Tag: fundraising

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Video store space being used for charitable poker games

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…]

Walk of Hope will be live and virtual on Oct. 4

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) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber?[Read More…]

SSHS still in need of donations for adoption center

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 the roof.[Read More…]

Donations will benefit local organizations on #GivingTuesday

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…]

Cancer Support Center sets annual golf outing for Aug. 14

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 noon[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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