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MLK Day of Service moves to home version

Despite the obstacles, dedicated members of Flossmoor’s Community Relations Commission weren’t willing to give up on a program that has become a centerpiece of neighborhood generosity. This year’s “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service: At-Home Edition” provides community members with a month’s worth of volunteer activities they can[Read More…]

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Classical string concert on Sunday to benefit PADS

  From left, Sajdah Muhammed, Elinor Detmer  Kate Nelson and Noelle Naito will be performing   classical works on Sunday as part of this year's   MLK Day of Service. The concert will benefit   PADS. (Provided photo)  Four young musicians, including one from Flossmoor, will perform a classical music concert for PADS on Sunday, Jan.[Read More…]

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MLK Day of Service Jan. 21 has more ways to help communities

With additional sponsors and events, Flossmoor’s nationally recognized MLK Day of Service returns for a fifth year on Jan. 21 and will provide even more opportunities for local volunteers to give back to the community. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free[Read More…]

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Win-win for businesses that offer ‘Day of Service’

On Monday, Jan. 15, Flossmoor residents have a unique opportunity to be part of a community-wide volunteer experience through the fourth annual MLK Day of Service.  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[Read More…]

Volunteers still needed for some MLK Day of Service projects

Nearly 500 volunteers are taking part in more than a dozen projects during the Jan. 16 MLK Day of Service in Flossmoor, Homewood and other area communities. Volunteers are still needed for some projects, including the annual PADS program at Flossmoor Community Church, book collection and sorting at Homewood Public[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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