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On Saturday morning, May 19, Downers Grove Township held a brief Armed Forces Day ceremony for the over two hundred veterans, stretching back to The War of 1812, at Oak Crest and Oak Hill Township Cemeteries.

The Township Cemetery Foundation honored the veterans resting here with a boulder monument dedicated to the five branches of […]

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FFDFTS is holding its monthly fundraiser at Culver’s on Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove on Thursday, May 24th from 5-8pm. Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) which is dedicated to supporting Township senior services through information, referral services and collaborative programs, will receive 10% of the sales within that time period. Come for dinner […]

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Attention DGT Residents!!

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On Thursday, May 17th at 6:30pm, Anderson’s Book Shop in Downers Grove is hosting their inaugural event to promote building resiliency in adolescents. The monthly series is dedicated to conversations and support to raising healthy youth and promoting wellness in the Downers Grove community. If you are interested in this event or more on the […]

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Downers Grove Township & Oak Hill / Oak Crest Cemeteries Foundation

Please join us in honoring all those who have served our Country. There will be a dedication of a bronze plaque, donated by the McNeeley Family of Downers Grove, Honoring all branches of the U.S. Military. The Township and the Foundation thank them for […]

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Congratulations to the “Smart Senior Drivers” who completed the AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE on Saturday, March 3rd at the Township! Thanks also to Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) for their support!

What’s a “smart” driver you ask? Anyone who successfully attends and completes an AARP Smart Driver Course.  Any age can take the […]

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Did you know there are local resources for helping residents complete and file their state and federal taxes?

College of Dupage (COD) is offering free tax service for the 25th year in a row. COD accounting students, guided by faculty, will help with returns. You MUST make an appointment this year!

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Westmont Spring Senior Festival…an event you won’t want to miss!

On Friday, April 13th from 8:30-11:30am, you have an opportunity to have some fun, win a prize, make a craft, and MOST importantly, gather important information and resources. Besides that, it’s FREE! Please plan on attending, and bring a friend or relative!

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Register Today for AARP Safe Drive Course for Seniors!!

When: Saturday, March 3rd 8am-5pm (lunch will be provided)
Where: Downers Grove Township, 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove IL
Cost: ($15-$20)
Register: call Cathy Rager Senior Services Coordinator 630-719-6686 or Joan Nichols 630-719-6685

Class completion = Insurance savings!

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On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, from 8:00 to 11:00 am, the Downers Grove Township S.A.L.T. council (Seniors & Lawmen Together) will hold its fourth Annual Senior Car Care Safety and CarFit Clinic. CarFit is a program sponsored by AARP to help drivers be safer on the road by making sure that they “properly fit” their […]

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Bridgeview Bank will be providing an opportunity for you to shred your documents for free. The event is open to the public and will be held on July 29 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. It will be at their Woodridge branch located at 3540 Hobson Road.  See the attached flier for details.

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The Township was pleased to participate in State Rep David Olsen’s first Senior Fair event. The majority of House District 81 is in our Township,. Rep. Olsen’s commitment to his senior constituents is commendable.

Township Senior Services Coordinator Hanna Benioff, Trustee Karen Kelly, and Office Manager Joan Nichols handed out information on senior […]

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The Illinois Compiled Statutes guide Downers Grove Township, defining our mission and focusing our resources on very specific purposes. When township funds are expended in support of senior services, we forward the cause of improving the climate of living for our older adults. At our May 18th meeting, the Board of Trustees approved much needed […]

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The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has a number of events happening over the next few months that may be of interest to residents.

• Family Fun Fest (May 20)
• 6th Annual Westmont Pet Promenade and Party in the Park (May 21)
• 2017 Red, White & BBQ (May […]

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On Saturday, May 13th, at 10:00am, family, friends, and the public are invited to witness the swearing in of our newly elected Township officials at the Township Board Room, 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515. No Township business will be discussed at this time.

Mark Thoman

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Downers Grove Township residents are invited to come and see the office, meet the Township elected officials and office staff, ask questions and/or bring up their concerns. The Highway Department will have some of the highway equipment used to maintain the roads in the unincorporated areas on display.

When: May 20th, 2017
Time: 11 […]

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