Letter: Fulfillment center could ruin idyllic hometown

Photo caption: Brent Bachus, third from left, president of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park Board, accepted a $70,000 gift from the Homewood Rotary for work at Homewood Estates Park. Making the presentation are, from left, Paul Styles, president of Homewood Rotary; Marvin Commerford, president of the Homewood Rotary Foundation; and Rick Thiernau, member and past president of the foundation. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

The Homewood Rotary Foundation presented a $70,000 check at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 2, to help cover the redesign of two baseball fields and a soccer field . . .

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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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