Tag: South Suburban Family Shelter

Benches for Change 2020-09-05 011

Virtual SSFS gala features food, prizes, Benches for Change auction

Rachel Forsyth of South Suburban Family Shelter records Brooke King LaBreck talking about the bench she painted to represent Flossmoor Community Church for a video presentation. (Carole Sharwarko/H-F Chronicle)   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.[Read More…]

Broken Bench_web

Village official: Decorated bench damaged by accident

Homewood village officials said the decorated bench near the corner of Ridge Road and Martin Square was damaged as a result of an accident, though they have not determined who was responsible. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day[Read More…]

Coping with COVID: April 2

South Suburban Family Shelter postpones gala until October. Cases of COVID-19 continue to climb. Governor announces new campaign to encourage Illinois residents to stay the course on physical distancing practices. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.[Read More…]

hacc_logo_media_jen

Chamber of Commerce heads up 3-village holiday charity effort

The Homewood Area Chamber of Commerce (HACC),  in cooperation with the villages of Homewood, Flossmoor and Glenwood, will conduct a charitable drive to support three local groups this holiday season.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a[Read More…]

SSFS Be the Change 1_web

SSFS launches month of ‘change’ to fight violence

Be the Change cards created by South SuburbanFamily Shelter offer a suggestion for each dayin October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month,and were handed out during the Be the ChangeCelebration. (Carole Sharwarko/H-F Chronicle)  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already[Read More…]

Enlisting everyone to end domestic violence

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, marked in October, one local agency wants to send a message that everyone can reduce violence through small actions. From its Homewood administrative office, South Suburban Family Shelter is planning a slate of activities for the month under the theme “Be the Change,” hoping to connect[Read More…]

Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

Community Calendar