UPCOMING EVENTS

  Notify The Illinois Marine by phone, mail or email and list Department, District,  Detachment or Unit events here.

 

                          
2017
August


September

9/23/2017 - The Thomas A. Jennings Detachment 546 will hold their 1st Annual 5K run starting at 0800 at Robinson City Park.  Entry Fee $30.00.  Click HERE for entry sheet.

9/23/2017 - The Gold Star Mission organization will be welcoming 34 Veteran bicycle riders at the finish of the first Gold Star 500 ride from Cairo IL to St. Charles IL (500 miles) from 1500 (3PM) to 1530 (3:30PM).  The ride is to raise funds through donations and each rider will honor one of the 34 fallen service members from the Illinois Army and Air National Guard who were lost in action while in Iraq or Afghanistan.  The riders will end by entering Mount Saint Mary Park to signify the end of the ride.  Please click HERE for flyer.  Mount Saint Mary Park is located on the Southwest side of St. Charles bordered by the Fox River, Prairie St and Rt 31.  Please note on the flyer that the Celebratory meal is for
RIDERS, GOLD STAR FAMILIES AND GUESTS ONLY.  Please visit the GOLDSTARMISSION.ORG by clicking on the link.


October

10/8/2017 - Pound 117 and the Lincoln Detachment will be holding a Growl and Turkey Shoot in Moline at the North Shore Inn.  The shoot will start at 1200.  All Marines and Dogs are invited.
10/13-15/2017 - Department 2nd Staff will be held at the Comfort Inn, 1500 Il Highway 50, Bourbonnais, IL 60914.  Room rate is $79.00 + tax for SIngle or Double with 2 Queen beds/No Smoking and complimentary breakfast.  Reservations must be made by September 13 to lock in rate.  Please call 815 401-5043 for reservations and tell them it is for the Marine Corps League.  Please pass on this information to anyone from your detachment that is interested in attending.
10/23/2017 - Please remember our Marines and other service brothers and sisters that were killed or injured in the 1983 bombing, at 6:22 am, of the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines Regimental Battalion Landing Team Beirut Barracks in Lebanon.  Killed were 241 service personnel (220 Marines and 21 other service personnel.) There were also 58 French soldiers killed in a separate attack that day.
 
10/29/2017 - The Chicago Police Marine Corps League Detachment will be holding their annual Fund Raiser at the FOP Hall, 1412 W. Washington, Chicago from 1200 - 1700.  The game during the fund raiser will be the Chicago Bears vs. the New Orleans Saints.  Your $20.00 per person donation includes 5 hours of beverages and food; Chili, our own famous "Doc" Morbidoni serving hot dogs and yours truly tossing toast and slinging SOS (that's right, SOS does fall into some food group.)  3 chances to win cash prizes and UNLIMITED Esprit de Corps.  Email the Detachment to buy tickets and/or to purchase an AD in our AD book or click HERE.  Please click HERE for Flyer.

November
11/10/2017 - Celebrate the 242nd Birthday of our beloved Corps.  Please check back later for Birthday Ball celebrations near you on our Marine Corps Birthday Page.

December
12/25/2017 - Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all .
   

2018
January

01/01/2018 - Happy New Years to all
01/13/2018 - 2nd District will be holding a 2nd District breakfast and meeting at the Silver Stallion Restaurant, 1275 Lee St., Des Plaines, IL from 0800 to 1100.

February

02/14/2018 - Happy Valentines Day.

March

03/10-12/2018 - Tentative 3rd Staff Meeting in Carbondale, IL  with a pistol shoot at a nearby range on the 10th.

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To contact The Illinois Marine:
The Illinois Marine
1005 Prairie St.
St. Charles, IL 60174
 
Phone:   630 377-7328
fax:        630 377-9638

 


 

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