Marine Corps Birthday Celebrations

Local Marine Corps Units and Marine Corps League Detachment Birthday Ball information will be posted on this site by date and location as it is received.  Please keep checking back.

Customs and Tradition of the Marine Corps Birthday Celebration
(From the United States Marine Corps History Division)

Information will be added as received

11/10/2017 - The Fox Valley Marine Detachment #1233 will be holding their celebration of the Marine Corps's 242nd birthday at the Riverview Banquet facility, 1117 N. Washington Ave (Rt 25) in Batavia, IL.  Attire will be Red Blazer, Black and White Uniform or Suit. Appetizers and cash bar at 1730 with welcome ceremony, buffet dinner and program to follow. Members of the detachment and 1 guest - no charge, non-members and/or additional guests - $30.00 per person.  Please contact Robert Brockmann at630 486-3140 for more information and reservations.

11/10/2017 - Chicago Marine Foundation Downtown Event

11/10/2017 - MACG 48 Crown Plaza Rosemont

11/10/2017 - THE Naperville Marines will be celebrating the 242nd Marine Corps Birthday at the Chicago Marriott Naperville, 1801 Naper Blvd, Naperville, IL.  Please click HERE for flyer and information web site.

11/10/2017 - The Gem City Detachment will be celebrating the 242nd Marine Corps Birthday with a dinner at the Golden Corral on Broadway in Quincy, IL from 1800 to 2000. Contact Glenn Meyers at 55mercdelivery@gmail.com

11/11/2017 - the Richard L. Pittman Detachment will be celebrating the 242nd Marine Corps Birthday at the Elks CLub in Savoy, IL.  The cost is $30.00 per person with cocktail hour starting at 1730, cake cutting at 1830 and dinner at 1900. Send all inquires to Bob Kappes - paymaster@cumarines.org or call 217-351-7095.

11/11/2017 - RS Chicago MidAmerica Chicago

11/11/2017 - The Rockford Detachment will be celebrating the 242nd Marine Corps Birthday at the Memorial Hall, 211 North Main St., Rockford. Festivities begin at 1800, price is $45.00 per person.  Please click HERE for flyer and contact information

11/18/2017 - 2nd Battalion/24th Marines will celebrate the 242th Marine Corps Birthday at the Congress Plaza Hotel beginning at 1800.  Please click HERE for Web page information of the event.







To contact The Illinois Marine:
The Illinois Marine
1005 Prairie St.
St. Charles, IL 60174
 
Phone:   630 564-1804
fax:        630 377-9638

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