Elgin Post 57 continued its Queen of Hearts program on MONDAY, May 20th, 2019 at 8 PM. Mary Ann R. was the winner and selected Card # 25. That card was the 2 (two) of Hearts and Mary Ann won $50.00.


Next  Jackpot will be $1,910.00 and the drawing will take place on Monday, 06/03/2019 at 8 P.M. Tickets will be available at the Canteen during regular business hours and will be sold up to 15 minutes before the drawing. Net Ticket sales will be added to the remaining Jack Pot for the next weeks drawing. Ticket are 6 for $5.00 (sold in $5.00 lots only) and participants can purchase as many tickets as they want. Tickets need to be purchased (cash only) in person at the Post 57 Canteen and participants must be at least 18 years old to play. Participants do not have to be present to win. This program is open to the public

820 N. Liberty Street 
Elgin, IL 60120 

10am - 9pm Monday - Thursday 

10am - 10pm Friday - Saturday 

10am - 7pm Sunday 

This week's Jackpots are listed below:


*  Every Monday, QUEEN of HEARTS!!!!  Drawing at 8:00pm


*  Every Thursday, Family Burger & Steak Night - 5:30 - 7:30PM

with LIGHTNING (After 6pm),

*  Every Friday, Fish Fry, 4 - 7pm, BINGO, Early Bird - 7pm, BINGO - 7:30pm

*  Every Sunday, BINGO, Early Bird - 1:30pm, BINGO - 2pm

* April 30th, Awards Night, 7pm

*  May 5th, Country dance, 5:30 - 9:30pm 

*  May 8th, Spaghetti Dinner, 5 - 7pm

*  May 9, 10 & 11, Poppy Days, Locations still available, Sign up now!

*  May 12th, Mother's Day Buffet, 9am - Noon

*  May 14th, Regular Post Meeting, 7pm, (Nominations for Post Officers) 

*  May 24th, VA Benefit Day, 9:30am - 2pm (Click Here)

*  May 27th, Memorial Day:

         8:45am - Mount Hope Cemetery

         9:15am - Lakewood Memorial Park

         9:45am - Veteran's Memorial Park

         11:00am - Bluff City Cemetery

         Stew Luncheon at Post 57

*  May 28th, Post Everlasting, 7pm

Click for Complete Calendar:  May or June

After World War I, the poppy flourished in Europe. Scientists attributed the growth to soils 

in France and Belgium becoming enriched with lime from the rubble left by the war. From the 

dirt and mud grew a beautiful red poppy. The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed 

during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.” The poem 

was written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, M.D. while serving on the front lines. 

On September 27, 1920, the poppy became the official flower of The American Legion family 

to memorialize the soldiers who fought and died during the war. In 1924, the distribution of 

poppies became a national program of The American Legion. 

Please join us in distributing Poppies on May 9th, 10th and 11th.

All donations received will be used by The American Legion Family for their programs that support veterans, the military community and their families.

There is a sign-up sheet outside our Adjutant’s Office.

Craig Essick, commander of the American Legion Elgin Post 57, pins the World War II Victory Medal on veteran Eugene Termini during a ceremony Sunday. Termini, who lives at the Vines Senior Homes in Elgin, had been waiting for 73 years to receive the medals he earned for his service. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

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