Military Appreciation Night With The Kane County Cougars

Thursday, July 2, 2015 is Military Appreciation Night with the Kane County Cougars, 6:30pm game time.

All active duty and retired military personnel receive complimentary tickets for themselves as well as immediate family members. The first 1,500 fans receive a camo cap, courtesy of Miller Lite! It’s also Thirsty Thursday at the ballpark, where select beers and sodas are only $1.

The Cougars will finish the evening with a patriotic-themed fireworks show. 

National Doughnut Day – A Thank You To The Salvation Army

National Doughnut Day created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the men and women who served the donuts to the soldiers of World War I. The day was started by the Chicago Salvation Army as a fundraiser to help the needy during the Great Depression.

A couple of other notable history items for June 5th.

    • 1944 Allied Airborne Troops head to Normandy just before midnight
    • 2004 Ronald Reagan (b. 1911) dies after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s
  • Thank you Giving Dupage Human Race Supporters

    Yesterday we had the privilege of attending the Giving Dupage Human Race Check Presentation Breakfast at Cantigny. The Dupage Veterans Foundation was one of 67 non-profit organizations to receive a check from donations received by Giving Dupage.

    We would like to thank all of our supporters for your support and participation in the 2015 Dupage Human Race. We look forward to seeing you at next year’s Dupage Human Race event.

    View the Dupage Human Race website

    For more information on Giving Dupage follow this link.

    Honor Flight #63 – Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Honor Flight Chicago

    Honor Flight Chicago

    Honor Flight Chicago will send Honor Flight #63 to Washington DC on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. An early morning departure from Midway Airport begins a day of remembrance and reminiscing for these veterans who have waited over sixty years to see their World War II Memorial. In addition to seeing the long awaited World War II Memorial, we plan to show these deserving veterans the Lincoln, Korean, and Vietnam Memorial and, as time permits, the Air & Space Museum. Read more… 


    Thank You For Your Support

    Proud_Eagle_American_Flag_ThankYou-01  Thank you to all of you that joined us for our fundraiser on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Thank you to all of our service men and women for your service to our great country. Thank you to all of the volunteers that helped to make our event possible, and thank you to all of those that came out to honor our heroes of World War II and the Korean War.

    Roll Call – World War II & Korean War Vets

    Honor Flight Fundraiser 2014-061-TiAll World War II and Korean War veterans that will be attending our Honor Flight fundraiser. Free admission to all World War II and Korean War veterans.

    Click Events, then Roll Call to enter your information so that you may be recognized during the Dupage Veterans Foundation Fundraiser to support Honor Flight Chicago.

    Photo courtesy of James Hock Photography

    Join Our Earth Day Cause – Send Groups Of WWII & Korean War Veterans on an Honor Flight

    How can you help?

    Purchase tickets or donate to the Dupage Veterans Foundation Honor Flight Fundraiser, Saturday, May 2, 2015 11am-3pm, Dupage Airport, West Chicago, IL. Purchase Tickets at

    Tickets are just $30 for adults, $20 for children. Purchase Tickets at

    How does this help our Earth? Our goal is to send groups of WWII & Korean War veterans to see the Memorials dedicated to our veterans. To let them know we are thankful for their sacrifices that have kept the United States a Free, Democratic Nation. It reminds us of who we are, what we stand for, and what we can accomplish when we work together.

    Veterans Resource Fair

    Save The Date –  Saturday, March 28, 2015 9am – Noon

    Wayne and Winfield Townships are hosting a Veterans Resource Fair

    Where: Wayne Township Office, 27W031 North Ave, West Chicago, IL

    Additional information will be available at or by calling 630.231.3591


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