Gingerbread & snowflakes

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will host more than 50 employers on Friday, Oct. 4, at the seventh annual hiring event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District. Kelly, who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, has set the event for 9 a.m. to noon, at the Lan-Oak Park District, 2550 178th St., Lansing. Companies participating include FedEx Ground, Metra Rail, U.S. Courts, Franciscan Health, Illinois Tollway, Pace Suburban Bus, and many more. Prior to the hiring event, Kelly is sponsoring a free Job Readiness Boot Camp on Monday, Sept. 30, from 6 to . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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