Naperville Now 09-15-17

Harvey Animals Arrive

Yesterday A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter welcomed some furry friends displaced by Hurricane Harvey. Over 20 cats and dogs made their way from different locations in Texas to the shelter thanks to volunteer drivers. These animals were already in Texas shelters seeking a home when the hurricane hit, by bringing them to Naperville shelters in Texas now have room for displaced animals hoping to be reunited with their owners. These pets will be available for adoption in two weeks.

NCC Ranks High

North Central College has been named one of the top ten best regional universities in the Midwest by US News & World Report. The Naperville college ranked 10th on the list, and also came in at number 8 for “Best Colleges for Veterans” in the Midwest, and number 24 as “Best Value Schools” in the Midwest.

Instrumental Art

The DuPage Children’s Museum is seeking community donations for their next exhibit. DCM is looking for used instruments in all conditions for “Art is Instrumental” which will use the instruments as decoration or as an interactive element in the exhibit. To donate contact the DuPage Children’s Museum at (630) 637-8000, the deadline for donations is September 22.

NVHS vs. Benet

Neuqua Valley boys soccer traveled to Benet Academy last night to face off in what turned out to be a great night for a game. Action picks up with eleven minutes left in the first half with Neuqua’s Billy Heniades heading it over to Daniel Costea who signs, seals, and delivers the first goal of the game. Benet Academy tries to get their feet on the ball, and that will happen with Franklin Rutkowski early in the second half, his shot is blocked only to have Artur Pach attempt the rebound but it goes high. Two minutes left in the half and the Redwings will get on the board thanks to Nick Trakszelis who powers the ball to Nick Renfro who finishes it in the back of the net. Neuqua Valley will take the win 3-1 as the sun sets.

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