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
APRIL     
     
  Back the Blue Gala Formal EventDoubleTree Hotel • Mt. Vernon, Illinois • 5:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.  •    $70 per Ticket - No Tickets Sold at the Door • Social Hour 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. - Cash Bar • Recognition of Retirees and Officers at 6 P.M. • Dinner at 7 P.M. • Dancing and Raffles from 8 P.M. - 11 P.M. • Tickets Available at the Mt. Vernon Police Department or the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
     
  13  7th Annual Kyle Deatherage Memorial 5K and Kids Fun RunTri-Township Park • Troy, Illinois • $25.00 5K Entry Fee Prior to April 1st $30.00 after April 1st • $15.00 Kids Fun Run Entry Fee Prior to April 1st $20.00 after April 1st • Register Prior to April 1st to guarantee a short sleeve T-Shirt • Water and Snacks provided post-race • Race Day Registration Available • 5K Race Starts at 9:00 A.M. Kids Fun Run Starts at 10:30 A.M. • Online Registration Available! • All Proceeds Benefit the Trooper Kyle Deatherage Memorial 
     
  19  Good Friday • State Lodge Office Closed 
     
  26  Quad Cities Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation Dinner • Hosted by: Quad Cities Law Enforcement Officers Memorial • Stoney Creek Hotel • 101 18th Street • Moline, Illinois • 6:00 P.M. • Bring your family and friends for a night of fun • Dinner will be served at 6:30 P.M. • Silent Auction and Raffle will be held • The Dani Lynn Howe Band will play after dinner • Tickets are $20 before April 23rd and $25 after April 23rd • Dance only tickets are $10 
     
MAY     
     
  Troopers Lodge #41 Memorial Party • Knights Action Park • Springfield, Illinois • 5:00 P.M. - Midnight • Souvenir Cup $5 • Music • Food Available for Purchase • Special Appearance By: Pipes and Drums of the Emerald Society, Chicago Police Department 
     
  Quad Cities Law Enfrocement Officers Memorial: Police Memorial Service • North Ridge Community Church • 1700 Blackhawk Trail Road • Eldridge, Iowa • 2:00 P.M. • Pay tribute to the 46 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty and support the families and officers left behind 
     
  ILFOP Lodge #94  • 3rd Annual Jodi O'Brien Scholarship Fund Bake Sale •  Will County Courthouse 1st Floor • 14 W. Jefferson Street • Joliet, Illinois • 8:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. 
     
  24  ILFOP Foundation and the ILFOP State Lodge Epic Raffle Tickets • The Rolling Stones • Soldier Field - Chicago, Illinois • 7:30 P.M. • 2 Raffle tickets will be drawn • Each ticket winner will receive 2 tickets plus a nights stay at Chicago Hotel • $10 per raffle ticket or get 3 tickets for $20 • Contact Debbie Lewallen 847-553-6889 or Jeff McBrayer 708-259-6083 to get your tickets today! • Winning Tickets will be pulled on May 24th!
     
  27  Memorial Day • State Lodge Office Closed 
     
JUNE     
     
  Calumet City Lodge #11st Annual Cigar Social • Club Temulac • 6:00 - 10:00 P.M. • $30 Per Person • Ticket Includes: Cigar, 2 Beers, and Dinner • Contact Jose Rivas for Tickets at 219-902-4259 or Jeff Newberg at 708-774-0719  
     
  7th Annual River Grove FOP 5k Race • River Park Moose Lodge • 8601 W. Fullerton Avenue • River Grove, Illinois 60171 • Race Starts at 8:30 A.M. • Registration Online Closes on June 6th • Race Day Registration will be from 6:30 A.M. - 7:30 A.M. Cash Only • Chip timed 5k Race • $30.00 entry fee comes with a goodie bag and tech T-shirt • Indoor Post Race Party with music, food, and awards • All of the money raised will be given back to the community through schools, Little Leagues, and other charitable organizations • Sponsorship's Available 708-453-2123
     
  14  Poker Tournament • Hosted by the ILFOP Lake County Lodge #66 and ILFOP State Auxiliary • Hilton Garden Inn • 26225 Riverwoods Blvd. • Lakeforest, Illinois • 2:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M. • Proceeds to Benefit: Toys for Tots, Special Olympics, and Easter Seals • For More Information Contact: FOP66.ORG or ChicagoCharitableGames.com 
     
  25  ILFOP Foundation and the ILFOP State Lodge Epic Raffle Tickets • The Rolling Stones • Soldier Field - Chicago, Illinois • 7:30 P.M. • 2 Raffle Tickets will be drawn • Each ticket winner will each receive 2 tickets plus a nights stay at Chicago Hotel • $10 per raffle ticket or get 3 tickets for $20 • Contact Debbie Lewallen 847-553-6889 or Jeff McBrayer 708-259-6083 to get your tickets today! • Winning Tickets will be pulled May 24th!
     
  26  State Lodge Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:00 A.M. 
     
  29  Law Enforcement Day at the Park • White Sox vs. Twins • 3:12 P.M.  
     
JULY     
     
  Independence Day • State Lodge Office Closed 
     
AUGUST     
     
  11-15  64th NFOP Conference • New Orleans, Louisiana 
     
  22  Chicago White Sox Police and Fire Night • White Sox vs. Rangers • 7:10 P.M.  
     
SEPTEMBER     
     
  Labor Day • State Lodge Office Closed 
     
  13  Poker Tournament • Hosted by the ILFOP Lake County Lodge #66 and ILFOP State Auxiliary • Hilton Garden Inn • 26225 Riverwoods Blvd. • Lakeforest, Illinois • 2:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M. • Proceeds to Benefit: Toys For Tots, Special Olympics, and Easter Seals • For More Information Contact: FOP66.ORG or ChicagoCharitableGames.com
     
  26  State Lodge Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:00 A.M.  
     
OCTOBER     
     
  14  Columbus Day • State Lodge Office Closed 
     
  24  State Lodge Executive Board Meeting at 10:00 A.M. 
     
NOVEMBER     
     
  Poker Tournament • Hosted by the ILFOP Lake County Lodge #66 and ILFOP State Auxiliary • Hilton Garden Inn • 26225 Riverwoods Blvd. • Lakeforest, Illinois • 2:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M. • Proceeds to Benefit: Toys for Tots, Special Olympics, and Easter Seals • For More Information Contact: FOP66.ORG or ChicagoCharitableGames.com 
     
  11  Veterans Day • State Lodge Office Closed 
     
  28-29  Thanksgiving • State Lodge Office Closed 
     
DECEMBER     
     
  12  State Lodge Board of Trustees Meeting at 10:00 A.M.  
     
  24-25  Christmas • State Lodge Office Closed 
     
  31  New Year's Eve • State Lodge Office Closed