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    
     
  12  Tom O'Connor Legal Defense Fundraiser • VFW Cantigny Post • 821 Horseshoe Drive Joliet, IL 60435 • 7:00 P.M. • Pizza, and Raffles • Donations accepted at the door • Help Tom Protect his Freedom • See any Joliet FOP board member to purchase tickets or to donate  
     
  14 Good Friday - State Lodge Office Closed
     
  15  Chicago Wolves Police and Fire Night • Download the form and get your tickets today!
     
MAY    
     
  3 Troopers Lodge 41 Memorial Party • Knights Action Park • Springfield, Illinois • Open to All Law Enforcement Officers
     
  4 Illinois Police Memorial • Springfield, Illinois
     
   5 Polish American Police Association of Chicago Illinois • 53rd Annual Awards Banquet and Celebration of Polish Constitution Day • 6:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. • White Eagle Banquets and Restaurants • 6839 N. Milwaukee Ave. Niles, Illinois • Dinner 7:00 P.M • Tickets $85.00
     
  11 State Executive Board Meeting • State Lodge • Springfield, Illinois • 10:00 A.M.
     
   13 Salute to the Blue Parade & Festival To Honor Law Enforcement • Downtown Joliet, Illinois • Parade starts at 1:00 P.M. From the Will County Office Building • After Party at Silver Cross Field at 2:30 P.M.• Food, Drinks, & Music until 5:00 P.M.• Participation in the parade is FREE • Come join the family friendly event and support Law Enforcement.
     
  15  National Police Memorial • Washington, D.C.
     
  29 Memorial Day - State Lodge Office Closed
     
JUNE    
     
  Sixth Annual Youth Assistance Program of McDonough County Golf Outing • In Memory of William "Bill" Kelso • Gold Hills Golf Course • 10980 E. 900th Road Colchester, IL 62326 • All proceeds will go to the McDonough County Youth Assistance Program Fund • The YAP program provides funding assistance for at-risk children who need financial support to participate in school related extra-curricular activities • Four person scramble • Shotgun start 9:00 A.M. • Registration & Breakfast 8:00 A.M. • $65.00 Per person/$260 Per team • Fee includes breakfast, lunch, golf and cart • Registration due by May 15th to Gold Hills Golf Course 
     
  11  River Grove FOP Lodge 59 5th Annual River Grove Police FOP 5k Run/Walk • 8:30 A.M. Start • Race begins and ends at River Park Moose Lodge • 8601 W. Fullerton Avenue, River Grove, IL 60171 • Online Registration Now Open • Chip timed race, awards, tech t-shirt, post race party with music and food • Money raised will be donated to the Shriners Hospital Special Bikes for Kids Program • Contact Sgt. Walter Wendel for additional information or questions 
     
  22  State Lodge Board of Trustees Meeting • State Lodge • Springfield, Illinois • 10:00 A.M.
     
JULY     
     
  4 Independence Day - State Lodge Office Closed
     
  7 UIC Police 3rd  Annual Golf Outing • Ruffled Feathers Golf Club • 1 Pete Dye Dr. Lemont, Illinois • Shotgun Start at 8:00 A.M. • $520 Foursome or $130 Individual •  Price includes 18 Holes of golf with Cart, Prizes and Food • Sponsorship Opportunities Available • Contacts for Registration Billy Honiotes and Braulio DeAnda 
     
   24 East Moline FOP Lodge #96 Golf Outing • Short Hills Country Club • 2500 11th St. East Moline Illinois • Shotgun Start at 8:00 A.M.• FREE Range from 7:00 A.M to 8:00 A.M.• Entry Fee: $85 per person, or $340 Foursome.• Price includes, Golf and Cart, Three Drink Tickets and Dinner •  Prizes: Long Drive, Closest to Pin and Longest Putt • Please Register By July 17, 2017. • Hole Sponsorship available
     
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!
     
  27-31  NATIONAL FOP CONFERENCE - NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
     
 SEPTEMBER    
     
  4  Labor Day - State Lodge Office Closed
     
  22 State Board of Trustees Meeting • State Lodge • Springfield, Illinois • 10:00 A.M.
     
 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