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The Township offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on November 28th & 29th, 2019.

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

Date: Thursday, November 21st, 2019

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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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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The Township offices will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day on November 11th, 2019.

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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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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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SAC Car Care Clinic A Success!

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Although it was a very dreary misty day at the Westmont Fire Department on South Cass, the weather didn’t prevent 37 seniors from bringing 39 cars to the multi-point vehicle inspection and Car Fit safety check on September 29th.

Yes… some seniors brought more than one car!!! This the 7th year that the […]

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

Date: Thursday, October 17th, 2019

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

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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#6 in the Senior Survival Series is coming up soon! Save the Date!

Event: Get the 411 on the 911

When: Thursday, October 24th @11AM-1PM

Where: 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove IL 60515

Registration/Tickets: contact Cathy Rager @ 630-719-6686 or cathy.rager@dgtownship.com

Details: A Free Lunch is included! This month’s seminar has a panel of […]

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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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Youth In Crisis Coalition

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Downers Grove Township is proud to be a founding member of this coalition. Our Life Skills Instructors reach into over two dozen elementary and middle schools in our Township to teach grade appropriate material on how to deal with the effects of teasing, bullying, anxiety, depression that can lead to serious emotional issues as students […]

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The Township offices will be closed in observance of Columbus Day on October 14th, 2019.

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