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10.18.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

PROGRAM ON “INVEST IN KIDS ACT” — The League of Women Voters H-F Area and the National Council of Jewish Women South Cook Section are co-sponsoring a program at 7 p.m. tonight at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., on whether the “Invest in Kids Act,” which allows the use of public funds to support private schools, should be allowed to sunset.  Cassie Creswell, director of the Illinois Families for Public Schools, will present the program. For more information, contact Deborah Hampton, co-president, LWVH-F Area at [email protected] or 312-9090-6966.

HOMEWOOD LIBRARY BOARD — Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the library, 17917 Dixie Highway. Find the agenda here.

HOMEWOOD CHEVY CARES CONTEST OPEN — The Chevrolet of Homewood holiday car giveaway contest is open. To be considered for a free car to be given away on Christmas Eve, submit an application here explaining how a car would change the life of the person being nominated. The deadline is Dec. 8. To see stories about past winners, click here.

FLOSSMOOR SEEKS VOLUNTEER TREE PLANTERS — Flossmoor is seeking volunteers to help plant trees throughout the village on Saturday, Oct. 21. The meet up location is village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road, at 8 a.m. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and bring work gloves and, if possible, their own transportation to reach planting sites. Necessary tools will be provided. For more information, contact Stephanie Wright at [email protected] or 708-335-5472. Click here to sign up.


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