Flossmoor village board OKs changes in HVAC project

The cost of heating and air conditioning at Flossmoor Village Hall jumped this week as trustees approved an additional $47,315 to cover unplanned and necessary additions in an ongoing HVAC renovation.

Scenes from the first MLK Day of Service in Flossmoor

Here are some photos from the first MLK Day of Service in Flossmoor. Volunteers coordinated a number of service projects — collecting food, making greeting cards, helping the homeless and working with the area's needy — as they marked the Martin Luther King Day. 

Photos are by Marilyn Thomas, Tom Houlihan and Maggie Bachus.


Related story:
Flossmoor shows giving spirit during MLK Day of Service (The Chronicle, Jan. 21, 2015)

Flossmoor shows giving spirit during MLK Day of Service

Flossmoor residents spent time Monday in service to others — collecting food, making greeting cards, helping the homeless and working with the area's needy — as they marked the village's first Martin Luther King Day of Service.

 

Signature sound of the civil rights movement kept alive by Impressions singer

Reginald Torian Sr. of Country Club Hills will bring the voice and music of soul legend and south sider Curtis Mayfield to the world premiere of his music revue, "All Things Mayfield." The show at the Promontory in Hyde Park on Saturday, Jan. 31, is the latest phase of Torian's mission to keep Mayfield's music and legacy alive.

Scenes from the H-F Orchestra Spain trip fundraising auction

Those who attended A Mid-Winter's Fiesta Saturday, Jan. 17, at Homewood-Flossmoor High School enjoyed Spanish food, great music and the fun of silent and live auctions, according to event organizers.

And they contributed to the fund that will help about 60 student musicians participate in a tour of Spain this spring.
Related story:
Community rallies for H-F orchestra Spain trip at annual auction (The Chronicle, Jan. 23, 2015)
Photos by Eric Crump/The Chronicle

Tessa's Dollhouse closes doors after three years

Tessa's Dollhouse ended a three-year run at 18046 Martin Ave. The shop, billed as an antique children's resale boutique, began as a place for owner Anthony Rotkovich to sell action figures from his large collection. He expanded into comic books, vintage toys, children's clothing and children's furniture.

H-F Science Pub: Berkelhammer to discuss Greenland ice sheet processes

If you think the first week of the year was cold, the January Homewood-Flossmoor Science Pub presentation might add a bit of welcome perspective.

Max Berkelhammer of the University of Illinois at Chicago will present "Where air and ice meet; Greenland ice sheet surface processes" at 8 pm. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Ravisloe Country Club, 18231 S. Park Ave. in Homewood.

International affairs come to life for Homewood-Flossmoor students through Model UN

Model UN gets students interested in international affairs through participation in fully integrated crisis simulations, that although fictitious require students to know national and international policies. The student delegates think on their feet and work as a team to solve major issues. H-F students had about six weeks to prepare for their roles in this UN simulation.

Helping others is aim of Flossmoor's MLK Day of Service Monday

(Image courtesy of MLK Day of Service and the
Village of Flossmoor)

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