The Bartlett Veterans Memorial Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation: any contribution made to organization is tax-deductable as allowed by law.
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Please support the following events in the community.
On May 23rd there will be a fund raiser at Pasta Mia and 10% of the proceeds are being donated to the Bartlett Veterans Memorial.
The Bartlett VFW Ladies Auxiliary will be having a Garage Sale to support our Veterans from June 20-22nd, at the Bartlett Fire Barn.
They will be accepting gently used household items and baby items on Tuesday June 19th from 4pm until 7pm, as well as Wednesday from 9-12. They will not take any adult clothing.
Once again a big thank you to all of our supporters that attended this years Annual Black Tie event which was held Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Bartlett Hills Golf Club (800 West Oneida Ave. here in Bartlett). Complete with open bar, dinner, dancing, live music and silent auction and for the first time a sit down dinner. Everyone seemed to have a great time and we want you to know how much your continued support means to all of us working on this worthy project. Thank you to all that attended and also to all that made donations or contributed to the silent auction. Thank you also to Bartlett Hills and all their staff for a great evening.
A big thank you to those that attended our Annual Wine Tasting event on Thursday, October 11th from 6:30 to 8:30PM at Bartlett Hills Golf Club (800 West Oneida in Bartlett). Your support was beneficial as you helped us raise funds for our Phase 2 of the Veterans Memorial.
A big thank you to those that joined us on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 10AM at the Memorial site at the corner of Stearns Road and South Bartlett Road for the official dedication of Phase 1 of the Bartlett Veterans Memorial. It was a great day and we could not have done it with out your support. Now we press on to the next objective which is Phase 2.
Once again a huge thank you to all our sponsors and all those that came out to our annual Black Tie event Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 7:30PM to midnight at the Bartlett Fire Barn. Everyone seemed to have a great time and it certainly was for a worthy cause. Thank you again for all of your support. We could not be as far along as we are without your support and generous donations so thank you all.
Congratulations to all our winners of the Independence Day Raffle:$1,000 - Paula Schumacher; $500 - Todd Martin; $500 - Lisa Mokodanski; $100 - Chris Harvish; $100 - Lynn Ryerson; $100 - Rich Howell; $100 - Peg Mueller; $100 - Lisa Mokodanski. Thank you so much for your continued support.
The Bartlett Veterans Memorial Foundation annual Garage Sale was held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 9, 10, and 11, at the Fire Barn garage, 218 S. Main Street , Bartlett . Thank you to all that either donated or made purchases. Every little bit gets us closer to our goal.
Here’s video of our dedication ceremony on Veterans Day 2010.
Chaplain Chuck Culotta dedication of Veterans Memorial site 11-11-10.mov
Major Ed Lacey comments at Statue dedication 2010.mov
John Seger Update of Memorial History 11-11-10.mov
Brain McGuire Fundraising update on Veterans Memorial 11-11-10.mov
Ceremonial Ground Breaking of Veterans Memorial 11-11-10.mov
Statue Unveiling for the Veterans Memorial 11-11-10.mov
Thank you to all that participated in our first Pampered Chef fund raiser. It turned out to be be very well received and we raised much needed funds. Thanks again.
A big thank you to all those that went to the Streamwood Chili's during the month of March 2011. It's a small thing but every little donation helps us get closer to our goal of a lasting tribute to our brave men and women of the Armed Forces.
Thank you to all who attended and supported the 2011 Black Tie Event that was held on Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at the Bartlett Fire Barn. This year’s theme was “Mardi Gras” and everyone who attended had a great time!
What a GREAT day it was, God was smiling down on us; the weather was absolutely beautiful! We want to thank all of those in attendance on the November 11th, 2010 Veterans Day dedication ceremony of Phase 1 of the Bartlett Veterans Memorial. More than 200 of us attended a short ceremony that included the unveiling of the central statue of the Memorial. What a spectacular statue it is and it is was made possible because of all of you that support our fundraisers and make donations. We’ve come a long way and we will keep on having fundraising events until we complete our vision of the best memorial in the Chicago land area.
The Bartlett Veterans Memorial Foundation and Hanover Township hosted An Afternoon of Stamping and Scrapbooking on Sunday, November 7, 2010, at the Hanover Township Senior Center. It was a fun day and we will plan on having another event so if you missed this one, don’t miss the next one!
We would like to thank everyone that supported us at our annual Wine Tasting held Thursday, September 23,2010 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Bartlett Hills Golf Club.
Thank you to everyone that stopped by our booth at the Street Dance sponsored by the Bartlett Volunteer Fire Department held on Saturday, September 4th where we were selling Italian beef sandwiches from Masi’s Restaurant.
The members of the Bartlett Veterans Memorial Foundation Board of Directors would like to thank everyone that participated in our annual "Ultimate Garage" Sale on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday June 10, 11, and 12, 2010, at the Bartlett Fire Barn. Whether you made a donation, or purchase you were responsible for the tremendous success of this event. Thank you so much. Because of your efforts we are that much closer to seeing this worthy project become a reality.
The veterans memorial foundation held its annual "Ultimate Garage" Sale on Thursday and Friday, June 10 and 11, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Saturday, June 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Bartlett Fire Barn, 218 S. Main Street, Bartlett. Donations of clean and gently used items were accepted at the Fire Barn from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9th.
Our annual black-tie ball and silent auction was held on Saturday, January 23, 2010 at the Bartlett Fire Barn. A great time was had by all; we hope you enjoy the pictures in our Photo Gallery and can't wait to see you again next January!
We especially want to thank our host comittee members: Mike & Lori Airdo, American Chartered Bank, Bartlett American Legion Post 1212, Bartlett VFW Post 11018, Steve Karoliussen, Patricia Kelly,Ted & Diane Lewis, Brian & Heidi McGuire, Randy & Sharon Ramey, Brandi Fike Ramundo, Valerie Salmons and Maurice & Sandy Westlund-Deenihan, and our sponsors: Bartlett Volunteer Fire Department, Town & Country Garden, IL State Senator-John Millner, Carol Ann Marketing Co. and Wayne Laszcak and last but not least our many generous donors.
A special thank you to all of you who joined us on Thursday, September 24, 2009 for our annual wine tasting event at Bartlett Hills Golf Course. The event could not have been possible without the support of our sponsors: The County Wine Merchant, the Bartlett Rotary Club, the Bartlett Lions Club, Michael and Lori Ann Airdo, Tom and TL Arends, Balance Family Chiropractic, Bartlett VFW Post 11018, the Bartlett Volunteer Fire Department,
Jack and Caroline Budz, Countryside Funeral Home, Harris Bank, Steve Karoliussen, Patricia Kelly, Ed and Kathy Lacey, Ted and Diane Lewis,
Dave Lund and Donna Weir, Brian and Heidi McGuire, Rep. Randy and Sharon Ramey, and
Thanks to those of you who helped support the Bartlett Veterans Memorial Foundation by participating in our Shop & Share fundraising program at all Jewel-Osco stores in September and July.
Despite the weather, it was great to see many supporters at Bartlett's Annual Fourth of July Festival on July 4th. Those who stopped by our table were able to view the design, find out about future fundraising events, purchase a Memorial Brick in someone's honor and preserve their memory in the Memorial, and show their support.
Thank you to all who generously donated items, made a purchase, or gave money at our "Ultimate Garage Sale" which was held on June 11-13th at the Bartlett Firebarn. The event helped raise funds to build the memorial.
What a great time we had as we saluted the Golden Age of Hollywood at our third annual black-tie ball on January 31st! Thank you to all of you who attended and supported the Foundation. We hope you had a wonderful evening!
We are very grateful for all of you who supported the Foundation at our second annual wine tasting on Thursday, September 25th, 2008 at Bartlett Hills Golf Club. What a great evening we had enjoying many wines and raising funds for the memorial!
Thanks to all of you who stopped by and visited us at the Fourth of July Festival. We are grateful for the many generous donations we received and were happy to answer questions you had about the Memorial. For those of you who received our license plate holders, we can't wait to see you displaying them as you drive around town! Be sure to look at some photos from the weekend in our Photo Gallery.
We would like to also thank all of you who supported the Bartlett Veterans Memorial Foundation and shopped at our Ultimate Garage Sale held on June 12th through the 14th at the Bartlett Firebarn. Many of you found a great bargain, purchased a special treasure, or made a generous donation. We appreciate your support and hope you'll shop again next year!
The Bartlett Veterans Memorial Foundation held our 2nd Annual Black Tie Event on January 26, 2008. What a great time it was! To all those who attended, our sponsors, and host committee members, we thank you for all your support. We hope you enjoy the pictures in our Photo Gallery and can't wait to see you again next January!