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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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Want to take a class within the safety of your own home, and feel that you are still moving in the right direction? People’s Resource Center (PRC) is currently offering 3 Job Assistance Workshops  (June 11th, 25th & July 9th) through the Downers Grove Public Library. Check out their flyer for registration information. Sign up […]

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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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It’s on until 11am people. If you signed up drive on by and get your five packs of delicious frozen meals!

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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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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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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. 

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While simple, it is not necessarily easy. To live mindfully and in the present takes practice and is easy to forgot, but can be an important protective factor in proactive suicide prevention for our youth. Regular practice of easy techniques—such as diaphragmatic breathing and noting our thoughts as just thoughts not facts we have to […]

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Registration is now live for NAMI’s next Teen Support Group!  Dates and info for their Spring 2020 session are below.  Free registration is on our webpage.

Spring 2020 Dates: Orientation 1/16 7-8pThursdays 7-8:30p on the following dates:1/16, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2Deadline to register: 1/8 Location: NAMI DuPage Office at 115 N County Farm Rd, […]

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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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