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Marla Youngblood ready to step in as Homewood’s events manager

Marla Youngblood loved attending the annual Holiday Lights event. The lighting of the Christmas tree and the party afterward in downtown Homewood are fond memories of her youth.

Now she’ll be managing the event for the village of Homewood as its new events and community relations manager. She steps into the role on Tuesday, Sept. 13, just in time to manage Fall Fest on Sept. 24.

Youngblood said living in Homewood the past 26 years meant attending all the big events the village had, “and I’m so excited to think that I’m . . .

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Fall events

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor.
  • Homewood Farmers Market’s last summer session.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Sunday, Oct. 16

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