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eagle image Maple Park Illinois Post 312 was chartered in 1926. We are over 100 members strong with a keen sense of friendship and comradery.  Members are from all branches of the service and date back to World War II.  We invite all veterans to come visit our post during one of our monthly meetings held every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1900 hours.

Learn more about our Post and what we do here.

Maple Park American Legion Post 312
Maple Park Car Show PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 13 July 2014 08:24

Maple Park Car Show
Sponsored by Maple Park American Legion
Main Street Maple Park, Illinois

All WHEEL
Sunday, August 3 1 st
, 2014 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Featuring the Frantic Fueler at 1:45 pm - 250 MPH Front Engine
NITRO DRAGSTER.

8:00 a.m. - Noon Registration
Show Car Entry Pre-Registration Fee is $10.00 before August 31st
or $15.00 At Entrance

Spectators Free! Car Clubs Welcome
Dash Plaques • Participant Voting

American Legion Breakfast Buffet 7:00 - Noon
11 am Food and Beer Garden Opens
Awards & 50150 Raffle Drawing at 2:00 pm
(Proceeds to benefit the Maple Park Fun Fest)
Live Music Starts at 2:30 pm
For More Information & List of Other Events: www.mapleparkfunfest.com

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE

 
Your Membership is about to Expire PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:44

It's membership renewal time.  Please renew your American Legion membership.  Support your fellow veterans, troops, their families, youth and our nation.  Your annual dues help support programs in your community and across the nation. American Legion programs and services include: Troop Support, Child Welfare Foundation, Heroes to Hometowns, American Legion Baseball, Department Service Officers, Family Support Network, Flag Advocacy & Etiquette, Junior ROTC & ROTC, Operation Comfort Warriors, Scholarships, Veterans Job Fairs, and many others.

Thank You for ensuring that The American Legion remains the most powerful voice in American on behalf of veterans, service members, their families and communities across the nation.

Now is the time to become a Paid Up For Life Member (PUFL)  Get the $100 discount while you can. Visit http://www.legion.org/join/pufl

Renew Online:
YES, I'm ready to renew my membership>>

Sincerely,

Don Grillo
Commander, Maple Park Post 312

 
Memorial Day Ceremony PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 June 2014 14:50

commanderWhat an honor it was to participate in the Healing Field this past Memorial Day weekend.  It was a true tribute to our fallen comrades in arms.  The weekend started out late Thursday night and early Friday morning with a number of our members setting up nearly three thousand 3X5 American flags on the grounds of Kaneland High School.  It was a sight to behold.  All weekend, Rudy Keller of Kaneland H.S. and organizer of the Healing Field had planned events.  On Memorial Day our Post Honor Guard and Rifle Squad assisted with the service ending with a 21 gun salute.  Stacy Rapach, our bugler played taps with another bugler echoing in the rear to end the ceremony.  I want to send out thanks to all our members that participated and to Legion Post 630 of Elburn and Post 1271 of Sugar Grove for their help and participation.

 

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2014 - 2015 Post Officer Elections PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 May 2014 16:07

New Post 312 Officers for the 2014 - 2015 year have been elected.  We would like to thank the members who have stepped up again to take these positions.  As our Post struggles to bring in new active members we appreciate the dedication, time and effort that each one of these members put into this great organization.

 

Commander:    Don Grillo

Sr. Vice Commander:  Robert Neisendorf

Jr. Vice Commander:  Patrick Mundinger

Adjutant:  Toby Reynolds

Finance Officer: Thomas Dowd

Sergeant at Arms:  Kevin Kostochowski

Service Officer:  Stan Schumacher

Chaplain:  Thomas Dettman

 

Kane County Officer Election 2014 - 2015

Commander:  Don Grillo, Maple Park Post 312

Sr. Vice Commander: John Reece, Elburn Post 630

Jr. Vice Commander:  Troy King, Batavia Post 504

Adjutant: Dan Clark, Geneva Post 75

Finance Officer:  Norbert Lund, Elburn Post 630

Sergeant at Arms:  Kevin Kostuchowski, Maple Park Post 312
Visit the Kane County Council website for more info: www.kanecountycouncil.org

 

 
U.S. Veteran Statistics PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 08:25

Here is an interesting set of facts about our U.S. Veterans. 

 

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New VA Dental Benefit PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 12:46

VA LogoVA is implementing a comprehensive national VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP) to give enrolled Veterans and CHAMPVA beneficiaries the opportunity to purchase dental insurance through Delta Dental and MetLife at a reduced cost. Participation is voluntary. Purchasing a dental plan does not affect Veterans’ eligibility for VA dental services and treatment. VADIP opens November 15 for the purchasing of plans, with coverage beginning January 1, 2014.

 

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Hines VA Hospital Information PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 26 January 2014 12:53

Hines V A Hospital provides top quality care to Veterans. We have award winning physicians, and a work force that is incredibly committed to caring for Veterans. As the largest V A in the State, we are conveniently located 12 miles from downtown Chicago near Brookfield Zoo. VA also has 6 community based clinics throughout the surrounding counties to increase access to care where Veterans are located.  Read more here..

 
100 Club WINNERS! PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 January 2014 11:43

100 club

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR $100.00 WINNERS!


January Janie From Maple Park, IL.
February Janet from Sycamore, IL
March Kathy from Virgil, IL
April

Jim from Maple Park, IL

May

Janie Maple Park, IL

June

Teri  of Maple Park, IL

July

Barb of Maple Park, IL

 

Next Drawing - July (Fish Fry)

Last Updated on Monday, 21 July 2014 12:04
 
Membership Report PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 January 2014 00:00

Post 312  -  2014 Membership Report
The numbers below show our current Post membership for 2014.

 

ATTENTION: 2015 Dues will increase to $28.00 per year due to the Dept. of Illinois raising the per capita rate. 

Now is the time to become a PUFL (Paid Up For Life) member before the dues increase.  Go to the Legion website link below to get all the information. 

PUFL Information: http://www.legion.org/join/pufl
Renew Dues at this address: http://www.legion.org/renew/


2013 – 2014

Membership Report  As of  6/20/2014

Goal = 99

Last Years Total Members = 99

This Years Total Renewed = 98

New Members = 8

Percent of Goal = 98.99%

2910 Transfers  = 3

Net Change from last week = 2

View the current District Report

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 June 2014 11:41
 
IRS Requires Posts to obtain DD-214 of Members PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 13:21

November 4, 2013

All Members of Post 312

We have learned of an Internal Revenue Manual that sets a new standard for documenting our member’s dates of service and character of service. IRS auditors reportedly are starting to fine Legion posts around the country for not keeping records of veterans’ DD-214 or documents that show them eligible to be members. The penalty for not having the proof of eligibility is, apparently $1000.00 per day.

 

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Maple Park, Post 312
Kane County
11th District
2nd Division
Dept. of Illinois


Mailing Address:
American Legion Post 312
P.O Box 97
Maple Park, IL. 60151

Legion Hall: 815-827-3536
or
Commander: 630-584-5883


Physical Address:

203 Main St.
Maple Park, IL. 60151


Commander: Don Grillo
Adjutant: Toby Reynolds

Meetings: 2nd Tues. of month 7 pm

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