Flossmoor Baseball and Softball teams enjoy perfect weather for opening day parade

Flossmoor School District 161 reorganized its Board of Education leadership Monday, adding two new members as two other members left the board.

Stephen Paredes

Stephen Paredes was chosen as board president. A high school teacher and reading specialist, Paredes was first elected to the school board in 2013.

Timijanel Boyd Odom was elected board vice president. She is an attorney who was first elected to the school board in 2009, and was re-elected in 2013.

Lisa Harrell was chosen as board secretary. Harrell, first elected to the board . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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