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The 2nd installment in Downers Grove Township’s Senior Survival Series “Spring Cleaning” brought local residents out to get information on 2 special topics: Estate Planning and Health & Wellness. It’s never too soon to start thinking about the future and how we can prepare to get there… whether for ourselves or a loved one!

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PRC’s English for Health

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Local residents, who do not speak English as their native language, have a unique opportunity. Learn how to speak the LANGUAGE of health and talk to your doctors about medicine, family health services, healthy food, medical concerns and emergency situations… even about making appointments.

Sign-up for this FREE class at Peoples Resource Center (PRC) 104 […]

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Once a year Downers Grove Township and AARP host an eight-hour class on driving and vehicle safety, targeting drivers over 50 years of age (although any age can attend). Upon class completion, students receive a certificate for an insurance discount (discounts may vary, but are mandated under state law).

The Smart Driver Class is also […]

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

Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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The Peer Led Life Skills program is making strides in the community. We partnered this year with District 99 for Operation Snowball and Westmont High School’s Take Care Day. Both programs advocate for teen mental health. The partnerships were a great success! Misty Boyd, our Prevention and Life Skills Coordinator created a workshop that […]

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AARP Smart Driver Course (One Day!)
Saturday, March 9, 2019 8-5PM 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove

Every year the Township of Downers Grove sponsors the AARP Smart Driver Course for residents aged 55 & older. This is a great opportunity designed especially for adults who work during the week, however, anyone can attend! DG […]

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High School Student Application Information

We seek high school students from Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South, and Westmont High School who are interested in becoming teachers and promoting healthy life choices. This is a great program for students looking to mentor younger students by providing positive messages and build their […]

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

Date: Thursday, February 21st, 2019

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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Downers Grove Township Senior Advisory Committee (SAC)  and Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) are sponsoring the next installment in our popular Senior Survival “Lunch & Learn” Series. The first seminar was well attended providing timely and important information about Senior Scams and Fraud, as well as, Medicare for 2019. Questions were welcome, and […]

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Looking For Something to Do? People’s Resource Center in Westmont is hosting some inspiring fun activities on the first Friday of each month beginning Thursday, March 14th from 10-12noon. The first one involves art… and you do NOT need any special talents to attend! These are DROP-IN events with no reservation required. Come join the […]

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Local Job Fair

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People’s Resource Center is hosting it’s 4th Annual Career Fair on Thursday, March 14th from 9am until 12 noon. This is a great opportunity for job seekers! PRC will even provide interview clothing from their Clothes Closet. Click on flyer for larger image.

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The Township offices will be closed in observance of President’s Day on February 18th, 2019.

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AARP Smart Driver Course (One Day!)
Saturday, March 9, 2019 8-5PM 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove

Every year the Township of Downers Grove sponsors the AARP Smart Driver Course for residents aged 55 & older. This is a great opportunity designed especially for adults who work during the week, however, anyone can attend! DG […]

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City Barbecue will give 25% of the proceeds for attending participants (bring a flyer) to Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) to support Senior programming and activities. Come out THIS Friday, February 1st between the hours of 10:30am -10:30pm and let them know, with your flyer, that it’s for FFDGTS!  

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Senior Survival Series

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Are you an older adult looking for vital information on Medicare, Senior Scams, Safety, Housing, Transportation and More? If so, join our safari into the unknown with the Township “Senior Survival Series.” This lunch & learn series (we provide a free lunch) will cover topics of extreme interest and benefit to seniors 55 and older. […]

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