Foundation 153 Fall2017

  Ashley Van Sipma represents the fifth generation   of her family to help run the jewelry business.   (Photos by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle) It’s not too unusual to find a second generation involved in a family business. However, when it comes to a third-generation, there aren’t a lot of those around. And fourth-generation businesses are even more scarce. 
Longevity is a difficult thing when running a retail operation and sometimes children want to follow a different career path and there’s no one left to keep things . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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