Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

 

For additions to the event calendar, local lodges should send detailed event information to Nancy Wooden Administrative Assistant .

Please make sure to have plenty of copies of the consent and release form available at all events so that we can use pictures containing non-FOP members on social media..

 

 

 


Events Calendar


 Month
Date  Event

AUGUST    
     
  5 1st Annual Blue Line Ball • Hosted by Macomb Fraternal Order of Police #189 • 5:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. • Portion of proceeds benefits Illinois C.O.P.S • WIU Grand Ballroom • 1 University Circle Macomb, IL 61455 • $50.00 per seat, $400.00 per table of 8 • Suggested Formal Attire • Featured Speaker - Chief Ed Delmore • Spirits, Dinner, Dancing, Auction • Come join us to support a great cause!
     
  3rd Annual End of Watch Benefit Car Show • Bethel Church • Lansing, Illinois • 10: A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Rain or Shine • Honoring fallen officers and K9's • All police vehicles FREE ENTRY • 100% of the funds raised will help the family members that fallen officer's left behind • They will never be forgotten • Additional Information contact Barb or 708-906-9864
     
  Bat for the Blue • Softball Tournament to benefit Detective Chris Warren • Hosted by Madison County Democrats • Knight of Columbus Hall • 12454 State Rt. 143 • Highland, Illinois • Fields open at 9:00 A.M. • First Games begin at 10:00 A.M. • $500.00 Entry Fee Per Team • Maximum of 20 Teams • Registration Due by July 22, 2017 • $10.00 Non-Player Entry Fee • Free Beer and Soda, Food for Purchase, and Silent Auction • Sponsorship Opportunities are Available and Items for the Silent Auction are Needed
     
  3rd Annual EOW Benefit Car Show • Bethel Church • Glenwood Lansing Road • Lansing, Illinois • 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. • FREE Event Honoring Fallen Police Officers
     
  10  DuPage County Sheriff's FOP #109 • Kane County Cougars Family OutingKane County Cougars vs. Wisconsin Timber Rattlers • Game Starts at 6:30 P.M. • Tickets are $10.00 each • Post game fireworks • Food and Drinks available for purchase • Bring chairs and blankets • RSVP by August 1, 2017 • Contact Bob Putnam for Tickets at 630-417-2765
     
  10  Stand Up For Blue Law Enforcement Appreciation Night • Presented by AMVETS • Southern Illinois Miners Stadium • 1000 Miners Drive • Marion, Illinois 62959 • Southern Illinois Miners vs. Normal Cornbelters • Tickets $5.00 • $1.00 Beer, Soda, Popcorn • Half of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the James Brockmeyer Memorial Fund • For Tickets Call 618-998-8499
     
  10  Chicago White Sox Police and Fire Night • Sox vs. Astros • Game starts at 7:10 P.M. • Specially Priced Tickets to all Police Officers, Firefighters and Families • Come enjoy a great game!
     
  12  Park Forest American Legion Inaugural First Responders Street Dance • 1631 S. Western Avenue • Chicago Heights, Illinois • Honoring Timothy Jones, 24 year old Park Forest Police Officer who survived a shootout and underwent emergency surgery for a gunshot wound to the head • All proceeds will aid in the continued rehabilitation and recovery of Park Forest Police Officer Timothy Jones • Music, Food, Fellowship, Dancing, Raffles, and Comraderie 
     
  18  Charitable Card GameILFOP Lake County Lodge #66 and ILFOP Auxiliary • Gurnee Holiday Inn • 6161 Grand Avenue • Gurnee, Illinois • 2:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M. • Proceeds benefit Toys For Tots, Special Olympics, Easter Seals • For More Information Click Here
     
  19  Pig Roast Benefit • Hosted by Calumet City Police FOP Lodge #1 and The Renegade Pigs Chicago Blues Brothers Chapter • JJ Kelley's Bar and Restaurant • 2455 Bernice Road Lansing, Illinois • 5:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. • $10.00 a ticket in advance or $20.00 at the door • Raffles, Live Music, Food, and 2 draft beers per ticket • Proceeds will benefit Officer Mitch Growe who is battling cancer • For Tickets and Donations contact: Kevin Rapacz 708-691-4409 or Mike Serrano 708-271-3845
     
  22  FOP Chicago Lodge #7 Annual Golf OutingCog Hill Golf & Country Club • 12294 Archer Avenue • Lemont, Illinois • In Memorium Thomas J. Skelly • Golf Courses 1&3 • $600/Foursome • Sponsorship Opportunities Available • Contact Brita for registration or 312-733-7776
     
  27-31  NATIONAL FOP CONFERENCE - NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
     
 SEPTEMBER    
     
  4  Labor Day - State Lodge Office Closed
     
  O'Fallon Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #198 • 24th Annual Golf Tournament • Clinton Hill Golf Course • Seeking Donations 
     
  Niles FOP Lodge #138 • 1st Annual Guns and Goodies Raffle Fundraiser • Proceeds Benefit Lodge's #138 General Fund • Prizes Include: Custom AR-15 Build, Ruger LCP .380 Glock Pistol, Ruger 10/22, Go-Bags, Tactical Swag and More! • Only 400 Tickets Sold • Tickets $25.00 each • Winner must have valid FOID card to claim gun prizes • Contact Detective Tony Scipione 847-514-8935
     
  13  24th Annual Jacksonville Golf Outing • Hosted by Jacksonville Lodge #124 •  Links Golf Course • Nichols Park • Jacksonville, Illinois • 11:00 - 12:00 P.M. Check-In • 12:00 P.M. Shotgun Start • $300.00 Per Team (4 Per Team) • 4 Person Scramble • Includes golfer fee, cart, 6 beverage tickets, t-shirt, dinner, prizes, hospitality suite, hamburgers and hot dogs on the course • Social Packages $35.00 includes everything except golf • Hotel Reservations can be made at Hampton Inn by Hilton • You must call 217-291-0415 and mention FOP when making reservations to get the $60.00 rate • Payment and Registration is due by September 6, 2017 • For questions contact Jerry Lieb
     
  14  ILFOP Labor Council Bargaining Unit Leadership - New Steward Training • Jacksonville Police Training Facility • 940 Hoagland Road • Jacksonville, Illinois 62650 • 9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. • Class size is limited to first 40 participants • Lunch is provided • Register today with Chris Flynn  or call 217-698-9433
     
  22 State Board of Trustees Meeting • State Lodge • Springfield, Illinois • 10:00 A.M.
     
  30  Fraternal Order of Police Lake County Lodge #66 and Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary Raffle • Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds • Wrigley Field • Chicago, Illinois • 3:00 P.M. • 1 Raffle Ticket $30.00 • Transportation, Food, and Beverages Included • 1st Prize: 4 Infield Seats • 2nd Prize: 2 Infield Seats • Drawing will be held September 1st, 2017 • Portions of Proceeds will benefit local charities • Get your Tickets Today!
     
 OCTOBER    
     
  Columbus Day - State Lodge Office Closed
     
NOVEMBER    
     
  9 State Executive Board Meeting • State Lodge • Springfield, Illinois • 10:00 A.M.
     
  10 Veterans Day - State Lodge Office Closed
     
  23-24 Thanksgiving - State Lodge Office Closed
     
DECEMBER    
     
  15  State Board of Trustees Meeting • 10:00 A.M.
     
  25 Christmas Day - State Lodge Office Closed