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Local runners club eager to compete in Hidden Gem

When organizers announced the Hidden Gem Half Marathon in Flossmoor, local runners leaped at the chance. Kaila Konecki, a regular runner with the HF Community Running Club, said she was excited when she heard the news. 
 
“I was actually like the fifth person to register. I was all over it,” she said.

Flossmoor’s ‘hidden gems’ given chance to shine for Sept. 7 race

Flossmoor will have a number of “hidden gems” to show off on Saturday, Sept. 7, when more than 650 people from 14 states are expected to arrive for the inaugural Hidden Gem Half Marathon.
 
Tom Dobrez, one of the lead organizers of the Hidden Gem Half Marathon, ticks off a list of the “hidden gems” of Flossmoor that the race is designed to reveal to the runners and spectators but notes that the most important gem is the villagers who will come out to make the event work.

Tennis season opens Tuesday at Racquet & Fitness Club

The 2019-20 indoor tennis season starts Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Center.
 
The 37-week season offers a variety of programs for those who are regular players and those who want to start or get back into the game. 
 

Homewood trustees call special meeting to discuss Calumet Country Club

Homewood trustees will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, to provide an update to the community on the propose redevelopment of Calumet Country Club, 175th Street and Dixie Highway. 

The meeting will be held at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road.

Selfless acts by a sister and brother help Willow School students

Makaela Miller, a sophomore at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, used her own money to help with school supplies so students at Willow School in Homewood would have all the essentials. That was in August 2018. She repeated her act of kindness this year, and her brother Myles, a second grader at Willow, joined her.
 
 
 

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