Honors awarded to Homewood’s Bright Start Child Care & Preschool

Tabitha Stine, right, accepts a monetary contribution
from Dana Zigmund, standing, that will help support
the District 153 referendum.

(Photos by Marilyn Thomas/HF Chronicle)

Dozens of volunteers gathered Wednesday to learn about the upcoming Homewood District 153 bond referendum and offered to work to get the message out.

The ballot question will ask voters to approve the sale of up to $9 million in working cash bonds over a seven-year period. It’s the one way the school board has to keep the district from going deep into the red. State-imposed tax . . .

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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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