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Homewood officers present $23K check to Cancer Support Center

Homewood police officers visited their neighbors across the street Friday to present Cancer Support Center with a check representing a donation of more than $23,000. Thirty-five officers collected donations over the last 30 days as part of a No Shave November fundraiser.

Prize continues to grow in area’s first Queen of Hearts raffle

You may find your “pot of gold” in the first H-F community Queen of Hearts game. The prize is up to $10,100 and growing.
 
Queen of Hearts raffles have taken off in other communities, and this first one here is picking up interest, said Terry Keigher, a member of the H-F Fine and Performing Arts Council, one of three organizations that will benefit from the game.
 

‘Sound of Music’ sing-along benefit is Nov. 4

Having a great voice isn’t a requirement. Come to the “Sound of Music” benefit for the fun!
 
The H-F Fine and Performing Arts Council is presenting the “Sound of Music” sing-along Nov. 4 to support the Homewood-Flossmoor High School chorale's trip to Italy this spring.
 

Prairie State College marks 60th anniversary with Saturday gala

Prairie State College will mark its 60th anniversary with a gala celebration on Saturday, Oct. 20, hosted by the PSC Foundation. This annual event will serve as a fundraiser for scholarships.
 
The atrium on the college’s main campus, 202 South Halsted St. in Chicago Heights, will be turned into a center for celebration opening for cocktails at 6 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. gourmet dinner. The gala will feature a live auction, choice raffles, dancing and a special “Stand Up for Scholarships” presentation. All proceeds from the event will benefit student scholarships.

IJP Block Party provides Oktoberfest fun for families

The annual Infant Jesus of Prague Block Party returns Saturday, Oct. 6. The family fun at 1131 Douglas Ave. in Flossmoor will last from 5 to 9 p.m. 

Food trucks will be on hand, including Cheesies, Warm Belly Bakery, American Glory, Los Portales and Joey's Red Hots. Beer vendors will include 350 Brewery, Blue Island Beer Company and Flossmoor Station.

God Save the Queen’s Raffle: Flossmoor considers regulating royally popular fundraisers

In response to the overwhelming popularity of Queen of Hearts raffles, the Flossmoor village board is considering adjusting the scope of these types of fundraisers that would take place in town.
 

Runners, walkers and neighbors invited to Respond Now's 5K on Sept. 22

Spaces are still available for Respond Now's annual 5K Walk/Run for Hunger on Sept. 22 at Bicentennial Park in Olympia Fields.
 
Sue Perkins of Flossmoor, a longtime board member at the social service agency, called the annual event an easy and fun way for community members, advocates and supporters old and new to help combat poverty in their neighborhoods.
 

Carlton Fisk on the course Aug. 24 for Cancer Support Center

Take a swing with Baseball Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk on Friday, Aug. 24, when he plays with participants in the Cancer Support Center’s 27th annual golf outing.
 
Fisk, who was a White Sox catcher for 12 years, will be on the course at Ravisloe Country Club. All golfers will have a chance to play a hole with Fisk on the course. Any golfer who outdrives him will receive an autographed baseball.
 

H-F High Foundation golf outing Sept. 7

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Foundation will host a golf outing and dinner and afterward join H-F supporters to celebrate H-F’s homecoming on Sept. 7.
 
The golf outing is the major fundraiser for the foundation each year. In 2017-18, the foundation awarded $24,000 in grants to student organizations.
 

Cancer Support Center's 'Chairs with a Purpose' bidding opens at noon Friday

  Painted "Chairs with a Purpose" are on display
  during the Artisan Street Fair in Homewood 
  in June. The chair auction will begin Friday.

  (Photo by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

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