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From left, Elaine Smith, Jerry Thornton, Elaine Jones andAl Willett were among HF Park District volunteersand sponsors who were recognized Tuesday night for their contributions to local parks and park programs. (Photo by Tom Houlihan/HF Chronicle)

Temperatures were cool Tuesday but feelings were warm as the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District hosted its first-ever appreciation event for volunteers and sponsors.

Honorees were treated to hors d’oeuvres and other refreshments underneath the patio tent at Wiley’s Grill. Park officials said volunteers and sponsors are a big reason for . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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