Tag: Foundation 153

Foundation 153 sets Feb. 29 for gala for Homewood schools

The Foundation 153 “Leap for Homewood Schools!” winter gala is set for 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29 at Idlewild Country Club. The fundraiser will benefit students and programs in Homewood’s Willow, Churchill and Hart Schools, and provide grants to teachers for new and existing programs. “The gala[Read More…]

Foundation 153 helps purchase 90 devices for students

A gift from Foundation 153 has helped purchase 90 new computers for students in Homewood District 153. Beth White, technology director, said the funding helped her department purchase 60 iPads for students at Willow and Churchill Schools, and 30 laptops for students at Hart School. “It’s a super exciting thing for us,”[Read More…]

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Foundation 153 Fund Run attracts about 500 runners on Sunday

About 500 runners and walkers participated in the Foundation 153 Fund Run on Sunday, Sept. 18, helping the foundation raise money to provide support for educators in Homewood School District 153.    The fast runners blast off from the starting line shortly after 9 a.m. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)Spectators await[Read More…]

Foundation 153 ready for annual walk Sept. 18

Registration is open for the 2016 Foundation 153 Fund Run set for 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. The walk, run and dash events involve community members of all ages. Proceeds will enable the foundation continue underwriting various programs at Willow, Churchill and James Hart schools that can not be funded[Read More…]

Fall events

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor.
  • Homewood Farmers Market’s last summer session.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Sunday, Oct. 16

Community Calendar