H-F Parks hosting 5K on July 4th, dropping others

Officer Steve Brandenburger never thought that his project encouraging colleagues to grow beards would sprout a massive fundraising effort, netting more than $25,000 for a local nonprofit organization.    Homewood police officers  Steve Brandenburger,  Darren Easter, William Rolle,  David Lux, A.J. Dennan and  Vincent Starks all are growing  beards in a No Shave November  fundraiser for Cancer Support  Center. (Photo by Carole  Sharwarko)Brandenburger, an investigator at Homewood Police Department, started a No Shave . . .

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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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