Who: Chicago and Lake Michigan Post members, and any other regional or national SAME members who would like to join! Major General Semonite, deputy commander for the US Army Corps of Engineers, will be joining us as the guest speaker!
What: 1st Annual Scholarship and Warrior Banquet! Enjoy SAME camaraderie, hear from senior leaders in USACE, NAVFAC, and SAME national, have a great dinner in a resort, and dance the night away!!!!
Where: Lincolnshire Marriott Resort just north of Chicago’s O’Hare airport right off of Interstate 294….just go to the hotel link on our website if you would like to reserve a room at a low rate of $109 for the night!
When: Veteran’s Day Weekend… Saturday the 9th of November with cocktail hour starting at 6pm, dinner and program from 7-9pm, and social/dancing from 9-11pm.
Why: Why not! Great opportunity to mix program reviews with a bit of fun while at the same time focusing on recognition of the 2012/2013 Academic Scholarship program, and how we have supported the Wounded Warrior Project and Fisher House locally in Chicago…..more importantly, this event has a goal of helping us to expand academic scholarship/STEM offerings and support to our local warriors for the 2014 SAME program. As you go through the registration process, you will have an opportunity to customize any donations beyond your sponsorship or individual tickets towards either of these 2014 programs! The funds raised if you buy a sponsorship will be split equally between the 2014 scholarship and warrior programs.