Girls 9U Bluewave fast pitch team takes 2nd at Elgin tourney

Volunteers helping with the Butter Burgers & Badgesevent include, from left, Tom Tomaszewski, HomewoodPolice Officer Blake Werner, Henry Werner, ElaineWerner, Kailen Davis and Homewood Events ManagerAllisa Opyd, Alli and Matt Boerema, HPD DeputyChief Denise McGrath, Homewood MarketingCoordinator Anna Devries and HPD OfficerDavid Lux. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

Police department support for Special Olympics is a long-standing tradition, according to Homewood Deputy Police Chief Denise McGrath, who's been an organizer of fundraising and awareness events for more than two decades.But Tuesday's Butter Burgers and Badges event at Culver's was the first . . .

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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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