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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.

27Oct 2020

Wheaton Park District to Honor Veterans at Memorial Park

Wheaton, IL – While the COVID-19 pandemic has halted programming at the new bandshell, it will not stop the Wheaton Park District from honoring those for which the park was aptly named Memorial Park. The park district has teamed up with local Wheaton resident Rudy Keller, the man behind several local Field of Honor installations, to raise 50 flags daily from sunrise to dusk in Memorial Park from November 8-11 to celebrate Veterans Day.

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