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Naperville Park District Offers Holiday Lights Recycling
Recycling Available through Feb. 13, 2015
Did you discover non-functioning lights while preparing to deck the halls? The Naperville Park District's fifth annual holiday lights recycling program in partnership with Elgin Recycling, runs through Feb. 13, 2015.
Residents and businesses are invited to bring their old, nonworking lights to any of three locations throughout the District. (see below)
The following types of lights are accepted: Mini-lights, C-7 lights, C-9 lights, Rope lights, LED lights and extension cords. All colors and lengths will be accepted.
The Park District will receive a rebate of approximately $.15 for each pound of lights recycled, which will be used to support the District’s ongoing environmental initiatives. The cash reimbursement from the 2013 recycling was applied toward the purchase of educational materials for Knoch Knolls Nature Center.
The following Park District locations are accepting lights for recycling:
• Knoch Knolls Nature Center (Hours: Mon.-Sat., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sun. 12:00 noon-5:00 p.m.)
• Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Avenue – Lower Level (Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. with additional evening and weekend hours for programs)
• Springbrook Golf Course, 2220 W. 83rd Street (Hours: Mon.-Sun., 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.). Please note that Springbrook Golf Course will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1.
Founded in 1979, the Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation believes
in connecting people to what matters most - each other, neighbor to
A knowledge resource, covering topics of interest to our members and
their neighborhoods. We seek out and share information on issues and
developments, events, association governance, and property management and
An advocate for homeowners, voicing community concerns through Public
Position statements, advisory groups, and liaison committees.
A stage where speakers address what is important to our member
associations and Naperville area residents.
A conduit bringing government to the people. Our meetings create dialogue
opportunities with community leaders.
A host for educational, non-partisan forums on issues, referenda and
The Confederation at Work
The Confederation received the Naperville League of Women Voters
2008 Rosemary Martin Democracy in Action Award for its ongoing commitment
to involve Naperville residents in local government and create
opportunities for education on public issues important to the quality of
"The Confederation receives information from the City and meets
regularly with City Staff to review those issues pertinent to all
homeowners. Many concerns are solved quickly with the positive
communication between the City and homeowners. It's a very constructive
and motivated group."
A. George Pradel, Mayor
"For the Naperville Park District, the Naperville Area Homeowners
Confederation is an important partner in our success. The NAHC has become
an increasingly vital conduit to communicate with residents about our
programs and events, and their committed efforts in helping us to reach
our constituents is invaluable."
Ray McGury, Executive Director, Naperville Park District
"Serving in an at-large capacity can be very time consuming to
understand the needs of 145,000 people and meet those needs. The salvation
of being effective was listening to the (Naperville Area) Homeowners'
Confederation, which was my constant source of information and fount of
Former City Council Member Gary von Behren as reported in the
Naperville Sun 10/1/2008
"The role NAHC plays in fostering meaningful communication between
residents and decision-makers in government is crucial to our
democratic process. It is a role you play well, and we commend you
Michèle D. Johnson, Former President, ECHO Board of Directors
"Its our liaison to the City and it keeps us informed. We would
not know about certain issues if it were not for the wealth of information
disseminated to us by the Confederation."
Marie Muller, Former Delegate, Maplebrook II
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Membership is available to Homeowners and Homeowner, Condominium, and
Tenant Associations in the Naperville area.
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Contact the Confederation at:
Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation, Inc.
PO Box 5245
Naperville, Illinois 60567-5245