Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

Seniors reminisce at park district’s 50th birthday party

Seniors came out to celebrate the themed parties, weekly lunches, bingo and a host of other activities offered by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District. The crowd of more than 100 people gathered on April 1 for a special luncheon at the Irwin Center to mark the occasion with a celebratory cake and a 50th anniversary trivia quiz.

Familes (including dogs) have fun collecting eggs in the park

Families braved chilly 44-degree weather on Saturday, April 13, to participate in the annual Lucky Egg Hunt and Lucky Dog Egg Hunt sponsored by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District. 

 

 

S&P improves H-F Park District’s financial rating

The financial picture at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has improved enough that Standard & Poor’s has upped the bond rating for the district.
 
Standard & Poor’s gave the park district an A- rating, a step up from its previous BBB rating. Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC is one of three major agencies that issue credit ratings. The rating can be considered a financial indicator to potential investors of debt securities, such as bonds. 

Voters Guide: Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

The Chronicle's 2019 Consolidated Election Voters Guide: Two Park District candidates responded to our questionnaire, Steve Johnson and Brit Volini

Certification course for tennis instructors meets at racquet club

Tennis instructors can work for an adult development certification at a two-day workshop at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood.
 
Sessions are from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10.
 

Registration open for Prince Charming and Sweetheart dances

Take that special boy or girl to the annual Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Prince Charming or Sweetheart dance.
 
Registration is required and open for these two special annual events, now at Ravisloe Country Club, 18231 Park Ave. in Homewood.
 

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.

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