- iPearls of the Past: Going the Distance – Naperville’s First Marathon
Thousands of running enthusiasts went the distance in 2013 for Naperville’s inaugural “Edward Hospital Marathon and Half Marathon.” General registration
- iPearls of the Past: Healing Field of Honor
2015 was a unique year for the already-special Healing Field of Honor. In less than an hour, volunteers placed 2,015 American flags on Rotary Hill as part of the annual event. That year, however, also marked the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Vietnam War.
- iPearl of the Past: First Sister City
Naperville, Illinois and Nitra, Slovakia may have more in common than one might think, which is why it’s only fitting the two would become sister sisters. The partnership was officially formalized in November of 1993, though Naperville citizens had been exploring the possibility for four years prior.
- iPearl of the Past: North Central College’s 150th Anniversary
Throughout 2011, North Central College staff, students, alumni, and the greater community enjoyed festivities commemorating the college’s 150-year history.