Homewood Portillo’s set to open Sept. 15

On Sunday, Oct. 4, the annual Cancer Support Center Walk of Hope is expected to bring 1,000 participants into Homewood for the 21st annual fundraiser. The goal is to raise $115,000.

Supporters can walk the Homewood course as an individual or a team participant. 

Walkers can go a mile, three miles or five miles. The course starts at Irwin Park, Highland Avenue and Ridge Road.

Registrations begin at 9 a.m. The Survivor Celebration and award program will begin at 10 a.m. and the walk . . .

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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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