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SAC Meeting Cancelled

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The September SAC meeting is cancelled. We will meet again on October 4th.

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DuPage County Senior Citizens Council’s Meals on Wheels Program (with special funding) has coordinated with Downers Grove Township in offering 5ct. Frozen Meal Packs for Township “seniors” who are 60 and above. There is no income requirement to qualify for these meals- only age.   

Dates: June 24, July 15, August 19 and September 23 (all Thursdays) between […]

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Our popular older adult topic series is back in action!

Our 2nd Installment is on Thursday, June 3rd from 12-2pm. You will find out about senior living options and opportunities – whether you stay in place or move on to somewhere else.

Registration for the seminar is required. Lunch will be provided. 

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Five Pack Frozen Meals available to seniors citizens 60 or over is on for April 29th! This very popular and successful 2020 event in cooperation with the DuPage Senior Citizens Council is back for 2021.

YOU MUST REGISTER starting now, through Monday April26th at Noon. PICK UP is Thursday April 29th from 9 A.M. to […]

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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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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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Vaccination Locations With Links

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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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The following locations are providing free tax preparation help for seniors. Please keep in mind that space and tax aides are limited due to Covid 19 restrictions. These are on a first come first serve basis (or other criteria depending on the sites). These are the only approved locations for AARP Tax Preparation Services this […]

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“SECURITY UPDATE! Please be on high alert for a fraudulent text circulating to update your driver’s license for EDES. This text is FRAUD. There is no action required. IDES will never request personal information via text.” 

For more information…

Federal Trade Commission
FTC.gov/phishing

Identity Theft Hotline
https://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/hotline.html

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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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We’re looking for YOUR input on how to best utilize our nearly finished Township Multipurpose Senior Center.

Please fill out our 5 minute “senior” survey and let us know how you think the space should be utilized and for what purposes you would attend. Please complete the survey so we can include […]

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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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