Tag: furlough

Local businesses offer help to furloughed federal workers

A number of local businesses are rallying to the support of federal workers who are furloughed because of the current government shutdown. Last week, Flossmoor Station announced a free lunch and discounted craft beer special for  federal employees affected by the government shutdown.In an email to the Chronicle, Emily Klehm, director of the[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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