What's Happening in University Park
Village of University Park a Part of the First Cohort of EV Readiness
ComEd, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Announce First 16 Communities to Join EV Readiness Program
The first-of-its-kind program helps local governments plan to meet the growing demand for EVs
CHICAGO (November 30, 2022) - ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (Caucus) today announced the inaugural cohort of communities participating in the EV Readiness Program, a unique initiative launched earlier this year to help local governments prepare to meet the growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs) and EV charging infrastructure. Funded in part with a $225,000 commitment from ComEd, the EV Readiness Program will help communities streamline policies and implement best practices for safe and effective regional transportation electrification.
Village of University Park a part of the First Cohort of EV Readiness Program
Real Men Read- Coretta Scott King Magnet School- Friday, October 15, 2022
On Friday, October 15, 2022, Mayor Joseph E. Roudez III with University Park Lions Coach Venard Alsberry Jr. volunteered to read for a new reading initiative REAL MEN READ with the Coretta Scott King Magnet School students. Real Men Read was a huge success.
Lynel Billups-Williams - High School "All-Star Player of The Week Award- October 3, 2022
Congratulations to University Park's own, Lynel Billups-Williams, who has been presented with the Chicago Bears “High School All-Star” Player of the Week Award this week. This award recognizes high school football players for on-field performance, community involvement, and good sportsmanship. Lynel Billups-Williams was nominated based on his performance against Joliet Catholic Academy during week five of the regular football season.
University Park Public Library- Double Up Program Saturday, October 1, 2022
The UPPL Board of Trustees, Village of University Park Trustees, Village Manager Elizabeth Scott, and the community joined in for the University Park Public Library for Double Dutch, Hopscotch, and Chinese Jump Rope! Free Fun Family Fitness for everyone. The program runs Saturdays- Oct 1st, Oct 8th & Oct 15th from 11:00 a.m.- 12:00