SHOREWOOD, Ill. – As part of his efforts to increase community engagement and provide important information to his district, state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, is partnering with Troy Township Supervisor Joseph Baltz to provide educational programming to area residents.
“My biggest priority as your state representative is to address the specific needs of our community. These state educational programs will provide valuable information so that Troy Township area residents are better informed and able to advocate for themselves in difficult situations,” Walsh said. “I am excited to supplement the already robust programming Troy Township provides.”
“We pride ourselves on the quality of programming offered to our Troy Township residents,” said Baltz. “We appreciate the opportunity to expand the variety of useful programs as a continued benefit to our residents.”
Events are offered in conjunction with Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s Office Community Outreach Team. They are:
- Avoiding Home Repair Scams on Tuesday, April 19 at 6:00 p.m.
- Identity Theft Scams and Tips on Tuesday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m.
- Consumer Rights and Common Scams on Tuesday, July 12 at 6:00 p.m.
- Fraud Protection and Advocacy for Seniors on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 6:00 p.m.
These events will detail how to protect yourself from various types of scams and fraud attempts, and provide information on how to turn to the Attorney General’s office if help is needed.
All events are free and open to the public. They will take place at the Troy Township Community Center, 25448 Seil Road, Shorewood. For reservations or more information, call Troy Township at 815-744-1968 or Walsh’s District Office at 815-730-8600.