Tag: You Matter 2

Donna Miller

Juneteenth recognized as holiday by Cook County

Juneteenth got another boost Thursday when the Cook County Commission voted to make the observance of African American emancipation a county holiday. Flossmoor officials recently announced support for a local Juneteenth parade and festival in 2021 that will be organized by You Matter 2, a local youth empowerment organization. Cook[Read More…]

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H-F grad to be featured on national TV show Sunday

A local teen who started You Matter 2, a nonprofit organization that helps fight hunger, will be featured on national television on Sunday, Aug. 28. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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