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Surveys helping H-F Park District set future course

Residents are offering their opinions on park services in a survey sent out for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District. Households were randomly selected to receive the survey. Thus far, about 200 persons have returned the survey developed by PROS Consulting, a firm that specializes in park district information.  
 

Calumet Country Club open to the public for the first time

Last year, Calumet Country Club officials were not certain whether the golf course would be open in 2019, but it is — and it is open to the public for the first time in its history. The 118-year-old club has been part of Homewood for 102 years, fronting 175th Street just west of Dixie Highway, and in that time it has been a members-only organization.

Homewood library staff reaches tentative contract agreement

Employees at the Homewood Public Library say they have reached a tentative agreement on a contract with the library board. Details of the package were not available. Employees organized with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 31 after their weekly hours were reduced by two hours per week in 2015, librarian Sandy Sullivan said Wednesday.
 

Long-time steward of Izaak Walton Preserve, Robert Ahlf dies at 77

The man who led the development and care of Izaak Walton Nature Preserve in Homewood for more than four decades died Wednesday, April 17. Robert "Bob" Ahlf, 77, died at his Belleair, Florida, residence.

 

Job switch moves Joe DeCicco to H-F Racquet & Fitness Club

Joe DeCicco, a six-year Homewood-Flossmoor Park District employee, has switched departments, taking on the assistant manager’s position at the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club. DeCicco is working alongside manager Eileen Rohrer.
 

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