Spellbinding storyteller Beth Horner returns to Homewood Stories Sept. 15

Taekwondo instructor Patti Barnum demonstrates a punch. Barnum recently was awarded the rank of chief master instructor, making her among the elite in martial arts instruction. (Photo by Marilyn Thomas/HF Chronicle)

Patti Barnum, owner of Success Now Taekwondo in Homewood, is among the elite Taekwondo instructors in the United States having been elevated to the rank of chief master instructor.  She is only the fifth U.S. woman to receive the title. 

The honor was bestowed on Barnum at the July 2015 annual meeting of the . . .

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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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