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Pink-a-Boo Walk of Hope sees tribute to longtime volunteer

Pink wigs, boas, hats, boots and tutus were all on display at the Pink-a-Boo Walk of Hope on Sunday, Oct. 16.

The festively dressed walkers at Cancer Support Center’s fall fundraiser took off from the parking lot around 9:30 a.m. to complete either a 1K or 5K walk around Homewood. They returned to hot pizza from Aurelio’s, brought from the Homewood restaurant by Sue Aurelio herself.

CSC Executive Director Kathleen Daly said although the walk is during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, it raises money for programs and . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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