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Racquet Club starts tennis sessions for new and returning adults

Starting Monday, Oct. 23, the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Club, in partnership with the United States Tennis Association Midwest Section, is offering two programs for adults interested in tennis.
 

Chamber Expo aims to bring residents, businesses together

Local residents and business professionals can get to know each other better at next Tuesday’s Homewood Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. The first-time event is taking place from 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Clubhouse at Dolphin Lake, 2700 183rd St. in Homewood. It is free and open to the public. The event will also include a Business After Hours session between 5 and 7 p.m.

South Suburban Family Shelter awarded $20,000 grant from Mary Kay Foundation

South Suburban Family Shelter (SSFS) has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Mary Kay Foundation to further the organization’s efforts to combat domestic violence and provide rehabilitation services throughout the South Suburbs and the Chicago metro region.
 
“At SSFS, we are incredibly grateful for support from the Mary Kay Foundation and its continued commitment to break the cycle of domestic violence,” said SSFS Executive Director Jennifer Gabrenya.
 

Beans & Greens to close after a year in downtown Homewood

Beans & Greens will be closing soon. The board of the South Suburban Food Co-op, which operates the store at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood, announced Oct. 15 that the store did not have the level of support from the community necessary to meet expenses. 

Bond restructuring is positive sign amid Flossmoor's fiscal challenges

Flossmoor’s stellar financial rating was reaffirmed this week as the village refinanced bonds at a considerably lower interest rate, with a savings of $85,000.

Still, village officials warned that Flossmoor is entering a precarious fiscal period and said residents may be asked to approve an increase in the local sales tax rate as early as next spring.

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