Naperville

Naperville Now 03-13-17

New Little Friends CEO

Little Friends, Inc. has announced Mike Briggs as their new President and CEO, following the resignation of previous CEO Kristi Landorf. Briggs served on the Little Friends Board from 1988-91 and again in 2016, also working in the private sector as a President and COO. Little Friends serves more than 800 families in the Chicagoland area dealing with autism and other developmental disabilities.

203 Candidate Forum

Tonight the League of Women Voters of Naperville and members of the District 203 General Home and School Association are hosting a candidate forum for all those seeking a spot on the District 203 Board of Education. Taking place at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center of Naperville North, the forum will feature prepared questions and a chance for audience members to submit written questions. There are seven individuals vying for five available seats on the 203 board.

NNHS Wins Sectionals

It was an exciting weekend for Naperville area sports. Friday night Naperville North took on Wheaton North in the sectional championship. The Falcons shot well from beyond the arc to take a halftime lead, but Naperville North got some key turnovers down the stretch to hold on for the 77-72 victory. It is the first sectional title for the Huskies since 1998. They will face Bolingbrook at Northern Illinois University on Tuesday night, looking for their first ever trip to state.

NCC National Champs

And North Central College played host to the NACC Indoor Track Division III National Championship. Despite having a small group of athletes in the field, the Cardinals were in second place going into the final event thanks to Luke Winder’s 5th national championship in the pole vault. The Cardinals 4×400 meter relay team finished third in the last race of the day, earning the Cardinals a tie with UW-Lacrosse for the National Championship. It is the 5th indoor track national championship and 33rd national championship overall for North Central College.

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