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Funding opportunity available through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration grant program

January 17, 2018 – 12:16 pm | 310 views
Funding opportunity available through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration grant program

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), USDA Forest Service (USFS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), FedEx and Southern …

H-F Park District recognized with national award

October 24, 2017 – 9:26 am | 327 views

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District was named one of the four top park districts in the country by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).
Executive Director Debbie Kopas received the finalist honor for the National Gold …

July 22: Community shredding, electronic recycling and tree giveaway

June 13, 2017 – 9:28 am | 559 views
Final Free Tree Flyer 7.22.17 for Distribution 6

Illinois Tollway to offer free trees and wildflower seeds on Arbor Day, 4/28

April 25, 2017 – 9:15 am | 727 views
arbor day 2017

Come join the Illinois Tollway and celebrate Arbor Day. On April 28, they are giving away 7,500 tree seedlings and 7,500 wildflower seed packets. Everyone who picks up a tree or seeds also will receive a …

Lynwood Mayor Found within 1966 MLK Photo

January 20, 2017 – 9:37 am | 626 views
Williams in MLK photo in Southland Voice

On January 7, 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. collaborated with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) to announce plans for the Chicago Freedom Movement (CFM).
The CFM was a campaign that shifted the civil rights struggle …

April 30: National Drug Take back Day in Orland Park and Crestwood

April 14, 2016 – 11:34 am | 842 views

Lansing considering salary changes for public officials

November 20, 2015 – 10:25 am | 900 views

The Lansing Village Board discussed changing the salaries of public officials during a committee of the whole meeting Tuesday.
The issue was first raised by Trustee Patty Eidam in October.
Village President Norm Abbott said his current …

Multiple grant opportunities are available

November 3, 2015 – 9:11 am | 1,147 views

The following funding opportunities have been forwarded to us from Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s office. Please share with your communities and schools.
Grant Information
School and Youth
1.       Fuel Up to Play 60 Purpose: Every year, the National Dairy Council, National Football …