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Senior Task Force Seeks Board of Directors for New Nonprofit

As part of the Naperville Senior Task Force’s (STF) efforts to assist seniors with transportation needs, a new nonprofit called “Naperville Seniors In Action” is being established to oversee creation, funding and daily operations of a volunteer driver program. This program would connect seniors who need rides to and from their medical appointments with a volunteer driver to take them to the appointments, wait with them and then drive them back home.

Five individuals with experience in fundraising, nonprofits, grant writing, banking, law, accounting or marketing are desired to sit on the board of directors of this new nonprofit, which will be overseen by Senior Task Force co-chair Karen Courney and STF Transportation Subcommittee Chair Jane French.

An application form is available at www.naperville.il.us/seniortaskforce.aspx. The completed application and a resume must be submitted to Emy Trotz in the Mayor’s Office by no later than Friday, April 1, 2016. Interviews will be conducted after that time. Please email Karen Courney at seniortaskforce@naperville.il.us if you have questions or need more information. 

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About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.