Trail Mix music, art fest set for July 20 at Izaak Walton

Summer tends to start with a burst of activity, from festivals to youth sports. By July 20, it might be time to relax with a more laid back event. 

Trail Mix might be just the thing. The fourth annual event at Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, 1100 Ridge Road in Homewood, will feature acoustic sets from 1 to 8:30 p.m. in the wooded lawn south of Black Bear Lodge.

Flossmoor business owner selected for Goldman Sachs program

Zena Smith, founder and CEO of MASTERs Plus Tutoring Program in Flossmoor, is participating in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.
She was selected to be one of 40 small business owners from more than 1,000 applicants interested in the program.

H-F area residents at Lights for Liberty vigil in Homewood lament immigrant treatment

In response to reports of migrants being held in poor conditions and children being separated from parents at the U.S. southern border, three local activist organizations held a vigil in Homewood on Friday, July 12, to rally support and send a message to politicians.

GSU/50: Students past and present share testimonials about Governors State

"The faculty at GSU has been really helpful in challenging me and giving me career advice and helping me with my major and outside programs. They suggest that I think about different internships and certifications. Right now I’m interning with the GSU Marketing & Communications Department."

Flossmoor Village Board to vote on new trustee appointment

The open seat on the Flossmoor Village Board left by former trustee Phil Minga’s resignation earlier this year could be filled as soon as Monday. Mayor Paul Braun said he will be ready to make his recommendation on a candidate for the position during Monday’s village board meeting.


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