Bill Text: IL SR0412 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Declares November 18, 2017 as Wood Dale Park District Day.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-08-04 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments [SR0412 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SR0412-Introduced.html

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2 WHEREAS, On November 18, 1967, Jim Mixon joined with the
3Junior Women's Club and the Wood Dale Club to establish the
4Wood Dale Park District; and
5 WHEREAS, In 1968, the first property, Mohawk Manor, was
6purchased from Addison Township; and
7 WHEREAS, In 1976, the Park District joined the Northeast
8DuPage Recreation Association; and
9 WHEREAS, Throughout the years, the Wood Dale Park District
10has added a pool, a senior citizens club, a nature center,
11nature trails, playgrounds, a police ranger program, a golf
12club, a water park, a gazebo, a recreation complex, and most
13recently, a dog park; and
14 WHEREAS, In 2007, TopGolf Wood Dale opened up in support of
15the Salt Creek Golf Club; it was awarded the 2008 Best
16Administration of Facilities Award in Illinois Park and
17Recreation Magazine; and
18 WHEREAS, The Wood Dale Park District adopted a new mission
19statement in 2014, "Serving the community with quality
20recreational experiences that provide a fun and healthy

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1lifestyle"; in 2016, it adopted a new tag line, "Active Places.
2Friendly Faces"; and
3 WHEREAS, In 2016, Salt Creek Golf Course was awarded the
4"Best of the Best" designation for public golf courses by the
5Daily Herald Newspapers; and
6 WHEREAS, The Wood Dale Park District will celebrate its
750th anniversary in 2017; therefore, be it
9ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we declare November 18,
102017 as Wood Dale Park District Day; and be it further
11 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
12presented to the Wood Dale Park District.