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May 12, 2018
NALC Food Drive

Hosted by various Central Labor Councils throughout Illinois


On May 12 help the National Association of Letter Carrier's as they host their annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  Residents are asked to leave non-perishable food items at their mailbox on this day and the lettercarriers pick up, sort and deliver the food to local food pantries.  Central Labor Councils volunteer to help and manage the food drive.  Call your local United Way or Central Labor Council to get details on how you can help out by volunteering.  And make sure you leave food at your mailbox on May 12!



May 16-20, 2018
Regina Polk School

Hosted by University of Illinois Labor Education Program

Pere Marquette Lodge, Grafton, IL:  9 AM - 5 PM


Women's Leadership Conference will be held at the Pere Marquette Lodge in Grafton, Illinois with scholarships available.  Cost is $675.  Apply at or email 



May 17, 2018
Union Sportsmen Alliance Conservation Dinner

Hosted by Chicago & Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council, Illinois AFL-CIO and Chicago Federation of Labor

Abbey Farms, 2855 Hart Road, Aurora, IL:  6:00 - 9:00 PM


Join us for the 6th Annual USA Conservation Dinner.  Get together with friends and co-workers in solidarity as we celebrate the outdoors.  We combine funds raised at the event with the unique trade skills of union volunteers to complete projects in local communities that conserve wildlife habitat, improve access to the outdoors, restore America's parks and provide youth mentorship to help preserve North America's outdoor heritage, while showcasing the good works of America's labor unions.  Sponsor a table and win an American-made table prize - a Hentry Golden Boy .22 or a 40-qt. ORCA cooler - your choice!  Sponsorships available.  cost is $150 per person.  Raffles, prizes, live auction and much more.  Join us!  Click here for an invitation.



June 12, 2018
11th Annual Golf Outing

Hosted by Illinois AFL-CIO

The Rail Golf Course, Springfield, IL


Tuesday, June 12 - join us at The Rail Golf Course in Springfield for our 11th Annual Golf Outing.  1 PM Shotgun Start and 6 PM Dinner.  Cost is $250 per player.  Sponsorships are available at $3000, $2000 or a $300 hole sponsor.  Get your team today!  Click here for an invitation.



June 13, 2018
COPE Endorsements for General Elections

Hosted by Illinois AFL-CIO

Springfield, IL:  8 AM to Noon


COPE session will be held to determine endorsed candidates for the November 6, 2018 General election. 

This meeting is for delegates with credentials only.  For more information, contact Bill Looby, 217-492-2612.



September 20-21, 2018
43rd Illinois AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention

Hosted by Illinois AFL-CIO

Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont, IL


Details coming soon.



November 6, 2018
Election Day


Make sure you are a part of the Illinois General Election.  Vote, Volunteer, Make a difference!










































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