Looking for a fun weekend, three Homewood friends decided to go out to a campsite at Woodhaven Lakes in Sublette, Illinois. To get there, they’ll bike 130 miles raising money for dementia charities. Nate Olson suggested the ride to Dana Noble, Greg Castady and Chris Dedo. “It just started on a whim,” said Noble.[Read More…]
South Suburban Family Shelter will offer area residents a chance to get outside and show their moves with its Dancing Away Domestic Violence fundraiser from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 26. The socially distanced dance party at Martin Square in downtown Homewood will feature Linda Mines from Dawn’s Dancin’ Deevas[Read More…]
South Suburban Humane Society has five dogs that need surgery and is hoping donors will help cover the costs. (Provided photos) The South Suburban Humane Society is conducting two fundraisers this week. The Spring Fling Auction and Raffle is a fun way to support the work of SSHS and walk[Read More…]
With remote learning dominating the 2020-2021 school year for Flossmoor School District 161, Parker Junior High School decided to shine the spotlight on its theater program virtually at the end of the semester. During the Jan. 4 regular board meeting, board members and administrators applauded the students and teachers for[Read More…]
Where everyone else saw an obstacle, Homewood police officer E.J. Dorsey saw an opportunity. His ingenuity and determination helped raise more than $9,000 for a local nonprofit organization.
The Feehery brothers, who grew up in Homewood, race bikes competitively, so they felt really bummed when the 2020 cycling season screeched to a halt in the face of the COVID pandemic. They pivoted to a new project, Brothers Ride 24, a daylong bike ride to raise money for charity.
The Cancer Support Center will host its 29th Annual Golf Outing on Monday, Sept. 14, at Idlewild Country Club, 19201 Dixie Highway. The event will feature former White Sox catcher and Baseball Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk. The event will include 18 holes of golf, an after party barbecue, silent[Read More…]
The traditional fundraiser is taking a new approach from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 17, when the Cancer Support Center hosts “RISE UP,” a virtual telethon. Funds will help support the free programs and services offered to anyone battling cancer in the South Suburbs. Tune in to this event[Read More…]
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…]
Local band TiMELeSS performs during the 2018 FCC ShowOff talent show. Organizers are seeking performers for the third annual event on Nov. 22. (Chronicle file photo) Local talent will shine Nov. 22 at the third annual Flossmoor Community Church ShowOff talent show. The program, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the[Read More…]