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2017 EVENTS

We are currently taking applications for $1000.00 scholarships. Deadline is September 15, 2017. See criteria below:

America’s Gold Star Families Scholarship Guidelines

Eligibility: America’s Gold Star Families will be awarding $1000 scholarships to Illinois family members who lost a loved one  in service to our country. Please provide the following information. Each is a non-renewable scholarship to be used at a college or university, a junior college, trade or vocational school.

  • Provide your name, address, phone number, email address
  • State name of fallen and your relationship
  • Maintain C+ average and show proof of grades
  • Show proof of acceptance to College, University or Trade School
  • A paragraph stating what you did in school and where you see yourself in the future
  • The check will be made out to the college, university or trade school with student’s name on Memo Line
  • Scholarship deadline is September 15, 2017
  • Are you available to accept scholarship in person at Oct. 7 Commemoration?

Submit information to info@americasgoldstarfamilies.org.

For questions call 309-231-5090.

JULY 1 5K RUN/1 MILE WALK FOR FALLEN HEROES

To register copy and paste this link

https://register.chronotrack.com/r/28093

JULY 3 

July 3rd we are giving away 300 of these T-shirts and an extra for $10.00. All proceeds will go to America’s Gold Star Families. Emo’s will also be donating part of that days proceeds. Uftring Ford will park their best Muscle car on our front walk along with dozens of American flags.

Contact: Mike Hallar 309-686-0026 ACA Owner