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Let the holidays begin: The Chronicle Holiday Guide calendar

Our annual guide to holiday events and activites in Homewood and Flossmoor, which first appeared in the Dec. 1 print edition.

Food needed for SSFS Adopt-A-Family Program

At this giving season, you might be the donor who can help South Suburban Family Shelter (SSFS) with its Adopt-A-Family program.
 
SSFS is a not-for program organization helping victims of domestic violence and their children.  Donors can make a difference for these families this holiday season by giving turkeys, canned vegetables and fruit, canned sweet potatoes, apple and cranberry juice, brownie and cake mixes, frosting and instant coffee.
 

IPO maestro shares joy of music with H-F High orchestra

It was a wave of his hand, a lean in for emphasis, verbal cues and repeated “bravos” when Stilian Kirove, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra maestro, spent time with Homewood-Flossmoor High School Viking Orchestra. Kirov’s work at H-F on Nov. 16 is part of his outreach as the new conductor for the orchestra.

HFHS board salutes student production of 'Sister Act'

Student performers from the fall musical “Sister Act” took a curtain call on Nov. 21 for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School board.

Based on the movie of the same name starring Whoopie Goldberg, “Sister Act” was performed by a student cast and live orchestra on Nov. 10-11 at H-F’s Mall Auditorium.

H-F senior Joy Woods spoke on behalf of the cast and sang a song from the show.

Vote on Flossmoor’s sales tax proposal expected Monday

Flossmoor village board members Monday are likely to ask residents to back a proposed referendum to raise local retail sales taxes by 1 percent. If approved by the board, the proposed sales tax initiative will appear on the ballot in the March 20 consolidated election.

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