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Flag on display at racquet club thanks to Army veteran

Jerry Vankus, in blue shirt, gets an assist from Homewood-Flossmoor Park District staff member Leonard Klemp as the flag is raised in front of the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club. Vankus donated the pole and flag. Standing behind Vankus are fellow veterans Barry Milliken, 94, and Leo Wolfson, 103. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

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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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