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IJP’s annual Block Party Fundraiser is Sept. 23

The Infant Jesus of Prague Parish in Flossmoor is hosting its annual Block Party Fundraiser from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, on the church grounds, Douglas Avenue at Flossmoor Road.  Organizing chair Carlo Gozzi said the event will have something for all ages, including games for kids,[Read More…]

GSU shows works of Klement, Ramirez at Visual Arts Gallery

Governors State University is hosting an artists’ showcase “Body and Spirit” featuring the works of Vera Klement and Dan Ramirez.  The free exhibit is on display through Sept. 30 in the Visual Arts Gallery on the campus in University Park. The gallery at Governors State University is committed to creating[Read More…]

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Labor of Love: Great Frame Up

Gary Novak is passionate about turning mementos into art. The owner of the Great Frame Up in Homewood has spent 20 years working with his customers to help create something that will bring them joy. (The first of four stories in honor of Labor Day)

Ice arena’s upcoming fixes on park district’s agenda

What do you do with a 41-year-old facility that needs updating?  That was the question before commissioners of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District at the Sept. 5 Committee of the Whole meeting. This was the first of what will be ongoing discussions on the upkeep of the H-F Ice Arena built[Read More…]

Ingalls fashion show fundraiser is Sept. 27

The 19th Annual Fall Reveal, a benefit fashion show supporting cancer research at Ingalls Memorial Hospital, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park.  The Fall Reveal begins with a silent auction opening at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch and guest speakers at noon.[Read More…]

Flossmoor marks 39 years of recognition for excellence in financial reporting

It’s become something of an annual event for Flossmoor officials, but one that’s still extremely important to them. For the 39th straight year, the village has been recognized for excellence in financial reporting by the Government Financial Officers Association (GFOA). On Monday, Flossmoor Finance Director Scott Bordui presented the organization’s[Read More…]

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