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It didn’t take long for Sweet Annie’s Bakery to become a Flossmoor favorite, with Anne Aboushousha serving baked goods with her signature smile.

But when she decided to sell her business due to her family relocation to another state, she found new owners with similar interests in Michele Williams of Homewood and Omaira Olivares of LaGrange. The two women run an event management business and have been buying wholesale baked treats from Sweet Annie’s for years.

“We knew her products because we’ve bought so many of them,” said Williams. From festivals . . .

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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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