The Hidden Gem Half Marathon route through Flossmoor already has a reputation among runners for its shady stretches. The village is about to up the ante.
Flossmoor is seeking volunteers to help with what is anticipated to be one of Illinois’ largest, single-day, volunteer-driven tree plantings from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 15.
The planting event will be conducted in partnership with Chicago Regional Tree Initiative (CRTI), the Morton Arboretum, the Hidden Gem Half Marathon and the village.
“Nothing speaks more to Flossmoor’s future than an . . .