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AP honors given to 150 from H-F High

AP Scholar Awards have been presented to 150 current and graduated Homewood-Flossmoor High School students in recognition of their exceptional achievements on Advanced Placement exams. The honors are for work during the 2018-19 academic year. 
 

H-F High offers student athletes special care from athletic trainers

When athletes at Homewood-Flossmoor High School turn up with sprained ankles, broken bones and the occasional concussion, they get excellent care from two professional athletic trainers. In spring 2019, the work of Brad Kleine and Danni Werner of Athletico Physical Therapy won H-F the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award.

Pickleball courts, lessons available through H-F Park District

The pickleball craze has come to the H-F area. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will make two outdoor pickleball courts at Lions Club Park, 1041 Ridge Road in Homewood, and the Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 W 183rd St., is hosting a pickleball primer at various times this fall.
 

Enlisting everyone to end domestic violence

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, marked in October, one local agency wants to send a message that everyone can reduce violence through small actions. From its Homewood administrative office, South Suburban Family Shelter is planning a slate of activities for the month under the theme “Be the Change,” hoping to connect community members with little ways they can work toward a violence-free world.
 

Ceremony honoring Etel Billig and Kim Thayil set for Sept. 21

The Village of Park Forest will pay tribute to the late Etel Billig, founder of the Illinois Theatre Center where residents of the South Suburbs enjoyed quality productions under her leadership for more than three decades.

In addition, Park Forest will honor native Kim Thayil, guitar player extraordinaire, at the plaque dedication ceremony conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, on the Artists Walk, located immediately east of Village Hall at 350 Victory Drive.

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