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Flossmoor offers winter break babysitting safety training 

The Flossmoor Fire Department invites teens to learn valuable safety skills during winter break this year.  In the Winter Break Babysitting Safety Training program, participants ages 13 and up will learn childcare safety basics, including CPR and basic first aid. Participants will receive a CPR certification card at the program’s[Read More…]

PFLAG Homewood-Flossmoor December meeting to feature workshop on Thriving Through the Holidays

The winter holiday season can be a difficult time for LGBTQ+ people and the people who love them, so PFLAG Homewood-Flossmoor is partnering with Creative Approaches to Therapy to offer a special workshop, “Thriving Through the Holidays,” on Sunday, Dec. 10. The workshop is designed to help folks prepare strategies that can help them feel[Read More…]

Flossmoor announces Novoa as new finance director

The Village of Flossmoor has promoted its Assistant Finance Director Ann Novoa to the position of finance director, effective Friday, Dec. 1.  She will oversee all aspects of financial administration within the village, including accounting, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, investments and other financial transactions. She will also advise the[Read More…]

Rep. Robin Kelly Celebrates $45,000 AmeriCorps Award for Governors State University

Congresswoman Robin Kelly celebrated a $45,180 federal grant awarded to Governors State University to support a new AmeriCorps VISTA project.  Kelly’s district includes Homewood and Flossmoor. Governors State University’s VISTA project will double the current capacity of the Jaguar Jumps program, which serves students with disabilities, and provide wrap-around services[Read More…]

County treasurer unveils online tool that shows where property tax dollars go as Dec. 1 tax due date looms

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas on Tuesday, Nov. 28, unveiled an online tool that for the calculates year-to-year changes for each property tax bill and shows where tax dollars go. The search tool at is available as the due date of Friday, Dec. 1, approaches for property owners to pay second[Read More…]

State urges letters of support to veterans during holidays

The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) on Monday, Nov. 27, launched the 2023 “Operation Rising Spirit” campaign encouraging service organizations, schools, communities and individuals to write letters of appreciation and support to veterans residing at the state veterans’ homes in Anna, Chicago, LaSalle, Manteno and Quincy. Operation Rising Spirit[Read More…]

Meyers-Martin announces student Illinois Innovation Challenge, opportunity to develop computer science skills

State Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin, D-Matteson, is announcing an opportunity for Chicago area students to learn about developing technologies, convene workforce development partnerships and create interactive exhibits: the Illinois Innovation Challenge. The event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Google’s Chicago Office at[Read More…]

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