rd., Round Lake

Wednesday, May 3
6:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.
Wauconda Park District
Community Center Room C
600 N. Main St., Wauconda

Saturday, May 6
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Grayslake Village Hall
Community Room
10 Seymour Ave., Grayslake

Staff from the Illinois State Treasurer’s office will also be available during the May 6 town hall event to help people search the online I-Cash database and offer assistance in filling out the necessary paperwork to receive the found assets. In Illinois, banks and business are required to turn over unclaimed property to the Treasurer’s office if they are unable to find the rightful owner after five years. Unclaimed property can include: abandoned saving and checking accounts, safe deposit boxes, unclaimed apartment security deposits, items mistakenly mailed to a former address or returned, and unclaimed property or assets from a loved one


Satellite Office Hours
Location: Wauconda Area Library
State Representative Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is bringing the services of his full-time constituent office to the Wauconda Area Library on Thursday, May 25.

“By bringing the functions of my full time constituent service office to familiar locations throughout the 62nd District, I can help more people I serve who may otherwise have difficulty traveling all the way to my district office,” Yingling said. “My office can help residents navigate government channels to obtain assistance on an assortment of issues, and I encourage residents to utilize this event.”

Yingling’s staff will be on hand at the Wauconda Area Library located at 801 N. Main St. in Wauconda on Thursday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to noon to provide assistance with state related issues. Such issues Yingling’s office can help residents with things such as: Secretary of State/DMV matters, child support payments, job search help and access to state services that help with employment. Staff will also be available to discuss Yingling’s consolidation property tax relief measures and answer residents’ questions about pending legislation.

Yingling’s satellite office hours are free and open to the public. People interested in attending or seeking more information are encouraged to contact Yingling’s office in Round Lake Beach by phone at 847-231-6262 or email at

“Going door to door and hosting satellite office hours, coffee shop community discussions, town hall meetings and other events throughout my district help me better reach out to residents and understand the issues important to my community,” said Yingling. “These efforts also help bring government to the people and ensure that the services offered by my office are equally accessible to working families, seniors, and those with limited mobility.”


Open House in New Round Lake Beach Office
Location: 1919 IL 83 Round Lake Beach, 60073
State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, will host an open house at his new full-time constituent service office located at 1919 IL-83 in Round Lake Beach on Tuesday, February 27 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Yingling’s open house is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served. RSVPs are encouraged but not necessary. For more information, contact Yingling by email at or by phone at 847-231-6262.

"My full-time constituent office is a local portal for residents to receive assistance on a variety of state issues and a place where they can receive updates about legislation, submit bill ideas, receive resume help, access property tax assistance and arrange tours of our state capitol,” Yingling said. “The office is also a place for residents to engage in the legislative process and I look forward to hosting this open house and more events throughout the year.”