Naperville Now 11-3-17

Drop off Drugs

Naperville’s Prescription Drug Drop Box Program has collected more than 1.2 tons of drugs this year – the most the program has seen since it started. Naperville police say they plan on expanding the program and possibly adding another drop box at city hall. The boxes allow residents to anonymously dispose of their expired drugs. You can find a drop box outside any Naperville fire Station and inside the police department.

Pennies for Pies

The Naperville Park District is holding its eleventh annual Pennies for Pies drive through November 17 to help provide pumpkin pies for holiday meals through Loaves & Fishes Community Services. Anyone visiting park district sites is encouraged to donate small change or make a larger donation to help purchase the pies that complete the meals Loaves & Fishes offers. 

Sleep Out Saturday

Bridge Communities is hosting the annual Sleep out Saturday event this weekend to raise awareness about family homelessness funds for their transitional housing program. More than 2,000 people are expected to spend Saturday night in tents, boxes and cars to participate.

Stanley Cup at Seven Bridges

Yesterday was a hockey fan’s dream at Seven Bridges Ice Arena. With the CCM hockey tournament in town for the weekend, Seven Bridges brought in former Chicago Blackhawks legend Bobby Hull, who posed for pictures and signed autographs for fans. In addition to the Golden Jet, the Stanley Cup also made an appearance inside the arena. The 125-year-old trophy was available for fans young and old to take pictures and share a piece of hockey history.

 

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