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Naperville American Legion Post #43

2017-18 Activities and Financial Support Given

(7/1/17 - 6/30/18)

  • Ongoing Presentations of Certificates for Korean War/Cold War Veterans

  • Monthly Visits to Hines VA Hospital

  • Monthly Saturday Morning Visits with Veterans at four Independent Living Centers

  • Donated $1,000 to Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans

  • Donated $1,500 to “Gifts for the Yanks”

  • Donated to “Operation Caramel Corn” thru Nuts and Sweets of Naperville

  • Solicited Poppy Donations of over $4,900 in Support of “Operation Comfort Warrior”

  • Contributed to the American Legion National Emergency Fund

  • Held 7 Dinner/Socials for Members, Spouses and Guests

  • Provided Volunteers and Funds to “DuPage Veterans Foundation” for Honor Flight Chicago

  • Attended Veterans’ Wakes, Rendering Them a Final Salute & Recognition of their Service

  • Presented Post #43 Citizens of the Year Awards

  • Contributed to School Districts 203 & 204 Programs

  • Our “Keeping Posted” Post newsletter has been a Department winner 6 of the last 7 years

  • Post 43 American Legion “Riders” Chapter now has over 50 members, who raise money for the American Legion Annual “Legacy Ride” from Nation HDQ to National Convention 

  • Sponsor Boy Scout Troop #106

  • Sent 7 Boys to Illinois Premier Boys State

  • Sent 18 Girls to Illini Girls State

  • Sponsored Little League Baseball Team

  • Held Speech Contest for Local Jr. High Students - Presented Monetary Awards

  • Provided 2-$5000 Scholarship Awards for High School Seniors

  • Held Oratorical Contest for High School Students - Presented Monetary Awards

  • Presented the American Legion School Award Medallion & Certificate to 50 Students

  • Participated in the Annual American Legion Lincoln Pilgrimage in Springfield, IL

  • Supported the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund

  • Supported the VFW Children’s Home

  • Co-Sponsored Naperville Memorial Day Activities and Parade

  • Participated in all Naperville Patriotic Celebrations and Memorial Events, including members inclusion in numerous school programs during Veterans Day week

  • Decorated approximately 2500 Veterans Gravesites in Naperville & surrounding Cemeteries for Memorial Day

  • Post members are active in District, Division, and Department Commissions and Committees

Naperville American Legion Post 43

Mailing Address:    P.O. Box 4, Naperville, Illinois  60566

Email:    americanlegionPost43@naperlegion.org


Larger membership meetings and Dinner/Socials held at: 
   Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873, 
908 W  Jackson,  Naperville, IL  60540

Meetings of Trustees, Executive Committee, other committees, Boy Scouts, and the Oratorical Contest are held at the Post Home at 10 W. Chicago Ave., Naperville, IL 60540