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
     
October    
     
  IPPFA - Improving Public Safety Retirement • Grand Geneva Resort • Lake Geneva, Wisconsin • 10:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. • $40 to attend Seminar • Improve your retirement experience! • Top experts will present and cover all financial aspects or your retirement!
     
  9-10  IPPFA - Saving Blue Lives • Naperville Police Department • 2 Day Seminar to assist law enforcement in expanding their knowledge of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder • No Cost to Attend • Register Now!
     
  10  Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet • Hosted By: Missouri & Illinois Railroad Police Association • For all active and retired law enforcement and personnel • AMVETS Hall • 1711 Kennedy Drive, Madison, Illinois • Doors Open at 6:00 P.M. • Dinner at 7:00 P.M. • Be entered into a special prize drawing by bringing a NEW unwrapped toy or gift for the 5th Annual MSHP Trooper James Bava Toy Drive 
     
  14  Columbus Day • ILFOP State Lodge Closed 
     
  24  Executive Board Meeting • ILFOP State Lodge • 10:00 A.M. 
     
  26  Woodford County ILFOP Lodge #2282nd Annual Back the Badge 5K Jail Break Run •  Woodford County Courthouse • 9:00 A.M. Start • $25.00 Registration Fee - goes up to $30.00 after September 27th • All funds raised will help the Woodford County FOP continue to provide monetary donations to organizations and events • Sponsorship's are Available!
     
November     
     
  ILFOP Lodge #66 Charitable Card Game • Hilton Garden Inn • 26225 Riverwoods Blvd. • Lakeforest, Illinois 60045 • 2:00 P.M. - 2:00 A.M. • Proceeds Benefit: Toys for Tots, Special Olympics, and EasterSeals
     
  1-30 Missouri & Illinois Railroad Police Association Gun-a-Day-Give-Away • Sponsored by Cedar Falls Tactical • 30 Various Firearms - one will be given away everyday in the month of November • All profits will be used to support local charities • Tickets are $30 each or 2 for $50 or 5 for $100 • Only 1000 tickets will be sold • Your ticket is valid for ALL 30 drawings and you MAY WIN MULTIPLE TIMES • For questions and to purchase tickets email: policechief@altonsouthern.com 
     
  6-7  IPPFA - Saving Blue Lives • Illinois Fire Services Institute in Champaign, Illinois • 2 Day Seminar to assist law enforcement in expanding their knowledge of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder • No Cost to Attend • Register Now! 
     
  Central Illinois Policeman's Ball • Hosted by Jacksonville Citizens Police Academy Alumni • Hamilton's Banquet Hall • 110 N. East Street, Jacksonville, Illinois • 6:00 P.M.• Tickets are $45.00 for Law Enforcement and $50.00 for Civilians • Dinner, Cash Bar, Raffles, and Silent Auction • Black Tie Optional • Guest Speaker Lieutenant Chris Tracy • For Tickets Call 217-370-0741 or 217-371-6670 
     
  Metro-East Policeman's Ball • Regency Conference Center • 400 Regency Park, O'Fallon, Illinois • 6:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. • Tickets must be purchased in advance: $100/Couple or $50/person • Tickets Include: Dinner and 3 hours of Open Bar • Tickets must be purchased by October 26, 2019 • Semi-Formal Dress • Special Room Rate at the Hilton Garden Inn: $129 which includes hot made to order breakfast for two • For Tickets Contact: Brian Gimpel - 618-979-1899, Melissa Cooper, or Jenna DeYong
     
  11  Veteran's Day • ILFOP State Lodge Closed 
     
  28-29  Thanksgiving Day • ILFOP State Lodge Closed 
     
December     
     
  12  Board of Trustees Meeting • ILFOP State Lodge • 10:00 A.M. 
     
  24-25  Christmas Day • ILFOP State Lodge Closed 
     
  31  New Years Eve • ILFOP State Lodge Closed 
     
January     
     
  New Years Day • ILFOP State Lodge Closed