Posts by: Mark Thoman

LEGAL NOTICE/ PUBLIC NOTICE

The Downers Grove Township will receive sealed bids for “The Township Center”, at The Downers Grove Township Administration Center located at 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove.  Work is to start on or around Monday, March 2, 2020.

General Building Contractors are invited to bid.  Bidding opens 8:30am local time, Thursday, January […]

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While simple, it is not necessarily easy. To live mindfully and in the present takes practice and is easy to forgot, but can be an important protective factor in proactive suicide prevention for our youth. Regular practice of easy techniques—such as diaphragmatic breathing and noting our thoughts as just thoughts not facts we have to […]

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Registration is now live for NAMI’s next Teen Support Group!  Dates and info for their Spring 2020 session are below.  Free registration is on our webpage.

Spring 2020 Dates: Orientation 1/16 7-8pThursdays 7-8:30p on the following dates:1/16, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2Deadline to register: 1/8 Location: NAMI DuPage Office at 115 N County Farm Rd, […]

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The Township Center

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The initial rendering of the Downers Grove Township Center. It’s a new building that will be sited immediately west of the existing Township Offices building.

DG Township is not just Downers Grove, it’s the SE portion of DuPage County, serving over 147,000 residents and covering nine communities.

The Township Center project is designed for senior, […]

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Downers Grove Township has placed six batches of used computer equipment for auction on govdeals.com. The auction runs from now until 4pm December 13th.

Interested parties, this is a  https://www.govdeals.com/dgtownship

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We here at DG Township love our seniors, and so does DuPage County. Join us and find out all the things DuPage County Senior Services does! Kibitz with your friends and have lunch on us!

See the flyer for details and register now!

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Township crews have finished surveying damage and have picked up most tree damage that occured to trees on the Township’s unincorporated public right of ways (ROW). If there is damage remaining on trees in the public ROW, please contact the HIghway Department with an address.

There is no scheduled pick up of damage […]

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The 2nd Annual Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS)OktoberFest Fundraiser took place on October 3rd at Oak Trace Senior Living, a Lifespace Community. 

Oak Trace generously hosted the event, which is dedicated to improving senior living for our township seniors. Funds went directly to supporting Township senior programs, activities, resources and providing equipment […]

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There are many ways to be a part of a census. First stand up and be counted. Second, you can apply to be a census taker! People’s Resource Center(s) (both Wheaton & Westmont) are  hosting sessions with a representative from the US Census 2020 Team.  They will be on hand to answer questions about how to […]

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Pumpkin Smash!

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At both Downers Grove North and South campus parking lot locations, BYOP to a Pumpkin Smash!

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Supervisor Mark Thoman reports:

“We’re moving forward on the planned Township Center building that will provide significantly larger needed meeting space for Township residents, especially our seniors. It’ll also allow us to expand and dramatically improve accessibility of the FISH Food and Clothing Pantry.

“With the Capital Project Fund, we’ve saved up funds, […]

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Supervisor Mark Thoman reports in from Wayne Township:

“Honored to attend Wayne Township’s Saturday morning dedication of their newly expanded food and clothing pantry, and improved areas for senior and human services. Supervisor Randy Ramey and his fantastic crew, along with the not-for-profit volunteer organizations they work with daily, are well positioned to serve the growing […]

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Never Too Old To Learn!

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Supervisor Mark Thoman reports in:

“On Thursday I toured Glendale Heights Senior Center, mainly to study how they help Meals on Wheels stage and deliver to the surrounding area. Wow what a great facility!

“Thank you Village President Linda Jackson, Senior Services Manager Debbie McKenzie, and your terrific staff for meeting with me and letting me […]

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On Tuesday September 17, 2019 the Village of Downers Grove unanimously approved a Redevelopment Agreement with Downers Grove Township. The RDA applies a portion of available Ogden Avenue TIF dollars to the proposed facility project the Township has been working towards for the last three years, which is located within the Ogden Avenue TIF District. […]

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