Geni Cutler, left, and Nick Koster, officials with Suburban Access and Open Access respectively, pause during the busy Turkey Day Giveaway on Tuesday. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
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Open Access, partners help feed and clothe those in need with Turkey Day Giveaway

More than 1,100 south suburban families — about 4,500 people — will have a better Thanksgiving meal Thursday thanks to the Turkey Day Giveaway sponsored Tuesday by Open Access in Homewood.The sixth annual event has grown tremendously from its modest beginning at Open Access offices at 900 Maple Ave, in Homewood, according to organizers.

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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