Calendar of Events


April 18 - 1st Division Winter Ball

April 24 -  Franklin Park Post #974 will be remembering the Offical End to the Vietnam War.  The event will start at 11:00 AM at the post which is located at 9757 W Pacific Ave, Franklin Park, IL  [Read More]

May 15 - Armed Forces Day Dinner,- This year's Dinner will be hosted by the Second Division.   National Commander Jamew W. “Bill” Oxford will be the keynote speaker.  The dinner will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 1250 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Elllyn, IL[more information and reservation form] 

May 15 - First Division's SAL is having a Roller Skating Party from 5PM - 8PM. $25 for adults - $10 under 21. Includes Skate Rental, DJ, Food, Pop, Beer& Wine. [See Flyer]

Jun 5 - Mini Convention at Evergreen Park Post #854, 9701 S Kedzie Ave, Evergreen Park, IL 60805 Coffee at 8am with the meeting starting at 9am sharp

Jun 12 - Night at the Museum - Italian American Veterans Museum, 3rd Floor 3800 Division Sr. Stone Park. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages, Documentary, ,speaker and Book Signing, Attire: Business Causal.

Jul 14-17 - Department of Illinois Convention - Springfield Illinois. !st Division housing at President Abraham Lincoln Hotel. (a Doubletree by Hilton) [Housing Form]

Aug 1 -  1st Division SAL is hosting a White Sox vs Cleavland Indians outing.   The Two-Hour Patio Party -All-You-Can-Eat Buffet is still being evaluated by the White Sox and might be added later for an additional fee – information will be updated.  Free door prizes – Seats are in the “Goose Island” Section Please RSVP by July 23rd Cash payment or checks payable to Sons of the American Legion [Read More] 

Aug 27-Sep 2 -National Convention Phoenix Az. , Illinois housing at Hyatt hotel, 122 North Second St, Phoenix AZ.

Aug 8 - Picnic at Cantigny Military Museum, Family event, Details: Forthcoming.