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15 Aug 2018

Safety Announcement and Reminder – West Nile Virus

2018-08-15T14:48:53+00:00

Safety Announcement and Reminder – West Nile Virus

August 15, 2018

Over the last few weeks West Nile Virus (WNV) has been found in mosquito traps in Wheaton and surrounding towns during routine testing by the DuPage County Health Department.

The DuPage County Health Department encourages […]

Safety Announcement and Reminder – West Nile Virus2018-08-15T14:48:53+00:00
23 Mar 2018

Green Team Tip: March 2018

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

March 2018: Surprising Ways to Reuse Dryer Sheets

Because TV and PC screens are electrically charged, they attract dust. Wipe screens off with used softener sheets. They are made to reduce static cling so they remove dust and slow its return.

Pet hair on fabric can really stick, but it can […]

Green Team Tip: March 20182018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
15 Feb 2018

Green Team Tip – February 2018

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

February 2018 – Ashes for Your Compost

If you have a wood-burning fireplace, save your ashes in a tin instead of throwing them away. Cold wood ashes can be mixed in your compost heap to create a valuable soil amendment that provides nutrients to your garden.

Green Team Tip – February 20182018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
7 Feb 2018

Wheaton Park District Gives Back In 2017

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

Wheaton Park District Gives Back In 2017

CONTACT: Gina Catalano
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
gcatalano@wheatonparks.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2018

Wheaton, Ill. – The special events of the Wheaton Park District range from 5K runs to golf outings to weekend festivals and more, but it’s the giving aspect […]

Wheaton Park District Gives Back In 20172018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
31 Jan 2018

Green Team Tip – January 2018

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

January 2018 – Water Facts

Download: Water Facts (PDF)

There is the same amount of water in the world today, as there was when the earth was formed; actually it’s the same water. The water that comes out of your faucet today could have been part of a glacier that […]

Green Team Tip – January 20182018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
8 Jan 2018

WDSRA Adult Day Program Opens at Central Athletic Complex

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

WDSRA Adult Day Program Opens at Central Athletic Complex

CONTACT: Gina Catalano
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
gcatalano@wheatonparks.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, IL—On January 8, 2018, the doors to a sixth Rec & Roll location opened at the Central Athletic Complex in Wheaton. Rec & Roll is the Western DuPage Special […]

WDSRA Adult Day Program Opens at Central Athletic Complex2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
15 Nov 2017

Nancy Flannery and Rob Sperl on WWI Centennial News podcast

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

Nancy Flannery and Rob Sperl on the WWI Centennial News podcast

November 15th, 2017

WW1 Centennial News [November 8, 2017]: Episode #45
It’s about WW1 THEN – what was happening 100 years ago this week – and it’s about WW1 NOW – news and updates about the centennial and the commemoration. […]

Nancy Flannery and Rob Sperl on WWI Centennial News podcast2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
12 Oct 2017

Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park from Mike Benard, Executive Director

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

A Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park From Michael Benard, Executive Director

October 12, 2017

RE: Proposed Land Swap of 4.5 acres between the Wheaton Park District and Community Unit School District #200 to facilitate the construction of a Preschool for children with disabilities

Dear Residents,

The Community Unit School District […]

Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park from Mike Benard, Executive Director2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
11 Oct 2017

Wheaton Park District’s World War I Monument Receives National Restoration Grant

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

Wheaton Park District’s World War I Monument Receives National Restoration Grant

CONTACT: Gina Catalano
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
gcatalano@wheatonparks.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017

Wheaton, Ill.— On September 27, the United States World War One Centennial Commission and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library announced the first 50 grant awardees for […]

Wheaton Park District’s World War I Monument Receives National Restoration Grant2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
30 Sep 2017

Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park from Mike Benard, Executive Director

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

A Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park

From Michael Benard, Executive Director

September 30, 2017

RE: Discussion: Proposed Land Swap of 4.5 acres between the Wheaton Park District and Community Unit School District #200 to facilitate the construction of a Preschool for children with disabilities

Dear Residents,

Thank you for calling, […]

Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park from Mike Benard, Executive Director2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
29 Sep 2017

Wheaton Park District and FT Cares Illuminates Downtown Wheaton in Light The Torch

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

Wheaton Park District and FT Cares Illuminates Downtown Wheaton in Light The Torch

CONTACT: Gina Catalano
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
gcatalano@wheatonparks.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 29, 2017

Wheaton, Ill.— As the sun sets in the autumn sky on Friday, September 29, the FT Cares Light the Torch Night Run/Walk will be back […]

Wheaton Park District and FT Cares Illuminates Downtown Wheaton in Light The Torch2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
28 Sep 2017

DuPage County Historical Museum’s Latest Exhibit Deals With Death

2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00

DuPage County Historical Museum’s Latest Exhibit Deals With Death

CONTACT: Gina Catalano
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
gcatalano@wheatonparks.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2017

Wheaton, Ill.— The way modern American society chooses to deal with death is often by avoiding the topic altogether. Death in DuPage is the thrilling, upcoming exhibit at the […]

DuPage County Historical Museum’s Latest Exhibit Deals With Death2018-06-22T09:28:23+00:00
23 Sep 2017

Green Tip: September 2017

2018-06-22T09:28:24+00:00

September 2017: GreenCity Project Clothing Recycling Added

Maybe you’ve been cleaning out closets with the kids back in school–by donating you can help reduce our carbon footprint and reverse the flow of materials to landfills. Your donation of textiles and shoes can find a second life with local schools, churches, […]

Green Tip: September 20172018-06-22T09:28:24+00:00
14 Sep 2017

DuPage County Historical Museum’s Latest Exhibit Focuses on the Year 1917

2018-06-22T09:28:24+00:00

DuPage County Historical Museum’s Latest Exhibit Focuses on the Year 1917

CONTACT: Gina Catalano
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
gcatalano@wheatonparks.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2017

Wheaton, Ill.— International tension, meddling in foreign affairs, revolutions and civil unrest; these are not just contemporary problems of the world. A century ago, the same aggressive […]

DuPage County Historical Museum’s Latest Exhibit Focuses on the Year 19172018-06-22T09:28:24+00:00