Familes (including dogs) have fun collecting eggs in the park

As the League of Women Voters prepares to celebrate its centennial on Feb. 14, we will use this milestone to reflect on our rich history, honor the work that women have done to strengthen our democracy, and set the stage for vibrant growth in the years ahead.

Rooted in the women’s suffrage movement, the league was founded as a non-partisan grassroots organization just six months before the passage of the 19th amendment that granted 20 million women the right to vote. 

Ever since, the league has been at the forefront of efforts to register, educate, and . . .

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Summer events

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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