Tag: diversity

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra receives Catalyst Fund Grant

The League of American Orchestras has awarded a grant to the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) to strengthen its understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and to help transform organizational culture.  The grant was given to 28 orchestras nationwide. The one-year grant is the second round of The Catalyst Fund,[Read More…]

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Video cuts to the heart of what Flossmoor residents love about their town

Flossmoor’s commitment to diversity rings loud and clear in a recently-released promotional video highlighting the community’s many faces and positive attributes. The three-minute video features clips from events in town, such as National Night Out and Martin Luther King Day of Service, and interviews with Flossmoor residents who talk about their[Read More…]

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International organization names Flossmoor recipient of diversity award

The Village of Flossmoor’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has been recognized on an international level. Flossmoor is receiving the 2018 Community Diversity and Inclusion Program Excellence Award from the International City and County Managers Association (ICMA). This year’s award is being given to just three municipalities out of the organization’s 11,000[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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