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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 […]Continue Reading →
Save the Date now to get a multi-point inspection on your car! Volunteer Mechanics, AARP CarFit Instructors, Sheriff’s Office Explorers and others collaborate each year to help older adults fit their cars correctly, make sure tires are filled adequately, check fluids and provide advice on next steps for car owners.
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“I’ve been attending since the Car Care Clinic began and will continue to come back every year.”
September 29 turned out to be a great day for the Senior Car Care Clinic hosted by the Westmont Fire Department and Lynn Dralle. The event is sponsored by the Downers Grove Township Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) and […]Continue Reading →
It’s back!!! 4th Annual Senior CarFit & Safety Clinic: Saturday, September 29th, 8-11am at the Westmont Fire Station (6015 S. Cass Ave. Westmont). The Car Care Clinic is hosted by the Downers Grove Township Senior Advisory Committee (SAC), Seniors and Lawmen Together (SALT), Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS), volunteer mechanics and volunteer staff.
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Hot, Hot, Hot was the 90-degree weather on Saturday, September 23rd. It may have slowed down Township seniors, but did not keep them away from the Annual Car Care Clinic at the Westmont Fire Department. Over 40 cars were brought to the event for a safety inspection!
Grateful seniors took advantage of this unique opportunity […]Continue Reading →
On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, from 8:00 to 11:00 am, the Downers Grove Township S.A.L.T. council (Seniors & Lawmen Together) will hold its fourth Annual Senior Car Care Safety and CarFit Clinic. CarFit is a program sponsored by AARP to help drivers be safer on the road by making sure that they “properly fit” their […]Continue Reading →
On Saturday, September 17th, 2016, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am, the Downers Grove Township S.A.L.T. council (Seniors & Lawmen Together) will hold its Third Annual Senior Car Care Safety and Car Fit Clinic. We are excited to be adding the Car Fit this year to our clinic. Car Fit is a program that helps […]Continue Reading →
Transportation is an important part of our daily lives. Driving our own car provides us with a sense of control and freedom. We all want to drive for as long as possible while protecting our safety and the safety of others. However, as we get older certain physical and perceptual changes may increase our risk […]Continue Reading →
While the skies may have been cloudy, there was plenty of sunshine coming from the smiles of all at this year’s car care safety clinic. On Saturday, September 19th, volunteers and participants alike were enjoying some breakfast and conversation while free multiple point safety inspections were being performed.
The Downers Grove Township S.A.L.T. council […]Continue Reading →
On Saturday, September 19th, 2015, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am, the Downers Grove Township S.A.L.T. council (Seniors & Lawmen Together) will hold a Senior Car Care Check-up Clinic. This event is FREE to older residents of Downers Grove Township. It will be held at the Westmont South Fire Station, located at 6015 South Cass […]Continue Reading →
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