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York Township wins $1,000 grant

Published: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 4:53 p.m. CDT
York Township Supervisor John W. Valle (left), state Rep. Dennis Reboletti and York Township Trustee Paul Hinds accept a $1,000 check Feb. 11 from AT&T External Affairs Director Valerie Bruggeman (second from right) on behalf of Friends of York Township. (Photo provided)

ELMHURST – State Rep. Dennis Reboletti, R - Elmhurst, nominated a York Township charity for an AT&T Investing in Illinois Award, which it won.

In addition to the honor, Friends of York Township will receive a $1,000 capacity building grant.

Friends of York Township was established in 2007 to raise funds and community awareness in order to improve the quality of life of senior citizens, low-income families, and at-risk youth of York Township.

York Township covers all or part of nine towns including Elmhurst, Villa Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Oak Brook, Lombard, and sections of Glen Ellyn, Westmont, Hinsdale and Downers Grove.

The AT&T Investing in Illinois Award provides resources and recognition to            organizations and programs that are improving lives in their communities and the state by advancing education, economic growth, new technologies and other essential community services, according to a York Township media release.

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