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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.

SSFS seeks runners by Nov. 30 deadline for 2018 marathon

South Suburban Family Shelter (SSFS) is looking for runners willing to commit to representing the agency in the 2018 Chicago Marathon.“We need to fill 20 slots allotted to us by the Bank of America Chicago Marathon by Nov. 30,” said Vicki Meilach, community outreach coordinator. The runners are part of[Read More…]

Artists performing Oct. 14 in domestic violence benefit

Artists from the South Suburbs will be performing Oct. 14 in “eNOugh: Arts Against Abuse,” a program of original dance, theatre, song, poetry and spoken word. The presentation is at 8 p.m. at The Drama Group’s Milord Studio Theatre 330 W. 202nd Street in Chicago Heights. Admission is $15. The artists’ program[Read More…]

Artists’ donations sought for SSFS benefit

A special fundraiser June 8 focusing on works by local artists will benefit South Suburban Family Shelter (SSFS). Artists interested in helping can donate their works for sale. All proceeds will go to SSFS to help the agency maintain its outreach programs to those dealing with domestic violence. The community is invited[Read More…]

Marie Goulet

‘Vagina Monologues’ performance to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

A Homewood woman, Marie Goulet, is helping bring a performance of “The Vagina Monologues” to Governors State University as part of V-Day Chicago, a world-wide fundraising and awareness event with the mission to end violence against women.  You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already[Read More…]

South Suburban Family Shelter seeks holiday family donations

South Suburban Family Shelter, Inc. is looking for individuals, families or businesses interested in participating in its annual Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program.  Generous donors will purchase and wrap gifts for families who are in crisis because of domestic violence. Food is also needed, including turkeys, chickens and non-perishable items for holiday[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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