SSSRA honors Homewood-Flossmoor athletes

South Suburban Special Recreation Association (SSSRA) held its annual athletic banquet on Jan. 16. Special Olympic athletes, unified partners, coaches and family members enjoyed dinner and an awards presentation at Wiley’s Grill in Flossmoor. Six athletes from Homewood and four athletes from Flossmoor participated in Special Olympics programs this year,[Read More…]

Special recreation association hiring for several positions

South Suburban Special Recreation Association (SSSRA), which services residents in the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, is in need of part-time employees for several of its programs. SSSRA offers recreation for special needs persons ages 2 through adult who participate in programs as varied as music and drama to Special Olympics and recreation[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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