Staples, Chicago Bears Team On Park Effort

  • September 17, 2008
They will launch the second Staples Dream Park Challenge, an initiative that makes it easy for Chicagoland residents to win improvement money for their local parks.

Fifteen parks will compete for the chance to win the grand prize of $25,000 to be used for improvements and a winner's celebration featuring Bears star Adewale Ogunleye at Soldier Field.

From now through Nov. 17, Chicagoland residents can vote once per day for their local park at, and pick up a free "power card" at any Chicagoland Staples store to have their online vote count 10 extra times.

Voters will automatically be entered to win a chance to meet Ogunleye in person at the Staples Dream Park Challenge winner's celebration later this year. Additional prizes include $10,000 and $5,000 in park improvements for the first- and second-place runner-ups, respectively. The remaining 12 parks will receive $500 each for their participation.--Nina M. Lentini



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