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Downtown dogs on display as SSHS fundraiser moves to Flossmoor

They are noble, alert and very colorful. One is wearing spectacles. Four have hats — specifically, a firefighter’s helmet, graduation cap, chef’s toque and newspaper reporter’s chapeau. Dogs on Parade has returned to the H-F area for another summer, with 17 life-sized pups standing watch in downtown Flossmoor.

Rep. Kelly asks Rauner for update on securing Illinois votes in 2018

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has written to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner requesting information about the state’s efforts to secure the upcoming 2018 election after Illinois’ systems were hacked in 2016.
 
Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress.
 

27th golf outing for Cancer Support Center

The Cancer Support Center is hosting its 27th annual golf outing and dinner on Friday, Aug. 24, at Ravisloe Country Club in Homewood. 
 
The golf shotgun start is set for 1 p.m. The barbeque dinner from Hog Wild will begin at 6 p.m. with entertainment from Rooster Billy. The evening’s special guest will be Baseball Hall of Fame member Carlton Fisk, a former White Sox catcher.
 

H-F graduate will travel to Germany as Fulbright Scholarship recipient

As she awaits her return to Germany on a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, Homewood native Kayla Griffith says she feels like an actor at curtain call. 
 
“Now I just take a deep breath and jump in,” said Griffith, a 2013 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School. This fall, she leaves for Germany to teach English as a participant in the U.S. Department of State's premier international exchange program.

Adult party at the Splash Pad on Thursday

Adults will get their chance to make a splash on Thursday, July 26, at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s new Splash Pad at Millennium Park, 18600 Harwood Ave. in Homewood.

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