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Posted on: December 10, 2019

The Olympia Fields Park District seek to fill seat on the Park District Board

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The Olympia Fields Park District has a vacant position on the Park District Board of Commissioners. This vacancy will be filled by appointment by the remaining four Park Commissioners

Anyone interested in the appointment to the vacancy as Park District Com...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Women's Self Defense Class

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Post office named for an American hero, Tuskegee Airman who lived in Olympia Fields

Capt. Martin, Tuskegee Airman

By MIKE NOLANDaily Southtown

With people filling a room at Olympia Fields Village Hall for a ceremony naming that suburb’s post office in honor of her late father, Gabrielle Martin said her dad would have been surprised at “all the fuss...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Silver Social Club Holiday Party

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Let's reconnect during the holiday season. Join the Olympia Fields Park Districts' Silver Social Club for crafts, food, entertainment and just"plain" fun.  RSVP  by December 6, 2019 at  708-481-7313 Extension 221. &...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

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Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

STATELINE ARTICLEBy: Tim Henderson Topics: Demographics & Economy Read time: 5 min
Sterling Burke, president of the board of trustees of Olympia Fields, Illinois, near his home. The ...
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Posted on: September 7, 2018

South suburbs contain 5 communities with nation’s top black homeownership rates

Ted SlowikDaily Southtown

A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts finds that five communities with the nation’s highest rates of black homeownership are located in the south suburbs.

Olympia Fields — where 98 percent of black residents own...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Olympia Fields Named Among 10 Best U.S. Suburbs for Retirement

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Retirement destinations: 10 best U.S. suburbs to consider for your golden years

10 best U.S. suburbs for retirement ranked

Author: Lorie Konish, CNBC

Published: 10:47 AM EDT April 18, 2018

Updated: 10:00 AM EDT April 21, 2018

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

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Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

Sandra Finley was mentored by the late activist Arnita Young Boswell, the first national director of the early learning ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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