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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Century Walk: ‘College, Community and Country’


So why not take in your favorite high school team and/or our local college, North Central, as they pursue another Division III Title. And while you’re at Championship Plaza, be inspired by “College, Community and Country”, a sculpture of Cardinal football player and World War II Veteran, Billy Shatzer II, who was a four sport all conference athlete. He was reported missing in action on May 16, 1944, never seeing his son who was born several months thereafter.

About Century Walk

The Century Walk Corporation, founded in 1996, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing public art to Naperville, to add beauty to the town, build community and bridge generations by paying tribute to over 200 years of Naperville history through a diverse collection of murals, mosaics, sculptures and more.

Learn more about 50-plus pieces of Naperville public art at www.centurywalk.org.

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