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Activities & Events


August 9, 2014

    NW Suburban Marine Corps League Detachment Annual Picnic Invites our Family and Friends
    Saturday, August 9th at 11 AM
    Hot Dogs, Brats, Hamburgers, Coleslaw, Beans, Salad, Soda, Water, Beer, Music, Games, 50/50, Side dishes or fruit are welcome!
    AMVETS at 700 McHenry Road, Wheeling, IL 60090
    Download the flyer for more information.

August 13, 2014

  • The Fox Valley Marines Detachment will hold their 5th Annual Marine Corps League Golf Outing at the Orchard Valley Golf Course in Aurora. Registration starts at 10:45, lunch 11:45 to 12:30, tee off at 13:00 and dinner and Awards at 18:00. Please stay tuned for further information.

August 16-17, 2014

  • Chicago Air and Water Show at North Avenue Beach. Event runs from 10AM -4PM. National anthem at 10:45AM

August 23rd and 24th

    SPECIAL EVENT For STUDENT VETERANS and VETERANS
    Saturday August 23rd or Sunday, August 24th at 7:30pm
    Genesis Theatrical Productions in conjunction with National Pastime Theater presents the Chicago premiere of DOWN RANGE, a raw and touching play that revolves around the high cost of multiple deployments for two military families. The year is 2009 and two combat soldiers return home from Iraq following an IED attack on their vehicle. DOWN RANGE depicts the soldiers’ inability to ever leave the war behind, and the ripple effects this has on their families, friends, and ultimately on an entire community.
    Download the flyer for more information.

September 13, 2014

    1st Annual Will & Grundy County Benefit Ride
    Saturday, September 13, 2014
    Starting location: Marine Corps Reserve Training Center, 2711 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436
    Registration starts at 8:00 am. First bike out the gate at 11:00 am.
    Download the flyer for more information.

September 27, 2014

  • The Marine Corps ALL HANDS CONFERENCE will be held Saturday, September 27th at the headquarters of 2d Battalion, 24th Marines located at 3034 W. Foster Avenue, Chicago. Time to be announced as plans are finalized. Mark your calendars for a morning of true Marine Corps motivation with equipment displays, guest speakers, and breakfast.

November 10, 2014

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARINES!!!

December 7, 2014

  • Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade - "The World's Greatest Motorcycle Parade". Help support 2d Battalion, 24th Marines in their Toys for Tots mission. The parade will begin at Dan Ryan Woods (83rd & Western) and ends at Lane Tech 2501 W. Addison). Line up begins at 6:00AM, and the parade will start at 9:30AM. For more information, please visit www.chicagolandtft.org

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