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PSC fire truck naming contest includes ride to school

Prairie State College (PSC) has a new fire truck and is seeking the help of elementary school students in District 515 to give it a name. The winner will receive a gift card, a PSC swag bag and a ride to their school in the new fire truck. 

Homewood and Flossmoor are part of District 515. 

"This is a great way to get our young community members involved in activities at the college,” said Megan Hughes, interim dean of Allied Health and Emergency Services. "Children have such great imaginations, and I can't . . .

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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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