UPCOMING EVENTS

*  August 22, Cougars Game Fundraiser and Presenting the Colors, 5pm meet time

*  August 24, VA Benefit Day, 9:30am - 2pm

*  August 24 - 28, American Legion National Convention, Minneapolis, MN

*  September 3, Labor Day Steak Fry, 2pm - 5pm

*  September 9, Sunday Breakfast, 9am - Noon

*  September 10, Monday Night Football, (Bring a dish to share)

*  September 11, Patriot Day Ceremony, 9am

*  September 11, Regular Post Meeting, 7pm

*  September 12,  Spaghetti Night, 5pm - 7pm

*  September 15, SEPTEMBERFEST, 6pm Cocktails, 7pm Dinner, 8pm Raffle

 About: 

We are the largest Veteran's organization of Veterans helping Veterans. Begun in 1919, and still serving our Veterans and their families today.  

General Information  

You are eligible to become a member of the American Legion, and we would like you to join us here at Elgin Post 57 if you meet the following requirements as established by The United States Congress:  

* Honorable Discharge from the United States Military (all branches of service including Merchant Marines who served during WW2)-  

* Provide us with a copy of your DD214 (if you cannot provide one, we can help you to secure a copy of yours)-  

The dates of eligibility are:  

WW1 (4/6/17 - 11/11/18)  
WW2 (12/7/41 - 12/31/46)  
Korea (6/25/50 - 1/31/55)  
Viet Nam (2/28/61 - 5/7/75)  
Grenada/Lebanon (8/24/82 - 7/31/84)  
Panama (12/20/89 - 1/31/90)  
Persian Gulf War (8/20/90 until cessation)  

We look forward to you joining us here as a member of the American Legion Elgin Post 57, or as a member of the American Legion (Women's) Auxiliary Unit 57, or the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 57!

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Post 57 Elgin

Welcome to American Legion Elgin Post 57.  

820 N. Liberty Street

Elgin, IL  60120

 847-741-1684

POST HOURS:

10am - 9pm Monday - Thursday

10am - 10pm Friday - Saturday

10am - 7pm Sunday

CANTEEN MANAGER:

Office Phone:  (847)741-1669

Canteen Phone:  (847)741-1684

Kitchen Phone:  (847)741-8143

ADJUTANT OFFICE (ROY E. PARKER)

Office:  (847) 741-2358

Fax:  (847) 741-5273

Email:  alelginpost57@yahoo.com

*  LUNCH SERVED:

Tuesday - Friday 11:30am - 1:00pm

*  FAMILY BURGER & STEAK NIGHT with LIGHTNING
Thursdays:  5:30 - 7:30pm

*  FRIDAY FISH FRY & FRIED CHICKEN  
4:00 - 7:00pm

*  FRIDAY BINGO:

       Early Bird:  7pm

     Bingo:  7:30pm

*  SUNDAY BINGO:

      Early Bird:  1:30pm

      Bingo:  2:00pm

Hanover Township / American Legion Motorcycle Ride for Veterans, On our way to our first Stop!

Hanover Township / American Legion Motorcycle Ride for Veterans, On our way to our first Stop!

First stop of the Motorcycle Ride for Veterans, Motts Lounge, Burlington, Il

First stop of the Motorcycle Ride for Veterans, Motts Lounge, Burlington, Il

Motorcycle Ride for Veterans back at Post 57 for some good food and music by Southern Jack

Motorcycle Ride for Veterans back at Post 57 for some good food and music by Southern Jack

POST OFFICERS

Commander....................Craig A. Essick
Sr. Vice Commander.......Gordon Steinway
Co-Jr. Vice Commander's.......James Cook / David Johnson
Sat-At-Arms.....................Em Ramangkoun
Finance Officer...............Tricia L. Dieringer
Service Officer................Donald J. Sleeman
Adjutant......................... Roy E. Parker
Chaplain..........................Richard C. Hamilton
Historian..........................Earl Donoho 

Executive Committee.....Robert Balsamo, Norman Bellows, Daniel Kaszuba,
                                              Daniel Symonds, Donald Sleeman, Eugene Wilkening                        



ADJUTANT OFFICE: ROY PARKER
alelginpost57@yahoo.com
(847) 741-2358  FAX (847) 741-5273


 

VETERANS ASSISTANCE

We can offer some Veteran's Assistance via our Forms page. Click here to visit this page. 

For more information about the American Legion in Illinois, please visit the American Legion Department of Illinois here.

For more information about the American Legion, links to veteran's services and programs, please visit the American Legion website here.