Naperville Granting Honorary Citizenship to Visiting Sister City Students

Mayor Chirico will grant 35 visiting students from Naperville’s Sister City Nitra, Slovakia, honorary citizenship at the Naperville Municipal Center on Wednesday, October 11 at 11 a.m. The group is being hosted by Neuqua Valley High School for a 10-day fall student exchange. The Naperville Sister Cities Commission organized City of Naperville Day, a full day where the students learn about local government, tour Naper Settlement and all five area high schools and visit the Riverwalk and downtown.

WHO: Mayor Steve Chirico, City Councilwoman Patty Gustin, Naperville Sister Cities Commission Chair Patty Lindstrom, representatives from Indian Prairie School District 204 and visiting students from Nitra, Slovakia’s secondary school Gymnazium Parovska 1.

WHAT: City of Naperville Day organized by the Naperville Sister Cities Commission

WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 11 a.m.

WHERE: Naperville Municipal Center, Meeting Room B, 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville, IL 60540

About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at