Jerry Hartman, treasurer of American Legion’s Blue Island post, left, and Ermon Davis, trustee of American Legion’s Richton Park post, represent charities that are active participants in Windy City Poker Championship’s charitable events in Homewood. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle) If you’ve recently driven past the previous location of Homewood’s Family Video store at Dixie[Read More…]
Walkers of Faith were the top fundraising organization for the 2019 Walk of Hope. The event will look different this year, but the cause of supporting the center’s services remains the same. (Chronicle file photo)
The South Suburban Humane Society’s new adoption center in Homewood is still in need of donations after renovations have stalled. Construction at the new facility, being remodeled from the building that once housed the Homewood Animal Hospital at 2207 183rd St., has slowed because of issues with plumbing and[Read More…]
Local non-profit organizations are taking part in #GivingTuesday, a global day of sharing, on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Founded in New York City in 2012, #GivingTuesday offers people the chance to help others by supporting causes important to them. It is estimated that over the past five years $300 million has been[Read More…]
The excitement of Queen of Hearts raffles that has spread through the Chicago area is now available in the Homewood-Flossmoor community. Will the winner be decided at the first drawing on Wednesday, Sept. 12? Organizers hope to keep the raffle going for the 120 days allowed by the license, but[Read More…]
Foundation 153 is making changes to the annual Fund Run for Homewood schools moving it up to Aug. 25, and expanding it to a multilayered event that will include games, a parents night out event and a teachers dunk tank.
The Cancer Support Center is hosting its 26th Annual Golf Outing on Monday, Aug. 14, at Flossmoor Country Club. After golf, two outstanding supporters Anthony Panici and Rich Merlo will be honored with a special humanitarian award. Registration for the annual event in memory of Steve Fallick will begin at[Read More…]
A group of local residents will be seeking support this weekend to further the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Led by Al and June Fidanza of Homewood, about 20 volunteers will be accepting donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, at Walt’s Food Center,[Read More…]