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If you’re looking for a way to get a conversation started with your teen about the messages they receive daily from social media, there’s a free event you might want to check out.

On Monday, January 23 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., The Robert Crown Center in Hinsdale will be hosting a free event that […]

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Banner News

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The senior citizen residents within the Township are valued members of our community.  It is our goal to be able to connect them or those who have family members that are older, to information and resources within the community.  Our Banner News is a newsletter that the Township has published for many years that has […]

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Support groups bring together people facing similar issues such as illness, bereavement, long-term caregiving, major life changes and more. These issues are often stressful and overwhelming. They can disrupt one’s life and be accompanied by emotions such as confusion, depression, anger and uncertainty. These emotions can make a person fearful of all changes that seem […]

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Investigate Before You Donate

When we see disasters unfolding before our eyes on TV, such as the recent earthquake in Nepal, our first instinct is to rush to help, often by sending a donation. But before you write that check, make sure your contribution will go to a legitimate charity and to the people who […]

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Traveling in the winter can be problematic. By preparing in advance for winter emergencies you can reduce the risk of weather-related problems. The Center for Disease Control recommends that you minimize travel, but if travel is necessary, keep the following items in your car during the winter season:

Car and Emergency Checklist
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When Hinsdale Central student Emma Jerzyk joined peer jury in the middle of her sophomore year, she did so with the intention of making an impact on the community in a very real and lasting way. Her friendship with fellow students who already served as jurors enlightened her to the purpose and scope of […]

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General Description & Background

This position focuses on the prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse through a life skills program that targets youth in grades 3rd through 8th. Downers Grove Township includes several communities and provides life skills programs to numerous elementary, middle school and jr. high schools.

This staff will be […]

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Get Ready for School!

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A one stop shopping event of health and human services for families living on low incomes in DuPage County with children ages newborn to 18 years.

When: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 @ 11 am – 6pm
Where: DuPage County Fairgrounds – 2015 W. Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL

Parents must bring this information to the […]

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Let It Snow

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What happens when you bring together a large group of high school students, a small contingent of school and community adults and put them at a camp for a weekend? Operation Snowball!! Recently Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South and Westmont High School had their Snowball retreats. During these events, participants and […]

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