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Despite the lousy weather, volunteers came through again and helped deliver 341 five pack boxes of frozen meals, with water, crackers, and fruit cups, to senior residents of Downers grove Township.

The 1,705 meals for October brings out total for the program to just over 10,000 nutritionally balanced meals delivered to our senior residents.

We don’t […]

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If you’re looking for something fun and creative to do, sign up for a ZOOM ART CLASS through the People’s Resource Center (PRC). It’s time to get busy doing something for yourself to dispel the Covid blues. Join a class now and light up your life!

Cathy Rager – Senior Services Coordinator
Downers Grove Township
4340 Prince Street, Downers […]

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Five Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for Thursday October 22nd! This has been a very popular and successful event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

REGISTER now through Monday October 19th at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday October 22nd from 9am-11am at the south entrance […]

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Our biggest 5 meal freezer pack event yet! We’ve received confirmation we can do it again in October so stay tuned. Since we began this program working with DuPage Senior Citizen Council, we’ve distributed over 6,700 nutritious, balanced meals – each with water, fruit cups, and crackers. We love our seniors who sign up for […]

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Bird’s Eye View

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Every so often our friend and senior supporter Robert Petranek stops by with his drone and snaps off some aerial views of the Township Center for us.

We’ll be working on pouring the finish coat of the floor this week, if the rain lets us, and then on to the exterior walls next week. We’ve […]

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Five Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for Thursday September 24th! This has been a very popular and successful event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council.

REGISTER now through Monday September 21st at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday September 24th from 9am-11am at the south entrance to the Township […]

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Age Guide of Northeastern Illinois is providing tablets, training and technical support for seniors in their 8 county region. These are virtual “hands on” tutorials that will enable seniors to connect with their families and friends while maintaining safe social distances with the added benefit of a tablet and data plan! 
Apply today for this unique program […]

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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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On Monday, August 3, 2020, SAC will meet for the first time since February. We are meeting remotely through Zoom. SAC meetings are always open to the public, since they are considered public meetings. If you wish to attend, please contact our office for meeting information. Call Susan Mistretta: 630.719.6612 OR Human Services: 630-719-6670

SAC Agenda 08/03/20

Cathy […]

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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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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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