Two seats on the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners were open in the April 2019 election. Voters chose board president Steve Johnson to remain on the board, and also selected newcomer Linda Ojode. Ojode will fill the seat vacated by outgoing commissioner Christina Jackson, who did not run for reelection. Ojode beat out Brit Volini, who lost her second bid for a park district seat, by 2,308 votes to 2,083 votes.
Photos by Eric Crump
A large crowd gathered at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Auditorium Saturday, Feb. 16, ready for a sweet experience. And that’s exactly what they got at a fun annual event centered on chocolate — the Homewood Chocolate Fest.
Umang Chadda, a top-ranked tennis player and world-class coach, will serve as the new racquet sports manager for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Club.