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Drivin’ the Dixie recognized and honored statewide

June 4, 2018 – 12:04 pm | 136 views
Drivin’ the Dixie recognized and honored statewide

Drivin’ the Dixie
June 16, 2018, 8 a.m.
Olde Western Ave. & Broadway St., Blue Island, IL
An event locals have known as something special for the past 17 years is being recognized throughout the state this year.
As Illinois …

May 25–26: Lynwood to host American Cornhole Organization’s Midwest Major

May 10, 2018 – 11:51 am | 175 views
Cornhole in Lynwood

Press release from the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau:
Southland Center, A Ho-Chunk Nation Enterprise located in Lynwood, Ill. is hosting American Cornhole Organization (ACO), Midwest Major. This event takes place Friday & Saturday, May 25–26, …

May 4-5: Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge in Tinley

April 12, 2018 – 3:36 pm | 187 views
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Press release from the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau:
Are you ready to accept the challenge? Friday, May 4 – 5, 2018 the Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to the Chicago Southland at …

April 5: Cook County Policy Roadmap Community Conversation in South Holland

March 27, 2018 – 3:51 pm | 226 views
Cook County Roadmap event

From the Office of the Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle:
Cook County is developing a Policy Roadmap: a policy-driven, four-year strategic plan. As we begin crafting this plan, we would like to hear from you as …

Homewood celebrates its 125th anniversary

January 9, 2018 – 10:34 am | 291 views
Homewood celebrates its 125th anniversary

Homewood will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2018, and the first event will be a look at recent village history from the perspective of three civic leaders, Mayor Richard Hofeld and former mayors John Doody …

Jan. 11: Accelerate Indoor Speedway grand opening and ribbon cutting event

January 3, 2018 – 10:04 am | 276 views
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Accelerate Indoor Speedway, which opened late last year at 8580 Springlake Drive in Mokena, will hold its grand opening next week with a host of events including a go-kart race featuring local officials. Accelerate’s 75,000 square-foot …

Dec. 3, 2017 – Dec 3, 2018: Illinois Bicentennial celebration

October 16, 2017 – 11:37 am | 387 views
Illinois Bicentennial

From the Illinois Bicentennial Commission:
It’s our 200th birthday and we are #ILLINOISPROUD
Participate in the celebration!
APPLICATION FOR ENDORSEMENT
Illinois Bicentennial is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to unite statewide partners, events, and projects to celebrate and commemorate our state’s 200th …

Matteson 1 of 3 contenders for Little League HQ

October 13, 2017 – 9:58 am | 320 views
Matteson 1 of 3 contenders for Little League HQ

Matteson is on the short list of communities being considered by Little League International as a new site for the Central Region headquarters, according to a league spokesman.
Two other communities, both near the region’s former …