Thank you for making the City of Wheaton Sesquicentennial Birthday Gala a success!

The City of Wheaton
celebrated its 150th birthday on February 24, 2009. The WSFDV is proud to announce that because of generous donations, fifteen selected local charities were each given $12,500 from the event. These charities were showcased at the City of Wheaton Sesquicentennial Birthday Gala on Saturday, February 21, 2009.



cookbook Gala cookbooks that were created to help raise funds are still available at the Arrowhead Golf Club Proshop, Wheaton Community Center and the Wheaton Park District offices in the DuPage Historical Building for $25.













Actress Wheaton Alumni Gail O'Grady and her mother
WSFDV member State’s Attorney Joe Birkett, WSFDV President & Gala Co-Chair Michelle Senatore, Award Recipient Jill Giglio on behalf of Naval Specialist Anthony Giglio, Gala Co-Chair & Wheaton Park District Director Mike Benard, and Mrs. Synder on behalf of the Army 1st Battalion 18th Infantry wives and children
Army 1st Division 18th Infantry guests from Fort Riley, Kansas, Missouri and California Captain Rashad, Mrs. Jen Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jacobs, and 18th Infantry Regiment President Larry Van Kuran
Wheaton College ROTC


















Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Please join us to graciously thank our generous Sponsors. It is our hope you will
take this opportunity to support those who supported us for Wheaton’s
greater good.

The City of Wheaton 150th Birthday Gala Partner
Wheaton Park District Arrowhead Golf Club

Platinum Sponsors
McCormick Foundation
First Trust Portfolios
Central DuPage Hospital

Gold Sponsors
OAD Orthopaedics
Bank of America
MagnetStreet – In Kind

Silver Sponsors
Meyer’s Design Inc. – In Kind
Scheffler’s Flowers – In Kind

Mrs. Coryn Lee
The Philip J. Suess Family
Mike & Cyndi Vivoda
The Wheaton Family
Wheaton Eye Clinic
Wheaton Sport Center

Bensidoun USA, Inc. – French Market
DuPage Medical Group
Grove Dental & Associates
Legat Architects
Rathje & Woodward, LLC
Wheaton Pediatrics, Ltd.

Click to download a pdf of all our wonderful sponsors that made the Gala a huge success

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