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30Nov 2021

Wheaton Park District’s Cosley Zoo Maintains AZA Accreditation

Wheaton, IL –On November 4, after submitting a detailed application and undergoing a thorough inspection and rigorous assessment, the Wheaton Park District’s Cosley Zoo was granted a continuation of its Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accreditation, a gold standard designation for the best zoos and aquariums.

14Jun 2021

DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation Announces the Induction of Herbert J. Tweedie into the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame

Wheaton, IL – Due to Herbert J. Tweedie’s contribution to the growth of the game of golf in the Midwestern United States through his design of 21 golf courses, popularizing golf, and work at Spalding Company, Herbert J. Tweedie is one of six candidates selected for induction into the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2021. The induction ceremony will be held Friday, October 1 at The Glen Club in Glenview, IL, home of the Hall of Fame.

14Apr 2021

Taste of Wheaton Committee Hopeful Fest Can Return in 2022

Wheaton, IL – The Wheaton Park District and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce have made the extremely difficult decision to cancel the Taste of Wheaton again in 2021, which was set to take place June 3-6. The downtown Wheaton Streetscape Project has begun on Liberty Street and eliminates the location of the carnival for the event in both 2021 and 2022. The carnival provided a significant source of revenue and helped to fund the entertainment, rental equipment, and City services required to safely host the event.

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