The Genoa American Legion Post 337 and seven other veteran and/or veteran related organizations are coordinating together to host the 16th Annual Veterans Weekend on August 4, 5 & 6, 2023.
The Genoa American Legion is primarily hosting the Veterans Awareness Fair inside the Genoa Veterans Home, 311 South Washington Street in Genoa on Saturday, August 5, 2023 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
Any person or organization that wishes to have a booth at the Veterans Awareness Fair should contact American Legion Commander Ty Lynch at 311 S. Washington Street, Genoa, IL 60135, email email@example.com or 815-739-7169.
The proposed schedule for this is as follows:
(Friday, Saturday & Sunday) (All Weekend)(From Noon To Close)
Living History Military Encampment at the Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St., Genoa, Illinois 60135 (Re-enactor groups welcome but please RSVP for space availability)
Veterans Appreciation KICK Off starts Friday night at DeKalb AMVETS
AMVETS Post 90, 421 East Oak Street, DeKalb, Illinois 60115
(First year membership in AMVETS is FREE)
(Friday Night) (August 4, 2023) (Sponsor-DeKalb AMVETS Post 90) (815-901-3834)
Honoring all Veterans with a MEET and GREET Party
(Open at Noon, Food at 4:30pm and a Live Band (The Beaux 5:00pm-9:00pm)
Short Ceremony at 6:00pm
(Saturday) (August 5, 2023)(Sponsor-Sycamore ALR) (815-739-9760)(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Motorcycle/Motorcade Parade of Vehicles, Honoring Senior Veterans
Staging = TBD at Barbed Wire Harley-Davidson, 969 Peace Road, DeKalb, IL 60115, KSU = TBD,
going to senior living centers in DeKalb & Sycamore and ending at the Genoa Veterans Home.
(Saturday) (August 5, 2023) (From Noon to Close) (815-901-3834)
(Sponsors-Genoa American Legion, Sons of the American Legion, American Legion Riders,
American Legion Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Genoa Veterans Home)
Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington Street, Genoa, Illinois 60135
Pancake Breakfast from 7:30am to 10:00am. Luncheon menu from Noon to 2:00pm. Raffles, Gaming, and Drinks all day long. Veterans Awareness Fair from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, POW/MIA Remembrance Table Ceremony at 3:45pm, Spaghetti Dinner $8.00 RSVP Pre-paid and $10.00 pay at the door from 4:00pm to 5:30pm and two Live Bands. (Polly Says from 4:30 to 6:30pm) (Couch Coins from 7:00pm to 10pm) Food truck will arrive at 7:00pm.
(Sunday) (August 6, 2023) (Sponsor-Genoa American Legion Auxiliary) (815-901-3834)
Genoa Veterans Home, Veterans & Community Breakfast, 7:30am to 10:00am
Genoa Veterans Home, DeKalb County Sportsman’s Show, 7:30am to 1:00pm
Sponsor-Mick Stout (815-217-2266) (email@example.com)
As of 01-14-2023, all events and times are subject to change.
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