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Please join Sharing Connections in its annual toy drive for children – help to make Christmas special for over 1500 children. Purchase puzzles, new stuffed animals, games, books and more – see list for additional choices – and drop off at Sharing Connections – on Chase Ave in Downers Grove on or before […]Continue Reading →
Giving Tuesday – Today, November 30th, 2021
Please find it within your hearts to support our local non-profits who are working so hard, in difficult times, to help community residents — a special shout out to the following not-for-profits:
FISH FOOD PANTRY – A separate enterprise hosted by and located at […]Continue Reading →
At this time of year, our gratitude and appreciation goes out to all our volunteers. Special thanks to Boy Scout Troop #99 for their assistance at our recent Fall Cleanup Day at Oak Hill Cemetery. We are grateful for their help!
Brush cleanup in Oak Crest along the Blodgett Memorial Drive.Huge brush piles from trimmed […]Continue Reading →
CRAFT CLASS! IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR THIS MONDAY!
What: Beaded Jewelry (focus-earrings & bracelets) Great for XMAS gifts!
When: Monday, November 15 2-3:30pm
Registration: Is through People’s Resource Center firstname.lastname@example.org or call Cathy Rager 630.719.6686
Location: New Township Center New Township Center 4341 Saratoga Avenue (See attached flyer for other opportunities)
We had a local land surveying team working at the Oak Crest and Oak Hill cemeteries this week. Excited to have some small projects done including fixing the gate at the north entrance and fence repaired in Oak Crest northeast corner. We also had some trees removed due to summer storm damage.
So thankful for our neighbors […]Continue Reading →
What do I need to know? Get ready for the 5th installment (2021) in our series and learn about all aspects of home health care and how to help yourself or a loved one age in place at home. Additionally, an Elder Law Attorney will walk you through the important documents you need to […]Continue Reading →
Yes, DuPage County Senior Citizens Council happily informed us that they received additional funding for 2 more months of food distribution!
They also received funding to do it again next year as well. Most likely it will begin in March or April. We’ll keep you posted!
When: TUESDAY (Please note the DAY change) October 19th from 9am-11am […]Continue Reading →
Beginning Monday October 18th from 2-3:30pm you’ll have an opportunity to relax, enjoy and be creative! This class will be once per month on the third Monday of each month at our NEW Township Center (4341 Saratoga Avenue Downers Grove) PRC has additional opportunities for virtual classes through their Westmont location.
Register NOW!!! IMPORTANT- Please call Lena (PRC) 630.682.5402 X […]Continue Reading →
Through an exciting collaboration with People’s Resource Center (PRC), the Township will be hosting classes in the newly built Township Multipurpose Senior Center.
PRC volunteers will be teaching a basic computer course aimed at older adults. It begins Wednesday, October 13th from 1:30pm-3:00pm through Wednesday, November 24th. The class title is Intro to Computers- everything you always wanted […]Continue Reading →
The September SAC meeting is cancelled. We will meet again on October 4th.Continue Reading →
In late June, our Township was hit by a devastating storm, causing untold damage to several homes in the southeast portion. On behalf of the citizens of Downers Grove Township, I would like to thank our sister Townships, CERT, DuPage County, and the area businesses who donated food and water. I would also like to […]Continue Reading →
People’s Resource Center, Senior Director of Programs, Christina LePage states:
“Through sharing personal narratives, we hope to move forward as a community and promote growth and healing together. The theme for our 2021 edition is “Transition”. We are inviting the DuPage community to submit artwork and writing that reflect this theme.” Submissions must be digital […]Continue Reading →