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Greater Homewood Party March2017

Bob Wilson, a former Homewood businessman and village trustee, is being remembered for his many years of service in the South Suburbs. Mr. Wilson, who moved to Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood 10 years ago, died June 8 from pancreatic cancer. He was 75.   Bob WilsonFor more than 40 years he owned Wilson Rental on 183rd Street in Homewood, eventually expanding to other locations across the area, including Crestwood, Mokena and Highland, Ind. Mr. Wilson also served as a Homewood village trustee from 1979 to 1999. In September 2001, he was asked to . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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