Authentic Antioch

The 4-H Club is “Making APLD Beautiful Again!”

The Chain O’Lakes 4-H Club paid a visit to Antioch to pool their horticultural skills, planting flowers and dressing up the front of the Antioch Public Library District (APLD), 757 Main St., Antioch, on Saturday, June 3.

The group is part of the oldest 4-H Club in Lake County, formed over 50 years ago. The club originally held their meetings at APLD but currently call Grayslake their home.

The 4-H Beautification Project at APLD has been taking place for over 15 years. It is one of many community service projects in which the members are involved.

For more information about the 4-H Club, visit their website at

Members of the Chain O' Lakes 4-H Club, left to right, A.J. Sramek, 12, Olivia Dasta, 6, Michael Wells, 11, Casey Sramek, 9, and Addison Gjelsten, 11, pool their horticultural skills at the APLD.

Chain O' Lakes 4-H Club members, left to right, Leader Karen Dietrich, Addison Gjelsten, 11, Olivia Dasta, 6, 4-H volunteer Jen Dasta, A.J. Sramek, 12, Casey Sramek, 9, and Michael Wells, 11, visited Antioch on Saturday to beautify the village.

The HiLiter featured a photo of the group in the June 7 edition on page 11.

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