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Village of La Grange Park
Village of Roses

125th Anniversary Celebration!
 
The Village of La Grange Park will mark its 125th year of incorporation on July 14, 2017.  The community will honor this milestone with a number of celebratory events throughout the year. We invite residents, businesses and organizations to be a part of the planning, as well as the celebration. Planning meeting details, special events and activities are listed below, as well as their past agendas and minutes. Please direct any questions to Deanne at dcurelo@lagrangepark.org or 354-0225, ext. 102.
 

The festivities include:

  • A historical exhibit, walking tour and interactive community map to honor the Village’s rich history
  • A community art installation at Village Hall representing the families of La Grange Park
  • A time capsule reflecting our community today to share with future generations
  • A Village picnic and birthday party celebrating our 125th anniversary on July 15th at Memorial Park. The party will include live music, food and various activities throughout the day
 

Upcoming Meetings 

Art Committee – Meetings are currently convened until project unveiling in November 2017.

Birthday Party Committee – Currently convened

Historical Committee – Next meeting is: Thursday, August 3 at 11:00 Am

Planning Group Committee – Currently convened

Sponsorship Committee – Currently convened

The Anniversary festivities are being organized by the Quasquicentennial Committee and the $25,000 budget is being funded through contributions by residents, local businesses and organizations. We are asking residents to help support the community celebration through a donation to the Quasquicentennial Committee. Your donation will help offset printing costs, supplies, pay for local talent, etc. Please consider donating $5.00 or more to contribute to these worthwhile community events. It is the commitment and contributions from residents like you that make La Grange Park such a wonderful place to live and raise a family.

To make a donation, residents may fill out the donation form and mail it along with a check to the address noted. Or residents may donate via PayPal by clicking on the below Donate button.  

  

We would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous donations, especially our Legacy Sponsors. For a complete list of the businesses contributing to our festivities, please click here

 


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Art Committee
The Art committee has been hard at work designing an art piece that will be reflective of the community and one that will last generations. For more information on what this committee has been up to, please click the above link.

Birthday Committee

The highlight of the anniversary festivities will be a Village picnic and birthday party celebrating our 125th anniversary on July 15th at Memorial Park. The party will include live music, food and various activities throughout the day. For more information on what this committee has been up to, please click the above link. 

Historical Committee
The Historical Committee is composed of members of the Library, as well as residents and other community organizations.Their goal is bring La Grange Park's rich history to life by providing multiple opportunities to share and learn about our beloved town. For more information on what this committee has been up to, please click the above link.

Sponsorship Committee
To support all the activities, a special committee has been created to help defray the costs. They are working on obtaining sponsorship's from local businesses and organizations, as well as donations from residents. For more information on what this committee has been up to, please click the above link.