Commander's Notes


First Division Commander's Notice - Our National Commander will be in town the 19th, 20th, and 21st of May.  If any of your posts or districts are donating to Fisher House this year, the Commander and Myself will be at Fisher House on Thursday May 19th at 11:00am for a tour and to donate.   Hope to see you there.

 On another note - Commanders, It has come to my attention that a lot of the posts did not pick delegates for voting at the Mini-Convention. Along with your delegates you have to pay a $10.00 fee for them to vote. Send them in as soon as possible to your district finance officer. 

April is Children and Youth month. Coordinate children and youth activities and recognition with the posts Auxiliary unit. Obtain children and youth guide from department headquarters. Plan your election of new officers for next fiscal year, along with summer scouting activities and Boys State.

Upcoming events are as follows: April 6th is the next 1st Division meeting at Evergreen Park Post #854

The D.E.C. is April 9th at the Holiday Inn in Normal, IL

Armed Forces week, The National Commander will be in town and the First Division will have the honor to take him to Fischer House for a visit on the 19th of May. From there we will go to a local post for Dinner. On Friday a tour of Great Lake Naval Base and seeing a Graduation Ceremony.

On the 21st There will be a Dinner at the Wyndham Garden Schaumburg, 1725 Algonquin Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60173 ~We have reserved a block of rooms at $72.00 a night for this event. Social hour at 5pm and dinner at 6:00pm. Hotel phone # is 847-493-3347

This is for the 1st and 2nd Division. Lets all plan a good night out.

Until next month, God Bless and stay safe.


LEGIONAIRES, I would like to emphasize how important it is for you and your Delegates to come to the mini - convention at Evergreen Park post on June 4th.

There will be an Election. There are two members right now running for Jr. Vice Commander. It is up to you to decide which one is right for the upcoming year to lead us in the right direction. 8:00 am for coffee and 9:00 am sharp to start the meeting. 9701 S. KEDZIE, Evergreen Park, 





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