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Activities & Events


April 17, 2014

  • Chicago Marine For Life Networking Luncheon - Gibson's Steakhouse, 1028 N. Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Networking and lunch from 12:00pm - 1:30pm. Cost is $30.00 per person (Active Duty Transitioning Marines are Free). For more information or to reserve your seat, please contact any of the Chicago Marine for Life Team; Major Matt Tune - chicago2@gomarineforlife.net or chicagoM4L@gmail.com or visit www.m4l.usmc.mil

April 26, 2014

    The Fox Valley Marines will hold "Hoops for Troops", a Basketball Tournament pitting various organizations such as Police, military and others in competition. This 2-day event will take place at the Vaughan Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora. Please click here for more information about special appearances and participating teams.

May 15, 2014

  • Chicago Marine For Life Networking Luncheon - Gibson's Steakhouse, 2105 S. Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL. Networking and lunch from 12:00pm - 1:30pm. Cost is $30.00 per person (Active Duty Transitioning Marines are Free). For more information or to reserve your seat, please contact any of the Chicago Marine for Life Team; Major Matt Tune - chicago2@gomarineforlife.net or chicagoM4L@gmail.com or visit www.m4l.usmc.mil

May 18, 2014

  • The 7th annual "Cpl Kevin Clarke Memorial Ride" will be held on May 18th. Line up begins at 7:00AM at the American Legion Tinley Park Post 615, 17423 67th Ct. Tinley Park. Kickstands up at 10:30AM and riding to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery and then back to the Post. The ride is to honor Kevin and all those who made the ultimate sacrifice. For more information visit www.cplkevinclarke.com

May 24, 2014

    Come run and get muddy for your Hero at the Heroes Mud Run on Saturday, May 24, 2014. The Heroes Mud Run is a 5k run over cross country terrain. Along the way there are over 18 obstacles to overcome and maneuver and lots and lots of mud!!! But don't forget the kids...register them for the Little Heroes Mud Run, a series of fun, muddy obstacles just their size. The Heroes Mud Run proudly supports our local Heroes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Heart of a Marine Foundation. For more information and to register, please visit www.theheroesmudrun.com. Sponsorship opportunities are available, please click here for the sponsorship form. Have a question about the event? Send an email to info@theheroesmudrun.com.

June 14, 2014

    Come join the Du Page County Marine Corps League at their Summer Bash Pig Roast and Rider Raffle on June 14th. Kick off the summer with live music, food, & fun at Heritage Harley Davidson in Lisle from 10AM-3PM. $20 per motorcycle, $10 per passenger. All proceeds benefit Toys for Tots. Please visit the website www.summerbash.myinstapage.com for more information and to purchase your tickets. Click here for the downloadable flyer.

June 19, 2014

  • Chicago Marine For Life Networking Luncheon - Gibson's Steakhouse, 1028 N. Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Networking and lunch from 12:00pm - 1:30pm. Cost is $30.00 per person (Active Duty Transitioning Marines are Free). For more information or to reserve your seat, please contact any of the Chicago Marine for Life Team; Major Matt Tune - chicago2@gomarineforlife.net or chicagoM4L@gmail.com or visit www.m4l.usmc.mil

June 20-21, 2014

July 4, 2014

  • On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the "land of the free and the home of the brave" so they can begin their American Dream. HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!!!

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

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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