Tag: South Suburban Family Shelter

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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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a[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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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…]

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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