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2022 Press Releases

January 14 Bensenville-Wood Dale Food Pantry Receives $10,000 from Canadian Pacific Holiday Train View
January 28 Five Free Home COVID Tests Available to Bensenville Residents View
January 28 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Hosted for Krazy Krates in Downtown Bensenville View
February 11 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held for One-Stop Furniture & More in Bensenville View
March 2 Bensenville Receives “SolSmart Silver” Designation for Advancing Solar Energy Growth View
April 18 Bensenville Celebrates 31 Years as Tree City USA View
May 31
49th Annual Stan Mikita Hockey School for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Hosted at Edge Ice Arena View
June 16 Bensenville Tournament Celebrates New Bocce Ball Courts at Redmond Recreational Complex View
June 21 Bensenville Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting View
July 28 Bensenville’s Edge Ice Arena to Host Largest Annual Recreational Ice Competition in U.S. View
July 29 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held for Osiris Construction in Bensenville View
August 5 Village Recognizes Sacket Systems, Inc. for 125 Years in Business View
August 18 VNA Health Care hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony in new Bensenville Location View
Sept 9 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony held for not-for-profit in Bensenville View
October 12 Village Board and Staff Recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month View

2021 Press Releases

January 25 Village Launches New Work Management System                                                                               View
February 15 Village Offers Free Hot Dogs to Bensenville Seniors for Valentine’s Day View
March 6 1,500 Senior Citizens Receive Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine at Community Vaccination Event View
April 23 Bensenville Community Foundation Receives $66,117 Donation from Grand Subaru View
April 23 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held for O’Reilly Auto Parts in Bensenville View
April 24 Bensenville Celebrates Earth Day with Park Cleanup Event View
April 30 Bensenville Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting and Arboretum Dedication View
May 10 Village Announces Plans for July 4th Celebration & Music in the Park Summer Concerts Beginning in July View
May 20 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held for Burke Plumbing in Bensenville View
June 15 Open Letter from Village President Frank DeSimone View
June 15 Bensenville Village President, Trustees, and Clerk Sworn in for Second Term View
June 21 Edge Ice Arena Hosts 48th Annual Stan Mikita Hockey School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing View
June 21 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held for Omega Pro Systems in Downtown Bensenville View
June 23
Bensenville Public Works Assists Southwest Communities in Tornado Clean-up Efforts View
July 1 Ribbon Cutting Held for New 144,742 SF Industrial Building in Bensenville View
Sept 28 Village President Frank DeSimone Taps Keg at Bridgeway of Bensenville Oktoberfest Celebration View
October 20 Village of Bensenville Partners with School District to Beautify Utility Boxes View
October 29 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held for Tacos Puebla in Bensenville View
November 8 Village of Bensenville Hosts Pumpkin Smash Recycling Event View
December 6 Village Distributes Over 2,000 Toys to Bensenville Families View

2020 Press Releases

January 1 Bensenville Village President Donates Car Seat to First Baby Born at Elmhurst Hospital View
January 8 Bensenville Police Department Honored with Prestigious Accreditation View
January 13 Ribbon Cutting Held for ATI Physical Therapy in Bensenville View
January 22 New Outdoor Ice Rink Available in Downtown Bensenville View
January 30 Bensenville Police Department Recognizes Officers with Award of Valor View
February 3 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for State Farm Insurance in Bensenville View
February 7 Bensenville Village Board Considers Prohibiting Tobacco use at Village Parks View
February 12 Bensenville’s Chicago Blues Find Success at Central States Developmental Hockey League Championships View
February 21 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held for Bensenville Animal Hospital View
March 2 Village Board Approves Tobacco Free Parks View
March 16 Village of Bensenville Operations Update View
March 23 Village President Frank DeSimone Provides COVID-19 Update View
March 26 Village President Frank DeSimone Signs Emergency  Declaration in Response to COVID-19 View
March 30 Village President Frank DeSimone Issues Executive Order to Offer Relief to Residents and Businesses View
April 1 Village President Frank DeSimone Signs Executive Order Temporarily Allowing “to-go” Liquor Sales View
April8  President DeSimone Signs Executive Order to Extend Vehicle Sticker Deadline to December 31, 2020 View
April 9 Bensenville Restaurant Offers Free Easter Meals to the Community View
April 13 Bensenville Restaurant Distributes 500 Free Easter Dinners to the  Community View
April 20 Bensenville Helps Families Celebrate Birthdays with Mini Birthday Parades View
April 27 Residents Continue to stay “Bensenville Strong” by Spreading Positive Messages View
May 11 Bensenville Police Department Receives 25 Gallon Disinfectant Donation from Senator Don Harmon View
May 12 Bensenville’s Music in the Park and LibertyFest Events Cancelled in Cooperation with State’s 5-Phase Plan View
May 13 Village President DeSimone Launches Essential Challenge to Recognize Essential Workers View
June 8 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for Bensenville UPS Store View
July 10 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony held for new Bensenville Apartment Building View
July 17 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony held for Trella Auto Tech in Bensenville View
July 23 New Covid-19 Community Testing Center Opening In Bensenville View
July 28 Groundbreaking Ceremony held for O’Reilly Auto Parts in Bensenville View
August 4 President DeSimone Delivers Sweet Treats to Bensenville Seniors View
August 24 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held for SpecBond, Inc. in Bensenville View
October 1 Bensenville Trick-or-Treating Hours and Recommendations View
October 5 Village of Bensenville Named EPA Green Power Community View
October 26 Bensenville Restaurant to Give Away 1,500 Turkey Dinners to Families in Need View
November 3 Village Provides Additional Relief to Bensenville Restaurants and Small Businesses View
November 23 Village Donates 55 Car Seats to Leyden Township View
November 23 Village Offers Holiday Tree & Lights Spectacular for Residents View
December 7 Village Distributes 2,000 toys to Bensenville Families View
December 14 Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Donates $10,000 to the Bensenville-Wood Dale Food Pantry View
December 14
Free Mobile COVID-19 Testing Available at Churchville Middle School December 20
December 22 Bensenville President Encourages Residents to Support Local Restaurants through Contest View