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In response to the overwhelming popularity of Queen of Hearts raffles, the Flossmoor village board is considering adjusting the scope of these types of fundraisers that would take place in town. At its Sept. 17 meeting, the board discussed the mechanics and implications of a Queen of Hearts raffle. A progressive-style fundraiser, the jackpot for the raffle can reach into the millions of dollars by attracting hopefuls from surrounding counties.Just this week, an Illinois woman won $4.2 million in a Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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