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  • April 23, 2015

    Downtown Businesses are Honored at Annual Membership Meeting

    Last night’s membership meeting of the Downtown Wheaton Association included the presentation of commemorative awards honoring a variety of businesses and individuals from Downtown Wheaton.

    Moore Toys & Gadgets, located at 107 East Front Street received the Facade Improvement of the Year Award.  …
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    April 21, 2015

    Downtown Wheaton Association Annual Membership Meeting This Wednesday at Adelle’s

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    To Property Owners, Business Owners and Managers of Downtown Wheaton

    This year we will celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and look to the future by introducing the newest Directors of the Downtown Wheaton Association’s Board.   We will also honor several Downtown businesses and individuals with awards that pay tribute to their community spirit, business acumen and contributions toward the economic vitality of Downtown Wheaton.
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    April 15, 2015

    Downtown Board of Directors Election Results

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    The annual elections for the Downtown Wheaton Association concluded at 5pm on          Wednesday, April 15th.  The following persons have been elected by the DWA                    membership to the following positions as directors of the Board of Directors:

     

    -Pam Bozonelos of Egg’lectic Cafe as Director in the Commercial Tenant position

    -Tonya Parravano of Andrew’s Garden as Director in the Commercial Tenant position

    -Jodie Schillinger of Graham’s Fine Chocolates and Ice Cream as Director in the Commercial Occupant/Property Owner position

    -Jim Mathieson of Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Company as  Director in the Property Owner position

    -Donna Hesik of Suzette’s Creperie as Director in the Property Owner position

    The new board members will be officially introduced at the Annual Meeting of the Downtown Wheaton Association on Wednesday, April 22nd at Adelle’s Fine American Fare, 535 West Liberty,  at 5pm.…
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    March 9, 2015

    5000 Easter Eggs Gone in a Flash- Creative Easter Bonnets Proudly Displayed!

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    ‘Mad Hatter’ and Master of Easter Ceremonies, Jason Sandquist of Ivy Restaurant, in Memorial Park last year!

    Celebrate Spring, Celebrate Easter in Downtown Wheaton was held this past Saturday, April 4th in Memorial Park.  5000 candy filled eggs were scooped up by children of all ages in a matter of minutes!  …
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    March 13, 2015

    Congratulations to the Downtown Wheaton Winners of ‘Best of Wheaton’ Awards

    Last night’s Best of Wheaton Awards Gala, hosted by the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce celebrated Best of Wheaton Awards Logothe very best of Wheaton’s business community, including some Downtown Wheaton businesses.  Congratulations are in order to AlphaGraphics  for receiving the Business to Business Service of the Year award.  …
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    • Upcoming Events

      For a complete listing, please view our calendar of events >

      Wheaton French Market

      Wheaton French MarketSaturdays
      Starting Apr. 18
      9:00 am–1:30 pm
      Main and Liberty Streets, Downtown Wheaton

      Come out and welcome back your favorite vendors from last summer. Explore what will be offered this French Market season, from fruit to flowers, from bacon to basil, from purses to petunias, shoppers are sure to find just what they need!

      Vendors: Contact Leslie Cahill, French Market Mgmt., at 312.575.0294 or ccbcec@sbcglobal.net for questions.

      Voting for Wheaton's Choice Awards Has Ended

      Wheaton's Choice AwardsVoting ended Apr. 1

      The annual Wheaton's Choice Awards voting has closed. Stay tuned for results! Thank you to everyone who voted.

      Vintage Rides

      Vintage RidesFridays, through the end of August
      Begins May 29
      6:00–9:00 pm
      Front St.

      Enjoy an evening out with the family, strolling Downtown Wheaton's Front Street, while admiring these powerful works of art. Each week hosts a new theme, so there's always something new to see!

      For more details, see The DWA Calendar of Events >