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Beware of COVID-19 Scams

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As the COVID-19 Crisis continues, local agencies have united in sharing vital information in the best interests of public health and safety. Naperville Police Department’s Crime Prevention Specialist, Julie Smith, compiled a list of current scams being perpetrated on local residents. Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) has posted this information to their website. Please […]

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FISH Pantry UPDATE 3/30

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The “drive up” is open to give food to those in need and accept food from those in deed! Open on Monday from 9am to 11am. Donate online at www.downersgrovefish.org.

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Many grocers are setting aside time specifically for our senior citizens, who are considered higher risk of becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus. This list is as accurate as we can get for local area stores.

Aldi – Darien, Downers Grove, and Westmont locations are open normal hours from 9am to 7pm. We don’t know […]

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

Date: Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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Giving DuPage serves as the DuPage County Volunteer Center, with a mission to promote giving and volunteering countywide.” They have been contacting food pantries and other agencies around the area to see where the need is greatest. Please check out their website. This is an URGENT need for volunteers. You can sign up through […]

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FISH Food and Clothing Pantry clients be advised our pantry is open on a “Drive-Through” basis. Normal paperwork and proofs are required. FISH will maintain a “Drive-Through” basis until we’re informed the lockdown protocols indicate differently.

Stay safe. Be smart. Thank you.

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Upon recommendation from the Department on Aging, we are temporarily suspending our Senior Survival Series. We hope to tape the presentation to be accessed on our website at some time in the near future. We’ll keep you posted!

“The Illinois Department on Aging is requesting all Area Agencies on Aging to immediately suspend all gathering activities […]

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Be safe, be smart, be prepared.

The latest recommended precautions from the CDC website are at this link (it’s a pdf): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/workplace-school-and-home-guidance.pdf

These website have regularly updated info on the COVID-19 pandemic: cdc.gov and coronaviris.gov You can also sign up for emails to stay updated.

The Illinois Department of […]

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NAMI DuPage, in partnership with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, is proud to offer a peer support group free of charge for high school teens dealing with mental health issues like sadness and anxiety.  There is nothing like being in a room with others who know what is like to live with similar concerns. 

Register […]

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UPDATE – With direction from the Illinois Department on Aging, we are suspending our Senior Survival Series “lunch-and-learn” meetings. This is a direct link to the IDoA website announcement advising cancelling meals and gatherings of especially vulnerable senior citizens: https://www2.illinois.gov/aging/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx

We are working on other ways to bring this vital information from our guest […]

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Hey Everyone,
If you eat at the Chipotle by the Township, and bring in the attached flyer, we will get 33% of the proceeds as long as we reach a minimum amount of actual orders. It’s REALLY important that you eat there on Tuesday. Hey… who doesn’t like Mexican food???

Our assigned time Tuesday March 10th from […]

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If you’re navigating the job search process, learning how to negotiate your salary and clinch the phone interview are vitally important! These two classes are being offered at Downers Grove Public Library in March. If you need a boost, plan on attending. 

Downers Grove Library Job Assistance Workshop Flyer

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Peer Led Teacher Application

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High School Student Application Information

We seek high school students from Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South, and Westmont High School who are interested in becoming teachers and promoting healthy life choices. This is a great program for students looking to mentor younger students by providing positive messages and build their […]

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The following post is also on our Facebook page and our Nextdoor page. DG Township strongly supports finding out the facts and being prepared.

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the immediate risk to the general American public for contracting the coronavirus remains low, they suggest that now is the […]

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

Date: Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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