The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District came up with a way to save nearly $100,000 in its budget and still get the Lions Club pool in great shape for next season.
To the pleasant surprise of park district commissioners at their Tuesday, Nov. 15, meeting, a bid for replacing the pool’s filtration system came in way below cost estimates.
After two years of reporting on the community, the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle is becoming an active participant in local events.
On Sept. 10, the paper will sponsor Flossmoor Fest and also a new golf-and-craft-beer event, Fore and Pour, hosted by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District.
There’s nothing like that first bike.
One day, you are a little person with the world restricted to how far your two legs can take you.
If there’s one thing craft beer fans love almost as much as good beer, it’s talking to the brewer and hearing how it’s made. At the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s “Explore the Pour” event Friday, 10 Chicago-area breweries served up samples at Dolphin Lake Clubhouse from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is accepting applications from Homewood and Flossmoor residents who are interested in serving on the board.
Commissioner Sue Bertram is stepping down after 26 years on the board. Her last meeting will be Jan. 19.
The person chosen to fill the vacancy will serve from February 16, 2016 through April 2017. The remaining two years of the commissioner’s seat will be up for election on the ballot in April 2017 consolidated election.
Sue Bertram of Flossmoor, a member of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District board of trustees for 23 years, said her last meeting will be in January 2016.
No wading and no drones allowed. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Directors, recognizing safety concerns, took action Tuesday to limit both of these activities in parks.
Local residents can get a run-up to their Fourth of July celebrations at the Starry Nights concert Friday night and keep rolling Saturday with the Homewood Fourth of July Parade followed by the Family Fun Fest community picnic. (But no farmers market that day. Next market will be July 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
The season’s first Starry Nights concert, presented by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, is the latest victim of June’s seemingly non-stop rains.
The park district announced Wednesday that Thursday’s free concert at the Irwin Center has been canceled due to the condition of the Irwin Center lawn. The show, featuring the classic rock band Voyage, has been re-scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6.