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‘Tell 7’ campaign spreading the word on SSFS lack of state funding

South Suburban Family Shelter (SSFS) has launched a campaign to spread the word that it needs its promised funding from the state. SSFS, an agency based in Homewood that works with victims of domestic violence, is urging supporters to join the “Tell 7” initiative by doing three things: call, give and tell.

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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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