Downers Grove Knitters Help Soldiers, Veterans

One by one and thread by thread, a group of women are knitting to help former and current U.S. soldiers stay safe this Memorial Day. The Needle Crafters at Oak Trace senior living community have donated more than 20 homemade …

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Oak Trace Honors Volunteers

The spirit of giving back shines thanks to the efforts of residents and team members at the senior living community. Oak Trace honored volunteers for their contributions to the community during the 29th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception in April. There …

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Downers Grove Senior Continues Cesar Chavez’s Dream

Oak Trace resident Olgha Sandman continues the fight for equality she shared with Cesar Chavez. On March 28, 2014, Cesar Chavez came to movie screens around the country, just three days before the 87th anniversary of his birth. While younger …

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National WWII Memorial Model Honors Local Veterans

Oak Trace hosts Day of Honor event that features National WWII Memorial model. For WWII veterans like Jack Beck, seeing the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But not all WWII veterans are able to visit …

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Transforming Grocery Bags into Gifts for the Homeless

Oak Trace has teamed up with a local charity to make a difference for people living on the streets in neighboring Chicago. Residents have come together to make padded sleeping mats out of plastic grocery bags as part of a …

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