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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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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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It seems like cheats and thieves prey on our senior citizens at every opportunity. Here’s the latest scam.

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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 The link and password to join the event, will be on the front page of his website on the […]

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Hey Everyone,
If you eat at the Chipotle by the Township, and bring in the attached flyer, we will get 33% of the proceeds as long as we reach a minimum amount of actual orders. It’s REALLY important that you eat there on Tuesday. Hey… who doesn’t like Mexican food???

Our assigned time Tuesday March 10th from […]

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We here at DG Township love our seniors, and so does DuPage County. Join us and find out all the things DuPage County Senior Services does! Kibitz with your friends and have lunch on us!

See the flyer for details and register now!

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The 2nd Annual Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS)OktoberFest Fundraiser took place on October 3rd at Oak Trace Senior Living, a Lifespace Community. 

Oak Trace generously hosted the event, which is dedicated to improving senior living for our township seniors. Funds went directly to supporting Township senior programs, activities, resources and providing equipment […]

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Supervisor Mark Thoman reports:

“We’re moving forward on the planned Township Center building that will provide significantly larger needed meeting space for Township residents, especially our seniors. It’ll also allow us to expand and dramatically improve accessibility of the FISH Food and Clothing Pantry.

“With the Capital Project Fund, we’ve saved up funds, […]

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Supervisor Mark Thoman reports in from Wayne Township:

“Honored to attend Wayne Township’s Saturday morning dedication of their newly expanded food and clothing pantry, and improved areas for senior and human services. Supervisor Randy Ramey and his fantastic crew, along with the not-for-profit volunteer organizations they work with daily, are well positioned to serve the growing […]

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Never Too Old To Learn!

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Supervisor Mark Thoman reports in:

“On Thursday I toured Glendale Heights Senior Center, mainly to study how they help Meals on Wheels stage and deliver to the surrounding area. Wow what a great facility!

“Thank you Village President Linda Jackson, Senior Services Manager Debbie McKenzie, and your terrific staff for meeting with me and letting me […]

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Mark your calendars to come out and support Friends For Downers Grove Township Seniors, dedicated to supporting Township social services!

Here’s the link to donate!

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It’s that time of year again! Saturday, September 28th, from 8am to 10:30am, at the Westmont Fire Department, 6015 South Cass Avenue, Westmont, the annual Senior Car Care Checkup Clinic is fast approaching. NO registration is required.

Bring in your car for a multipoint safety inspection and an AARP approved CarFit inspection and adjustment. Volunteer […]

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Please call to REGISTER now! On Thursday September 19th, from 11am to 1pm, please join us for the 5th Topic in our Senior Survival Series! Find out what you can do for yourself or a loved one in regards to aiding your hearing on a day-to-day basis. Bring home some valuable information.

This event […]

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Click on the image to get a close up on all the tasty details!
FFDGTS is a tax deductible 501(c)3 that supports Downers Grove Township Senior Services.

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