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Outstanding leaders help keep parks, facilities, events running

There are more than 600 employees working full- and part-time for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, under the supervision of a managerial staff. Here is an introduction to those leaders who guide the district.

Years of dreaming and planning brought Patriots Park to fruition

Pat Nevins recalls his years of serving the park district and the satisfaction of watching the district develop parks that are important to the community. His article is part of the Chronicle's series celebrating the district's 50th anniversary. It first appeared in the January 1 print edition.

Playtime fun through music brought joy to kids and adults

Music teacher Kristen Izenbart reminisces about the Music for Minors program offered through the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District. Her article is part of the Chronicle's series celebrating the district's 50th anniversary. It first appeared in the January 1 print edition.

Golfers get a very early start on 2019 season at Coyote Run

Once upon a time, golfers had to endure long golfless winters or travel to warmer climes to play. Not this year. Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's Coyote Run Golf Course was open Saturday, Jan. 5, and golfers came out to enjoy rounds in sunshine and temperatures in the low 50s.

‘Keep It Green’ referendum led to new parks, Coyote Run course

“Keep It Green” was the slogan for a 1998 referendum that gave the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District enough money to develop an old lumberyard, a former military base and a dormant golf course into three spectacular facilities.

For Missy Barrett of Flossmoor, they are just three of the outstanding sites in the H-F Park District that give visitors a sense of how great the H-F area is and show off all the community has to offer.

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