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
JUNE    
     
  1-30  University of Illinois Police Organization • 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run Gun Raffle • Win a gun a day for the entire month of June! • Benefits Special Olympics of Illinois • Tickets are $60.00 each and you can win multiple times • The first 250 tickets sold will be put into an additional drawing to win a prize valued at $3,000 • Only 1,000 tickets will be sold • Tickets available at Atwood Armory or contact Beth Visel
     
  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 
     
   8-11 Illinois AMVETS are proud to present The Global War on Terror Wall of Remembrance • Crown Plaza Hotel • Springfield Illinois • Beginning at Noon on the 8th, until Noon on the 11th •Traveling Memorial for more than 10,570 fallen heroes • Volunteers Needed
     
  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 
     
  16  Troopers Lodge #41 Golf Classic • Cog Hill Golf & Country Club • 12294 Archer Avenue Lemont, Illinois • 8:00 A.M. Registration • 9:00 A.M. Shotgun Start • Dinner to follow at course • Golf Tickets for course #2 are $150.00 each or $600.00 per foursome • Golf Tickets for course #3 are $130.00 each or $520.00 per foursome • Dinner only $50.00 per person • All golf tickets include: green fees, cart, beverages, lunch at turn, dinner and a gift bag • Sponsorship opportunities available • For further information call: 800-252-5634
     
  22  State Lodge Board of Trustees Meeting • State Lodge • Springfield, Illinois • 10:00 A.M.
     
  23  Retirement Party for Lieutenant Phil Tenerelli • Bedford Park Police Department • Camelot Banquets • 8624 W. 95th Street Hickory Hills,Illinois • Tickets $40.00 each • Retiring after 39 years of police service • For Tickets see Chief Dan Godfrey or Officer Cris Woods • 708-458-3388
     
  24  Lake County Sheriff's Police FOP Lodge #66 • Annual Family Picnic • Greenbelt Forest Preserve Shelter #C • 1210 Green Bay Road North Chicago, Illinois • 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. • Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, games, raffles and more! 
     
  24  ADAMFEST • Rock Island County Mental Health Research Outdoor Benefit Concert • Rock Island County Fairgrounds • 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline, Illinois • 12:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. • Come enjoy good music and good food! • 50/50 Raffles • Over 100 items to be auctioned off!
     
  27  First Responders Ticket Discount • All 2017 Bandits Home Games • Rosemont, Illinois • Specially priced tickets • Contact Shannon Allen to order your tickets today! 
     
  30-8  Department of Defense Warrior Games • Every year the Warrior Games bring together post 9/11 wounded warriors across all services and from allied partner nations • Games aim to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation's wounded warriors • Athletes will compete in 8 individual and teams sports to include: archery, cycling, field, sitting volleyball, shooting, swimming, track and wheelchair basketball • Make an impact on the lives of wounded warriors, their families and caregivers • Sponsorship Packages are available
     
JULY     
     
  EIU Police FOP Lodge #777 2017 Raffle • Get your Tickets - Drawing will be held on July 1, 2017 • $10.00 a Ticket or 3 for $20.00 • Purchase Tickets through a FOP member of Lodge #777 or at the EIU Police Department • 7 Prizes to Win
     
  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 
     
  11  2017 Cops n' Bobbers • Sponsored by Illinois Law Enforcement Education Foundation and Illinois Secretary of State Police Lodge #95 • 28568 Pleasant Dale Road, Girard, Illinois • A fishing event aimed at providing youth with positve interaction with law enforcement • Get Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs or Violence • Calling all Officers, Deputies, Investigators, and Retirees Volunteers are Needed • To Volunteer Contact: Wally Horrighs or Robert Campbell • Fishing poles and bait are provided for the event 
     
  22  1st Annual Jacob Manning Schmitz Memorial Golf Outing • Gleneagles Country Club • Lemont, Illinois • 11:30 A.M. Shotgun Start • $150 Individual or $600 Foursome • Sponsorship opportunities are available • All proceeds will go to funding a scholarship in memory of Jacob Schmitz • Raffle Prizes and Auction Items • Register by July 14th or at 10:00 A.M. on the day of the event 
     
  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
     
  29  Collinsville Police Department 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk • All proceeds go to beneft the 22,000 athletes of Special Olympics Illinois • Race starts and finishes at Collinsville Police Department • Packet Pickup and Registration begins at 7:00 A.M. • Race starts at 8:30 A.M. • $25 if registered by July 14, 2017 with a guaranteed race t-shirt • $30 if registration received after July 14, 2017 • Three donut stops along the course where participants will have the opportunity to consume a donut! • Trophies and Awards for top finishers • Come support the Special Olympics of Illinois!
     
  29-30  38th Annual Illinois State Police Softball Tournament • Spartan Sports Park • Springfield, Illinois • The event will be raising money for the Illinois State Police Chaplaincy Program and to fund families of fallen troopers with travel expenses to the National Law Enforcement Memorial held annually in Washington D.C. • The Illinois State Police Softball Tournament Committee needs auction, raffle items, or cash donations to assist in raising money for the Chaplaincy Program and Fallen Troopers Fund 
     
  30  Fraternal Order of Police Lake County Lodge #66 and Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary Raffle • Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians • US Cellular Field • Chicago, Illinois • 1:10 P.M. • 1 Raffle Ticket $30.00 • Transportation, Food, and Beverages Included • 1st Prize: 4 Box Seats • 2nd Prize: $100.00 Cash • Drawing will be held July 1st, 2017 • All proceeds will benefit local charities • Get your Tickets Today!
     
  30  Law Enforcement Day at the Park • Chicago White Sox vs. Indians • 1:10 P.M. • Specially Priced Tickets • Benefits the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund • All orders must be recieved by Friday, July 21st • Order tickets online, email •  
     
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!
     
  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
     
  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 
     
  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 
     
  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
     
  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