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Downtown Homewood takes on festive look

Students in Homewood District 153 will be volunteering to help the homeless and children in hospitals on Monday, Dec. 7, the first Tom Brabec Day in Homewood schools.

When Tom Brabec retired from the Homewood District 153 School Board in May after 18 years of service, the board decided it would dedicate a day of service involving students at each of its schools. Brabec Day is meant to reflect on the many ways he shares his time and talent with the community.

Students are looking for donations that they can use to fill the needs . . .

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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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