Posts by: Mark Thoman

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!

Our […]

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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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5 Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for July 23rd! This has bee a very popular and successful event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

YOU MUST REGISTER starting now, ending Monday July 20th at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday July 23rd from 9am to 11am at […]

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In accordance with 23 CFR 172 et al and 50 ILCS 510 et al, Downers Grove Township Highway Department seeks Statements of Qualifications (“SOQ”) from Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) pre-qualified professional engineering firms interested in bidding Phase III Engineering for the Clarendon Hills Road Resurfacing (LAFO)  between 91st Street and 79th Street utilizing STU […]

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A Thank You Note

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Getting ready to give!

We just finished our third event where we give seniors 60 and older a five-pack of frozen meals. Another 200 today. We’ve done three of these, partnering with our good friends at DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

We will have two more events to take us into the fall, and the next […]

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Full press release from Gov. Pritzker HERE
Highlights: Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan creates safety guidelines for the following permitted activities and businesses to resume, with capacity rules in place:

Meetings and events: Venues and meeting spaces can resume with the lesser of up to 50 people OR 50% of overall room capacity. Multiple […]

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The Township Board Meeting will be held at the Township office and on Zoom, as follows:

When: 7:30pm, Thursday, June 18th, 2020Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, ILAgenda will be posted HERE at least 48 hours in advance.At this time we only have minutes and monthly audit of bills to be paid to […]

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We’ve added a new section to our Transparency Page for the Township Multi-use Senior Center. There you’ll find information related to the project: Documents, Audited Monthly Bills, Daily Reports (some with pictures), and Photos & Videos.

We’ll try and keep this updated as we go so the public can follow our progress and see […]

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On Friday, June 5th, 2020, Downers Grove Township broke ground on its long-planned Township Multi-purpose Senior Center. The project is located immediately next door to the existing Township offices located at 4340 Prince, Downers Grove IL.

Attending the brief ceremony were over representatives of the non-profit volunteer groups and educational institutions that will make […]

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