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NOW HEAR THIS
Hungry? How About A Steak?
The American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting a Steak Dinner at Post 690 at 6:00 pm on February 11th. Come join for some real beef. More details are at Steak Dinner.
Super Bowl Party
It's that time of year again. The American Legion Club Room will be sponsoring a Super Bowl Party on February 13th. Come see the big game and enjoy the fun.
It's Almost Fish Fry Time
The American Legion Family is planning for their annual Fish Fry. It will start on Friday, March 4th and happen every Friday through April 15th. More details are coming soon.
 
Order Free COVID-19 Test Kits
Be sure to order your free at home COVID-19 Test Kits from the United States Post Office. Just go to Free COVID-19 At-Home Tests and fill out the short order form. USPS will confirm your order and keep you updated on delivery.
Post 690 Cannon Brick Memorial Donations

The Post 690 Family is now offering the opportunity for members and the general public to purchase and donate engraved bricks to be a part of the platform for our recently renovated cannon. Time is running out to donate a brick. For more information about how you can become a part of this one time event and donate a brick with individualized engraving, go to Cannon Bricks. Only 500 bricks are planned, so don't delay and become a part of this Post 690 memorial.

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. This program is open to all veterans and non-veterans. For more information visit COVID-19 Funeral Assistance.

Illinois Attorney General Updates Veteran Benefits

The Illinois attorney general’s office has released an updated guide of benefits for Illinois veterans and their families.

The Benefits for Illinois Veterans guide was put together by the attorney general’s Military and Veterans Rights Bureau. It provides veterans and family members with information regarding help offered by state and federal law. Attorney General Kwame Raoul said in a statement. “This comprehensive veterans’ benefits guide will ensure Illinois veterans and their families know their eligibility and how to apply for federal, state and municipal benefits.”

Veteran Discounts

For a list of companies offering discounts and resources for veterans and active duty personnel go to VAantage Point.

 

 
ABOUT US

We are the Palatine, Illinois Post 690 of the American Legion, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary. Our family of chartered organizations work together in providing a fraternal group of veterans, sons of veterans and those closely related to veterans.

The American Legion
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The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.

Current  Legion Post 690 Officers

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The Sons of the American Legion
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Although Sons has its own membership, the organization is not a separate entity. Rather, the Sons of the American Legion (SAL) is a program of The American Legion. Many Legionnaires hold dual membership in the Sons of the American Legion.

Current SAL Post 690 Officers

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The American Legion Auxiliary
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Founded in 1919, The American Legion Auxiliary has nearly 1 million members from all walks of life. The Auxiliary administers hundreds of volunteer programs, gives tens of thousands of hours to its communities and to veterans, and raises millions of dollars to support its own programs, as well as other worthwhile charities familiar to Americans. It is all accomplished with volunteers.

Current Auxilary Officers

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OUR HOME
American Legion Post 690

Originally founded by the Palatine veterans of World War I, Post 690 is located in downtown Palatine, Illinois. American Legion Post 690 has been serving veterans, veteran families and the public since 1924 when it was granted its charter. The post provides support through the post's American Legion, Sons of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Proceeds from Post 690 hospitality, hall rentals and other events allows us to provide veteran related programs and services. Allowing us to serve you, allows us to serve the veteran community in need.

Stop in, find out more and and join the American Legion Post 690 Family. You can view our current and upcoming meetings and events here.

Post 690 hosts and manages the Club Room, open to the public everyday. The Club Room is a great place to meet your friends or to just come in and enjoy some American Legion hospitality.

The post also has recently renovated The Club Hall which can be reserved for receptions, birthday parties and meetings. The Hall can be configured to meet your needs. Outside catering is available. Beverage and bartender service can be provided.

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1924

Post Established

1946

Post Building Opened

600+

Membership

1000+

Lifetime Events 
 
EVENTS
Current Post 690 Events...
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The Post 690 Family is now offering the opportunity for members and the general public to purchase and donate engraved bricks to be a part of the platform for our recently renovated cannon. For more information about how you can become a part of this one time event and donate a brick with individualized engraving, go to Cannon Bricks. There you'll find the details and an order form. Only 500 bricks are planned, so don't delay and become a part of this Post 690 memorial.

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The American Legion Post 690 Auxiliary will host the first of 10 regular BINGO games beginning September 11, 2021. Additional games will be held the second Saturday of every month through June 2022. For more information go to BINGO.

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The American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting a Steak Dinner at Post 690 at 6:00 pm on February 11th. Come join for some real beef. More details are at Steak Dinner.
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It's that time of year again. The American Legion Club Room will be sponsoring a Super Bowl Party on February 13th. Come see the big game and enjoy the fun.

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American Legion Post 690
122 West Palatine Road
Palatine, Illinois
847.359.1606
www.alpost690.us
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DONATE

The membership of Palatine Post 690 of the American Legion is asking for donations to assist in its efforts to make improvements to the Legion Hall.

Donations to help with the improvements may be made payable to the American Legion Post 690.

 

Donation Fund Form can be mailed to:

American Legion Post 690 Donations
122 West Palatine Road
Palatine, IL 60067

Donations may also be made through PayPal using the link below.

American Legion Post 690 is a 501(c)(19) designated organization under the Internal Revenue Code and your pledge payments may be deductible from personal income taxes to the maximum amount permitted by law.

Currently, we are collecting donations through Go Fund Me and PayPal. Please click below and contribute.

Thank you.

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Commander Paul Clausell accepts a donation from the Palatine Rotary Club.