Rain Barrels, State Champs and Stellar Forensics

A weekly roundup of entries listed in the Announcements section of H-F Patch.

In an effort to promote water conservation, the Village of Flossmoor and UpCycle Products Inc. have partnered to make rain barrels available to residents at a reduced price of $51 per barrel. This program is open to Flossmoor residents and non-residents

Prairie State College's Forensics Team scored big at the Phi Rho Pi Region 4 Speech Tournament on March 18-19 at Moraine Valley Community College, with three members taking home gold medals and the team finishing third overall

Fourteen Homewood-Flossmoor High School students earned the right to call themselves State Champions at the Annual State Career Development Competition of the Illinois Association of the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), which was held March 3-5  in Decatur, Ill. Fifty-five elite representatives from Homewood-Flossmoor qualified to participate in the State Competition, which is designed to help develop future leaders for marketing and management 

Nearly 300 people enjoyed dinner, dancing and more at the Crisis Center’s Heart to Heart Extravaganza recently held at Silver Lake Country Club in Orland Park. The 2011 recipient, Michelle Paluch of Homer Glen, has been an avid supporter of the Crisis Center since 1992

Congratulations to H-F Group Interpretation's "Requiem for a Cellist: The Jacqueline de Pre Story" for claiming the Sectional Championship the weekend of March 19! Kudos to the All-Sectional Cast honorees: Bree Schmidt, Gloria Petrelli, Kanoa Mulling, Kaci Antkiewiczand Zack Kerkhoven. The cast and crew will be heading to Springfield to compete in the IHSA State Finals on Thursday, March 24

Find out more in our  section. 

Michelle Stark - Matanya's Hope March 26, 2011 at 07:17 PM
Matanya's Hope is looking for gently used school or sport shoes, fleece blankets, school (book) bags to take on the mission trip to Kenya the beginning of June. To donate, please call: (708) 822-HOPE (4673)
Michelle Stark - Matanya's Hope March 26, 2011 at 07:24 PM
ATTENTION SOCCER TEAMS - SOCCER PLAYERS Matanya's Hope needs gently new or gently used soccer shirts, shorts, socks, shoes & balls to take to the orphaned and poor children of Africa this June. Please call to donate: (708) 822- HOPE (4673) This is a great way to do something wonderful as a soccer team for others in need.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something