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When you walk into the basement of Our Lady of Peace on a day when their food pantry is operating, you will feel the love and kindness emanating from the volunteers. You can’t help but smile when you talk to them; their energy is so infectious. Len Benes, the administrator of the pantry, is clearly […]

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When you walk into his office, there is evidence everywhere that he is a busy guy. Then, when you start to talk to him, you understand what you see. Mark Domnenko is founder and owner of the faith based company, AVA Recycling. He is an entrepreneur through and through. His ability to look to the […]

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If you sit down and have a conversation with Dann, you will learn that he is a very caring and compassionate person. As the Building Services Manager for the Village of Downers Grove, he has dedicated thirty-seven years in service to the community, all in the shadows. He said that he literally worked his way […]

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Meet Sarah Pinkus – Faces of Downers Grove Township

When you first step into her classroom, you just know that her students are going to have great time learning. Sarah Pinkus is a seventeen-year veteran at O’Neill Middle School and as a science teacher; it isn’t difficult to imagine after talking with her, that her […]

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Faces of DGT – Wendy Williams

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Meet Wendy Williams

How do you explain how you feel when you are in the presence of Wendy Williams? Refreshed? Energized? Inspired? All three actually, and there are many more that could be listed. This amazing woman and community leader has been a Health Aide at Burr Ridge Middle School for the past eleven years […]

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If you wanted to define dedication, you need look no further than the name Mark Keller. As a police officer for Hinsdale Police Department, he gave thirty years to the community; fifteen of those years were spent as the School Resource Officer at Hinsdale Central High School. His level of compassion and commitment to his […]

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Meet Janet Emond – Downers Grove Township Partner of the Month

If you want an apt description of a teacher that possesses a drive to provide students with the best possible educational experience, you would be looking at Janet Emond. This extraordinary Social Studies teacher from Downers Grove North is one of those teachers that […]

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Meet Matt Oskroba

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The first time I spoke with Matt, it felt like talking with an old friend. He has a friendly smile, a warm laugh and some pretty interesting stories.

Matt joined the Assessor’s Department in August of this year. He followed a diverse and fascinating path before joining the Township. Prior to coming here, Matt traveled […]

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Meet Amber Nicosia

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When you first meet Amber, you are greeted by a warm smile. As one of the newest members of the Assessor’s Office, that smile will be one that will radiate and put those at ease whom she is talking to.

Amber came to the township in August of this year. When talking to her, you […]

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