First H-F Juneteenth Festival draws more than 1,200 attendees, celebrates Black culture

The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau (CSCVB) awarded a $3,960 grant to the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation to market and promote their Earth Day event, Reimagining Electric Vehicle (EV) Industry.

The networking event will be held April 22 at Governors State University.

Coming on the heels of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signing the Reimagining Electric Vehicles in Illinois Act into law in November 2021, the event will include roundtable discussions with EV manufacturers, presentations from EV suppliers and demonstrations of EV products.

The CSCVB’s Local Tourism Grant Program is designed for not-for-profit organizations and . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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