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Melissa Potempa (middle, with scissors), a current Homer Glen resident and former Tinley resident, stands during the ribbon cutting for the Code Ninjas location she opened in Orland Hills. Potempa is opening three more of the coding academies in the southwest suburbs, including Homer Glen, in the coming months. Photo submitted
Will O’Brien, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CDT October 9, 2019
Melissa Potempa’s oldest son has been into video gaming since he was little. So, every summer, the Homer Glen mother of three and entrepreneur found herself researching new camps and opportunities for him to embrace his interest in computers.