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Tree & Bench Dedication

Trees and benches make great gifts to your beneficiary and your community. Honor a special person or commemorate a birthday or anniversary by donating a tree or park bench in one of our parks. Your gift will be a valuable contribution to the Glen Ellyn Parks system utilized by people of all ages. For questions on the program, please email Nathan Troia at

Please note: We cannot accept tree or bench requests for Lake Ellyn Park.

Commemorative Trees

Remember individuals or special events with our Commemorative Tree Program. You can choose to plant a new tree or dedicate an existing one. Every purchase of a new tree includes a tree tag. You may buy a tree anytime during the year, but tree planting will take place in the spring or fall. Available trees include:

  • Ginkgo
  • Ohio Buckeye
  • Hackberry
  • American Beech
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  • Tulip Poplar
  • Swamp White Oak
  • And many more

Commemorative Benches

Benches offers a place to rest, reflect, and take in the surroundings. Donating a bench helps to beautify the parks and creates a special place to celebrate a loved one or an important event. You may donate a new bench or dedicate an existing bench. A brass plaque is optional with the sale of a new bench. 

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