Posts by: Mark Thoman

Out Annual Car Care Checkup Clinic for vehicles has been scrubbed for this year due to COVID concerns for both attendees and volunteers. We’re understanding yet disappointed it’s come to this, but we’ll be back with this very popular event next year!

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An 8-day blood drive is being coordinated at multiple locations across DuPage County from 9/20 to 9/27.  Those interested are requested to follow the instructions on the website and schedule a donation appointment at one of the locations listed:

Sunday, 9/20, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm:  Addison Township Office Event […]

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Bird’s Eye View

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Every so often our friend and senior supporter Robert Petranek stops by with his drone and snaps off some aerial views of the Township Center for us.

We’ll be working on pouring the finish coat of the floor this week, if the rain lets us, and then on to the exterior walls next week. We’ve […]

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Five Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for Thursday September 24th! This has been a very popular and successful event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

REGISTER now through Monday September 21st at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday September 24th from 9am-11am at the south entrance to the Township […]

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305!

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Here at Downers Grove Township, on the way to 305 seniors receiving five packs of frozen dinners, with water, fruit, crackers, and our thanks for participating! DuPage Senior Citizens Council has already green lighted a September pick up, and we’ll have the dates and details up as soon as we can!

The crane in the background […]

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The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has determined that certain customers who were subject to an electric service outage that lasted four hours or more may be eligible to file a claim to be reimbursed for any actual damages that resulted.

The filing of a claim does not mean it will meet the criteria required for reimbursement. […]

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Limited passport service will resume Monday, August 17th, by appointment only, and on a trial basis.

You must call ahead for a Passport appointment at 630-719-6610. No walk-ins are allowed.No priority services are available.Clients will have temperature taken and will answer a brief list of questions regarding current health before entering the building. Clients MUST […]

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Name Needed for Fox

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Frankie?

We don’t know if it’s male or female, but it doesn’t appear to be leaving, it’s hanging around. Maybe not coincidentally, we haven’t seen a single field mouse since the fox showed up.

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As seen from SW corner by Saratoga and Sherman, looking NE. Starting to come into focus, with a brick facia that better matches the existing building.

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Friends for Downers grove Township Seniors Board Chair Robert Petranek sent over some drone shots of the project so far. This week, most of the steel supporting the first floor is installed, Next week the prestressed concrete panels arrive for installation of the ground level subfloor, foundation insulation goes in, and the big hole gets […]

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Five Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for August 20th! This has been a very popular and successful event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

YOU MUST REGISTER starting Monday, August 3rd, through Monday August 17th at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday August 20th from 1 P.M. […]

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This is the fourth event we’ve done with DuPage Senior Citizens Council and it was the best yet. We’ve provided drive up service for Township senior citizens, providing almost 1,000 five-packs of nutritionally balanced healthy frozen dinners, including fruit snacks and water – nearly 5,000 meals to help our friends across the Township!

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DuPage Health Coalition recently asked their clients/patients if they needed face masks and in just 24 hours more than 2,500 masks were requested! They learned that both adults and children needed masks. In a community as caring as ours, they just knew that there were lots of people who would want to help ensure […]

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It seems like cheats and thieves prey on our senior citizens at every opportunity. Here’s the latest scam. https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/07/15/fraudsters-may-be-targeting-seniors-by-applying-for-illinois-unemployment-debit-cards-in-their-names/

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State Senator John Curran will host an on-line Medicare event August 12 from 10am – 11:30am. Relax and attend in the comfort of your own home!

To join, visit Senator Curran’s website at www.senatorcurran.com. The link and password to join the event, will be on the front page of his website on the […]

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