126th Illinois State Convention

May 17 - 19
Hyatt Regency Schaumburg

Pre-Convention Golf Outing

Thursday May 16 - 11:00 am
Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club- Hoffman Estates

Dinner after included in price or may purchase separately.

Proceeds benefit Vocations Fund

Worthy Grand Knights and Financial Secretaries,


Thank you to all of you who have already submitted your nominations for the Blessed McGivney, Knight of the Year, Family of the Year, Program of the Year, and Illinois in Action awards.  Denny and I have received many great nominations and we know there are other strong nominations of deserving brother knights yet to be submitted.  We are resending this email as a reminder.  This is a great way to honor and recognize the achievements of members of your council.


Please take a few minutes to meet with your council leadership and complete the forms for the following five awards and email them to me at stewartmattson@comcast.net and copy Denny Shook, State Executive Secretary: denny@illinoisknights.orgDue date is March 31st for all awards.  


To access the form just click on the "click here" link at the end of the award description.  Attached is the form IL SP7 for the Illinois in Action award.  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to email or call me, Stewart Mattson, at (630)-207-5927 or stewartmattson@comcast.net.


Please note that councils must be safe environment compliant AND +1 on membership to be eligible for the awards listed above.


Thank you for taking the time to complete these nominations!