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Interim director named at Homewood Public Library

The positive energy from the Cancer Support Center's Walk of Hope preliminaries reverberated through downtown Homewood on Oct. 6. From the banter of DJ Krazee Kevin, which could be heard two blocks away, to moves of the Parker Junior High cheerleaders and the warm up zumba dance session, the mood was buoyant and people were moving.And smiling, lots of smiling.For Cancer Support Center Director Sue Armato, the joyous mood was an important part of the annual event. "There's a lot of stress and sadness and isolation from cancer," she said. "This is a . . .

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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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