Thomas Photographic Services July Portrait Sale

Kalin O’Connor says she’s mostly a “numbers cruncher” for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, but her bottom line can help make a difference for sick children and their families.

Kalin O’Connor

O’Connor, a 2012 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, is working at the not-for-profit organization through the 2015 Summer Fellowship Program sponsored by The Columbus Foundation, a program that gives work experiences to young leaders interested in nonprofit sector careers.

The daughter of Marc O’Connor and Heather Poppe of Homewood . . .

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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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