Raging Waves Wins Reflejos “Reflecting Excellence” Award

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Raging Waves, Illinois’ largest water park, has received the “Reflecting Excellence Award” from Reflejos newspaper, the voice for suburban Chicago Latinos. Raging Waves received the award at the 3rd annual awards recognition event, held Nov. 17, sponsored by Reflejos Bilingual Journal at Elgin Community College.

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We are so proud to receive this award. Nothing says family like the Latino culture and we welcome Latino families as part of our own family when they spend the day at the park.

Raging Waves, Illinois’ largest water park, has received the “Reflecting Excellence Award” from Reflejos newspaper, the voice for suburban Chicago Latinos. Raging Waves received the award at the 3rd annual awards recognition event, held Nov. 17, sponsored by Reflejos Bilingual Journal at Elgin Community College.

“We are so proud to receive this award,” said Dan Mulka, Director of Marketing at Raging Waves. “Nothing says family like the Latino culture and we welcome Latino families as part of our own family when they spend the day at the park.”

Raging Waves received the award in the entertainment category and was one of thirty award recipients honored. The water park hosts special Hispanic-themed events and employs a population of Hispanic people. They also donate more than 3,000 tickets annually to support community events, including those that serve a great population of the Hispanic community, such as the Sheliah A. Doyle Foundation for children who have lost a parent to homicide.

The Reflejos' Reflecting Excellence Awards recognize businesses and nonprofits for their contributions to the Latino community with services, products, and community activism in Cook, Lake, Kane, McHenry, DuPage, DeKalb, Will, and Kendall counties. Award winners are nominated and selected by the readers of Reflejos.

About Raging Waves Water Park:
Raging Waves is Illinois’ largest water park in Yorkville, located 45 miles west of Chicago. The Aussie-themed family park entertains thousands of guests each day during the summer season. The park was named “Best of the Midwest” by Midwest Living Magazine and USA Today rated Raging Waves a “top Illinois Summer Destination”. The park is affiliated with the World Waterpark Association and International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.

About Reflejos and the Reflecting Excellence Award:
The Reflejos Reflecting Excellence Award program was launched in 2011 to honor businesses and nonprofits in Cook, Lake, Kane, McHenry, DuPage, DeKalb, Will, and Kendall counties who exhibit exemplary contributions to the Latino community. Honorees are nominated and voted on by the readers of Reflejos, a free, weekly bi-lingual newspaper that covers ethnic society and culture as the voice of the Latino community in the Chicago suburbs. Reflejos is owned by the Daily Herald Media Group, which also publishes the Daily Herald Business Ledger and has a circulation of 100,000.

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