Residents recently gathered at the Xilin Community Center to celebrate their heritage.
In honor of May being Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the center held an open house.
State Treasurer Dan Rutherford was also in attendance to talk to parents about the Bright Start College Program, tax-free accounts started when children are young to help them eventually pay for college.
“It allows an individual to put up to $10,000 a year in a special savings account to be Illinois tax deductible and then that growth [is] not taxed at the federal or state level,” said Rutherford. “
The Xilin Community Center also holds a lantern festival each year to share their culture with the entire Naperville community.
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