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"The mission of the Friends of West Chicago Parks, NFP is to support the long term plan of the West Chicago Park District by seeking additional resources to promote and accomplish its goals and objectives".

2021-2022 Accomplishments

  1. We welcomed two new board members: SueEllen Edwards and Acie Boyd

  2. $1,000 donated to WeGo Together for Kids for Read and Roll signs located on Turner Avenue behind the Library

  3. $500 sponsorship for the Healthy West Chicago 5K

  4. $500 donated to the Neighborhood Food Pantry, along with over 500 lbs. of food and $240 in community donations

  5. $1,000 donated to the Pauly D. Foundation

  6. $2,000 donated toward new benches in our parks

Foundation Events

Funds Fore Fun Golf Outing

The Annual Golf Outing Golf outing works to create relationships and raise funds for the Park District recreational scholarship program.

Grill Off Competition

Do you have what it takes to be the next grill master? Face the chapions in this new grill off competition. 

The Great

Turtle Race

Enjoy a day at Turtle Splash Water Park. Select your faovrite rubber turle and watch it race down the slides. Prizes availale for winners and all proceeds benefit the Foundation. 


B-ball Tournament

Get ready for this new event!

A 3 on 3 basketball tournament will kick off the year with a great start to the fundraising season. 

Board of Directors


Rebecca Holmes


Omar Espinosa 

Secretary & Project Manager

Board Member

Fil Guipoco 

Board Member

Gina Radun

Board Member

Michael Gasparini

Board Member

Acie Boyd

Board Member

SueEllen Edwards

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