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Flossmoor Veterans Memorial group provides support for veterans

In keeping with “the spirit of purpose, respect, and kinship” found in its mission statement, Flossmoor Veterans’ Memorial, Inc. (FVM) is partnering with the village of Flossmoor to support the residents of Manteno Veterans’ Home.

On Nov. 11 and 12, residents may drop off personal care and snack items for the veterans at Flossmoor Village Hall during regular business hours. Those items will be packaged and delivered to Manteno Veterans’ Home during the week of Nov. 15.

“While our corporate goal is to generate funds for the construction and maintenance of a veterans’ wall of honor within the Village of . . .

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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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