A look back: April 2019

Jerry Anderson, principal at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, received the Phenomenal Woman in Education award from the Reaching Back Foundation.

Jerry Anderson

Founded in 2002, the Reaching Back Foundation’s goals are to “support, nurture and empower organizations and individuals who promote the welfare, development and educational opportunities for African American children, youth and families.”

The Phenomenal Woman event recognized Anderson as someone who embodies the vision of the organization in the community and in her area of expertise, and serves as a foundation fundraiser.

Anderson, who has been H-F . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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