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Flossmoor Veterans Memorial partners with local schools to honor area veterans

Flossmoor Veterans’ Memorial Inc. (FVM) is joining students from Parker Junior High and Infant Jesus of Prague Schools to recognize area veterans during November 2022.

On Friday, Nov. 11, Parker students will invite their veterans in their families to a breakfast and morning program.  

Students will have the opportunity to learn about the branches of the Armed Forces and to visit with veterans. The program will conclude with a brief presentation by retired Flossmoor Mayor and FVM President Paul Braun on plans for the new Flossmoor Veterans’ Wall of Honor.

On Thursday . . .

Winter events


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


  • 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.


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


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