Rauner enacts legislation to streamline services for veterans

Eases ID card and license plate process, supports homeless veterans, dedicates GI Bill of Rights Day, and more information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 13, 2018) — Governor Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that streamlines veteran identification services and makes it easier for homeless veterans to access needed medical benefits. … Read more

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs honors Purple Heart recipients

Purple Heart

Capitol Grounds lit in purple information provided by the ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 10, 2018) — On Tuesday, the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) honored approximately 5,000 Illinois heroes who have received a Purple Heart for their service to the country. “Our Purple Heart recipients are true heroes whose courage … Read more

Elite horses and riders compete for top prizes in Crete

August 15–19 at Balmoral Park by Melanie Jongsma CRETE, Ill. (August 10, 2018) – HITS Chicago-Balmoral Park will host the Showplace End of Summer II equestrian competition August 15–19. The five-star Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) event will involve equestrians from near and far in an extensive hunter/jumper competition. This is the second week of competition, … Read more

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