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4.23.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

NEW PAID LEAVE ORDINANCE TRAINING — The Commission on Human Rights is hosting a virtual presentation at noon today to help businesses comply with the new Cook County Paid Leave Ordinance. The session will provide an overview and address questions. Register here.

HOMEWOOD BOARD — Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Find the agenda here. Attend remotely here or call 312-626-6799, ID 980 4907 6232, passcode 830183. The board will consider approving the 2024-25 budget, a five-year capital project plan, the new Transit-Oriented Development Plan, an amendment to the class 16 brew pub liquor license to accommodate a request from Homewood Brewing Company. The board will hear a presentation on the Homewood Science Center annual report and will honor retiring Public Works Department employee Douglas Hank Jr.

ART IN THE PARK — The H-F Park District program will be at Millennium Park, 18600 Harwood Ave., from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

SELF-CARE SPA DAY — Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway, will host a spa day at 6 p.m. for anyone aged 18 and up. Participants will get to make their own citrus salt scrub.

THORNTON TOWNSHIP BOARD — Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in township hall,  333 E 162nd St. in South Holland. Find the agenda here.

POLICE FIGHT DISTRACTED DRIVING — The Homewood Police Department posted on its Facebook page that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the department will be increasing enforcement aimed at distracted drivers.

POOL PASSES ON SALE — Lions Club Pool passes are on sale. Early-bird rates are in effect until Tuesday, April 30. Click here to purchase.

HIDDEN GEM REGISTRATION CONTINUES — Early bird rates for the Sept. 7 race in Flossmoor will be in effect from March 15 to May 15. Contact Tom Dobrez at [email protected] for more information.

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