South Suburban emergency response organization marks opening of new facility in Homewood

Runners zip past during the 2014 District 153 Fund Run. (HF Chronicle file photo)

Get ready to run, walk or make a dash in support of Homewood schools at the 2015 Fund Run on Sept. 20 hosted by Foundation 153.

"The annual Homewood Schools Fund Run is one of our favorite events of the year, bringing together students, faculty, parents, friends and community members to run and walk the beautiful streets of Homewood," said Jennifer Quirke, president of Foundation 153.

Organizers hope to have 500 participants this year. Sign-up is ongoing . . .

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Summer events

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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