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Foundation 153 sets Feb. 29 for gala for Homewood schools

The Foundation 153 “Leap for Homewood Schools!” winter gala is set for 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29 at Idlewild Country Club.

The fundraiser will benefit students and programs in Homewood’s Willow, Churchill and Hart Schools, and provide grants to teachers for new and existing programs.

“The gala will return to its roots with an evening of dinner, dancing and games,” said Foundation 153 board member Melissa Jacobsen. “Guests will have the chance to bid on exciting auction items and support the foundation's mission by purchasing chances in a Bottle . . .

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SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
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