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An ombudsman is Scandinavian in origin dating back to Viking times; and refers to a community representative; usually acting independently on behalf of an organization, body of elected officials, or civic group. Thanks Scandinavia for inventing ombudsman.

November provides special opportunity to support senior dogs

Above / Brody, a rough coated collie, was a Lizzy Fund Therapy Dog that passed away at age 13 this past July 1, 2021....

Park District welcomes Donations for Pennies for Pies Drive to Benefit Loaves & Fishes

Naperville Park District is now accepting donations to the 15th annual Pennies for Pies drive through November 19. From its inception in 2006, the goal...

Bill Jacobs Auto Group to host ‘Test Drive to Give’ Nov. 26-29

Bill Jacobs Auto Group will host their second annual Test Drive to Give event from Friday, November 26 through Monday, November 29. For every new...

Artists recognized for designs on Goldstar Families Memorial Program

Last month, a display in the Naperville Municipal Center lobby featured original paintings by Troy Biegun and Charles Smith. Works by the two artists...

Upbeat! with the Naperville Municipal Band

For November, take a peek at the recent Naperville Municipal Band rehearsal inside, onstage, at the Naperville Community Concert Center in late October. Under...

A Naperville Thanksgiving Tradition – The Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot Report At 8AM on Thanksgiving morning in 1998, the first Naperville Noon Lions Turkey Trot stepped off. A Lion’s member said his former...

Meet a World War II Veteran born in 1921

Updated Post, Nov. 16, 2021 / Photographer Jim Hoch reports, "Had a great drive-by for Don O'Reilly's 100th birthday today! Aurora Police Department, Naperville...
Naperville Responds Reverse Raffle

Naperville Responds ‘Cheers For Veterans Reverse Raffle’ returns Nov. 4

The Annual Cheers For Veterans fundraiser in support of Naperville Responds For Veterans (NRFV) will begin at 6PM Thurs., Nov. 4. The lucky date is...

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: October 22-24

Friday Oct. 22 / Kids Night Out – Spooktacular at the Fort Hill Activity Center is from 6PM to 9PM Fri., Oct. 22. Come in...

Howl along at Naper Settlement’s Adult Halloween event on October 22-23

Join Naper Settlement for a howlin' good time at the museum's new Halloween event, Howlin’ at the Moon, for adults 21+ years old from...

Bill Jacobs BMW raises $17,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Bill Jacobs BMW recently donating $17,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. In August, Bill Jacobs BMW held its annual Charity...

KidsMatter celebrates first 20 years

KidsMatter celebrated its 20th anniversary during its annual EMPOWER Gala on Sept. 17 at the Chicago Marriott Naperville. "It was amazing to welcome that evening...

Trunk or Treat Halloween extravaganza at Naperville Evangelical Covenant Church is Oct. 30

Come one, come all to the second annual Trunk or Treat Halloween extravaganza at Naperville Evangelical Covenant Church, 1150 Hobson Road, on Saturday, Oct....

All Hallows Eve returns to Naper Settlement for spooky entertainment on October 15-16

Experience thrills and chills at Naper Settlement’s All Hallows Eve from 6:30-10PM on October 15-16. Tickets are now on sale for the annual Halloween...

Naper Settlement set to receive $765,000 in Rebuild Illinois funds

The Naperville Heritage Society will receive $765,000 in state funding to expand the Naper Settlement Museum, a critical investment that will create jobs and...

Fall Family Fun and Pumpkin Patch return to Water Street on Oct. 30

The merchants of Water Street in downtown Naperville will welcome families back again this Halloween weekend with a Fun Fall Family Day from noon...

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...

NACC hosts ribbon cutting for Naperville Elderly Homes

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Naperville Elderly Homes, Inc., one of its nonprofit business members. The special...

Naperville Sunrise Rotary to Host Working Bikes Collection

On Sat., Oct. 16, the Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise will be collecting used bicycles, helmets and accessories for the nonprofit organization Working Bikes...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Naperville Pumpkin Race

by Marina Romanelli, a guest columnist from Turning Pointe Autism Foundation Update, Oct. 30, 2021 / And the winner of the Naperville Pumpkin Race is...

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