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Beards, games and ice cream help local residents celebrate village’s history

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., announced three federal grants totaling $14.3 million have been awarded to care agencies in the 2nd Congressional District. Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness Center, based in Olympia Fields, was awarded two federal grants totaling $12.1 million and Harvey-based Family Christian Health Center was awarded $2.2 million in federal funding. “Tens of thousands of people in the Chicagoland area rely on Aunt Martha’s and Family Christian Health Center for quality medical care and supportive services. They are proven models of community-centric health care that work . . .

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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