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Improvements at racquet club will keep building cool and dry

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is making certain the H-F Racquet  & Fitness Club will be cool and dry for guests.

Park commissioners approved two contracts for major improvements at the 44-year-old racquet club, 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood, that will improve the heating and air conditioning system and the roof over the tennis courts.

The park district will use insurance money from a 2014 hail storm to cover some of the expenses. Work will be completed by the end of October.

The three 20-year-old air . . .

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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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