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The Vintage Times is a popular televised half-hour segment on topics of interest for older adults. Its previous host was a trailblazer when it came to bringing subjects of importance and relevance to older adults in the longest-running continuous DGTV program in the western suburbs for over 30 years. 

Topics include: senior housing, transportation, mental […]

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Saturday morning August 10, 2019 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am Downers Grove Township will hold a document shredding event with Accurate Document Destruction, Inc. at our Township Highway garage, located at 318 E. Quincy St, Westmont, IL 60559.

This event is open to all Township residents. We ask residents limit their shred materials […]

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FFDGTS is a tax deductible 501(c)3 that supports Downers Grove Township Senior Services.

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The Township offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on July 4th & 5th, 2019.

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A great write up in The Suburban Life about the FISH Pantry! We’re very proud to have been working in partnership with the FISH Pantry for over 36 years, and look forward to a brighter, more visible future serving those in need.
You can read the full article here.
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The Township Board Meeting will be held at the Township office, as follows:

Date: Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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It’s time to register for the 4th segment in our popular series! Thursday, June 13 from 11-1PM. The Township meeting room- 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove. A FREE lunch will be provided.
His is the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing. Come listen to our very special guest speaker, NASA volunteer ambassador Jim Jandora, […]

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It’s time to register for the 4th segment in our popular series! Thursday, June 13 from 11-1PM. The Township meeting room- 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove. A FREE lunch will be provided.  This is the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing. Come listen to our very special guest speaker, NASA volunteer ambassador Jim […]

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Lexington Square in Lombard is hosting an event involving aging seniors with dementia. Panel members will guide your thoughts on when to make those decisions surrounding your loved ones. Please call to register if you are interested. 

Flyer Lexington Lombard CEU Invite

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Calling all Seniors and Older Adults! This is your chance to learn about the many services that are available to you in your local area. Westmont Park District Community Center is hosting this interactive event on Friday, May 3rd from 8:30am until noon. In addition to gathering information on local resources, there will be […]

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Mainstreet Senior Expo!

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Mainstream Organization of Realtors, The Community House, Township of Downers Grove and Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) are hosting this one-of-a-kind event on Tuesday, May 21st from 9am-1pm at The Community House in Hinsdale. There will be three educational seminars along with many vendors (including not-for-profits & local businesses). Information and resources […]

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The Township Board Meeting will be held at the Township office, as follows:

Date: Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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File of Life Saves Lives

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A File of Life kit contains a standardized medical information card in a magnetic pouch which is designed to be placed on the front of a refrigerator. There is also a smaller card and pouch to be carried in a purse or wallet. These cards will help police and emergency response teams have instant […]

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Join The Discussion:

Learn about the proposed State Budget Give your input Ask questions about state government

When: Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at 7 – 8:30 pm

Where: Downers Grove Township Board Room, 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove IL 60515

Free & Open to the Public

Curran Town Hall Downers Grove April 25 Flyer

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Looking for Something to Do? People’s Resource Center of Westmont is hosting free DROP-IN events for active adults on the first Friday of every month from 10am-12noon. Bring your creativity with you and join the fun. No special talents are needed and no reservation is required. Get out of the house for a couple of […]

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