Tag: Rep. Robin Kelly

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Coping with COVID: April 30

South Suburban Humane Society has a 50th anniversary to celebrate, so canceling the gala was out of the question. It simply moved online. The COVID-19 case and death numbers continue to rise locally and in the state. South Suburban Small Business Association is recommending a webinar about how businesses can[Read More…]

2020 Census meeting Aug. 5

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is hosting a program on the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Country Club Hills city hall, 4200 W. 183rd St. “An accurate census is so important for our state and our district. Without a fair and accurate census, Illinois[Read More…]

Hiring skills workshop and hiring event set

More than 50 employers with active job openings will be in at the sixth annual hiring event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Oct. 19.   The event is presented by Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. The hiring fair will be from 9 a.m.[Read More…]

Kelly asks for funding for gun violence research

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., joined with other members of the House of Representatives on Feb. 22 in calling on Speaker Paul Ryan to allow debate and a vote on legislation to repeal the Dickey Amendment and provide adequate funding for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to conduct[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly hosts Monday meeting on health care needs

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is convening an issues-focused hearing on Monday, Aug. 14, aimed at strengthening the debate on healthcare reform. The non-partisan Congressional field inquiry will be conducted from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St. in Chicago in Room 2525. Kelly, who represents[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly leads support effort for regional airport

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., joined by 30 other elected leaders, wrote to Gov. Bruce Rauner expressing their “collective support for construction of the South Suburban Airport” in Peotone. The leaders called the project “an incubator of innovation and generator of growth for our nation.” “For decades, we’ve needed a new airport[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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