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Flossmoor resident recalls artistic life

  Dolores Janowiak with one of her many creations.   (Photo by Sharon L. Filkins) Upon entering the main reception area at Sunrise Assisted Living in Flossmoor a visitor’s eyes are immediately drawn to a large, bright, multi-colored block quilt hanging from the two-story domed ceiling. The brightness and beauty of the intricately detailed pattern of the quilt personifies the life of its creator, Dolores Janowiak, a resident at the facility. Janowiak, who is a lively, spirited 85 years old, stated that of all her work, the block quilt piece on . . .

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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.
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