Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

H-F Parks saves $1.21 million by refinancing long-term debt

November 21, 2021 - 10:09
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The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will save $1.21 million by refinancing short- and long-term debt.

Aaron Gold of Speer Financial, Inc. told park commissioners at the Nov. 16 board meeting that the district’s bonds were sold the week of Nov. 8.

“It was a very successful financing with low rates,” he said. The district also saved $71,548 in debt service fees. “That’s how low interest rates are right now.”

Coyote Run Golf Course continues to see increase in rounds played

October 21, 2021 - 07:57
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Enthusiasm for golf remains high at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Coyote Run Golf Course in Flossmoor.

Tom Denklau, golf course manager, reported to the H-F Park District’s board of commissioners that Coyote Run’s number of rounds was up 23.2% year-to-date through August. That’s a higher number than the 11.3% national trend increase reported by the National Golf Foundation. Coyote Run in August was up 20.4% over 2017-2019 August averages.

Park district takes advantage of low rates to refund $10.6M debt

August 20, 2021 - 23:12
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The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is taking advantage of the market and refunding two general obligation bonds totaling $10.6 million for lower interest rates. 

The move should save the park district approximately $1.28 million in interest. The switch also will give the park district the ability to take on extra borrowing in the future, if needed.

Long-time Irwin Center staffer Jeff Liedtke retires

June 06, 2021 - 20:38
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Jeffrey Liedtke has been the face of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Marie Irwin Center for 32-plus years. Friday, June 4, was his last day on the job.

Liedtke got hired for janitorial work at the building that had been open for about two years when he arrived in December 1988. He’d been a part-owner of a janitorial service before he walked through the doors of the Irwin Center. 

Free tennis programs at Flossmoor Park May 22

May 09, 2021 - 20:29
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Saturday, May 22, is tennis day in the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, with special events planned in cooperation with the U.S. Tennis Association/Midwest Section.

All events are free and will be offered at Flossmoor Park, 2440 Flossmoor Road.  In the event of inclement weather, the programs will relocate to the H-F Racquet & Fitness Center, 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood.

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