Tag: grant

Flossmoor fire department gets federal grant for emergency equipment

The Flossmoor Fire Department was awarded a $222,345 federal grant to purchase updated emergency breathing equipment that will make firefighters safer when entering burning buildings.  The Assistance to Firefighters Grant was announced by Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill. The grant program will help strengthen the nation’s overall level of preparedness and ability[Read More…]

Grant provides funds for two more Flossmoor fire captains

The Flossmoor Fire Department has an opportunity to add two new shift captains to its full-time staff thanks in part to a $348,992 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant.Funding is coming from a Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) grant program designed to provide funding to help increase[Read More…]

Flossmoor Police get ComEd grant for safety speed signs

The Flossmoor Police Department has received one of 21 ComEd grants awarded through its Powering Safe Communities program. The ComEd awards were given for projects that improve the efficiency and delivery of public safety programs, increase community resiliency and address unmet safety needs. Applications to ComEd were reviewed by the Metropolitan[Read More…]

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Grants helping Irons Oaks maintain its oak population

The grove of stately oak trees at Irons Oaks will get special attention thanks to two grants awarded to the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

State awards grant for materials at H-F High library

Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School has been awarded a $4,999 state grant for the purchase of books at a variety of Lexile levels to support differentiated instruction. Lexile is a scientific approach to measuring both reading ability and the text demands of reading material. H-F librarians Jane Harper and Alicia Rodriguez, assisted by[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

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