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PRC (Westmont) proudly announces upcoming classes and workshops on job assistance, art, literacy and health. For general information about PRC (food distribution hours, social services, etc.), visit their website at: https://www.peoplesrc.org/

Literacy Programs: https://www.peoplesrc.org/adult-learning-literacy/

April’s Events Calendar: https://www.peoplesrc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-APRIL-JA-Calendar-1.pdf

Virtual Art Classes: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwLtQWsRGnQMBWmmRsHSRrkddNx?projector=1&messagePartId=0.4

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TIMKEN FOUNDATION AWARDS $19,000 GRANT TO DOWNERS GROVE TOWNSHIP FOR SENIOR CENTER

Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors, (a fundraising organization for Downers Grove Township) recently received a direct grant award from the Timken Foundation of Canton, a company with local roots in the community via Lovejoy, a local manufacturing subsidiary located in Downers Grove.

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Darien Lions Says Thanks!

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Dairen Lions is one of the non profit groups in our township doing good work helping kids get through hard times. 2020 was a hard time for this great group of community volunteers too. We used part of our CARES Act funds to help them continue their mission of helping over 250 families of children […]

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We’re pleased to announce that Chamber 630 will be helping us with our dedication ceremony on March 19th at 10am. This will be a combination live and on-line event. Posted is a brief walk-through created by our FFDGTS foundation Chair Robert Petranek and Township Supervisor Mark Thoman for Chamber 630.
https://youtu.be/XZeBG53ozGI

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We’ve been getting a lot of calls about where and when. We don’t know, we’re waiting just like you.
HOWEVER, the Illinois Department of Public Health finally came up with a list of vaccine locations HERE: https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/vaccination-location

We’ll try and keep this updated. If you know an elderly or non-computer senior […]

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Elaine Furjanic of Community Adult Day Center, with Supervisor Mark Thoman.

Supervisor Mark Thoman: “We here at the Township were very pleased to be able to use part of our CARES Act funding to help Community Adult Day Center. Like many nonprofits, COVID hammered CADC with unexpected additional costs. Helping them get through 2020 and […]

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Local magazine Downers Grove published an informative article about our cemeteries.

These had fallen into neglect. Former Supervisor Frank Wurster made the commitment to clear the overgrown bushes and garbage trees, fix the headstones, and begin regular maintenance.

Our many thanks for spreading the word on this Township asset!

https://issuu.com/downersgrovemagazine/docs/dgm_september2020/38

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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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John Curran Mobile SOS Unit Flyer – 9/18/20 @ 10 am – 2 pmDownload

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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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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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People’s Resource Center’s services are temporarily limited. Please take a look at some of their new hours at both locations (Westmont and Wheaton), and their guidelines for receiving services.

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Need groceries delivered to your door? If you are a high-risk individual you may qualify for this service. Check out the flyer for further information and assistance. 

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Do you want to share and record your personal narrative about living through the COVID-19 Pandemic? Here’s your chance! People’s Resource Center (PRC) has created  and launched the Community Resilience Project for exactly this purpose. Be a part of history by joining this online exhibition through a variety of avenues including: writing, video, art work, photography […]

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