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Title:  

Veteran Hiring Event to Fill Jobs Across Illinois

 
 Volume/Number:  2013 March 20 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0283
 Description:  On Thursday, March 21, 2013, Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Director Erica Borggren (IDVA) and Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) Director Jay Rowell will join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to open the 2013 Hire Our Heroes hiring event to help put Veterans to work in Illinois. The expo will run from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Palmer House Hilton at 17 E. Monroe Street in Chicago. 
 Agency ID:  282**13 
 ISL ID:  000000050664   Original UID: 171671 
  Documents:  032013IDVAMEDIAADVISORYHireOurHeroesevent.doc
 
 

Title:  

Veteran Service Office Moving to new Location in Paris, Illinois

 
 Volume/Number:  2017 January 8 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) announces that the Veteran Service Office that was located at the USDA Farm Service Agency is moving to the newly renovated American Legion Post 211, located at 1031 N. Main Street in Paris. The first day for this office is January 10, 2018. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000081564   Original UID: 194122 
  Documents:  15245-IDVA_Veteran_Service_Office_Move.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Veteran Spouse Ada Ruth Cripps Honored As The IDVA Volunteer of the Year

 
 Volume/Number:  2015 August 31 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: Following the death of her husband, U.S. Navy Seabee Claud E. Cripps in May 2013 due to exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, Ada Ruth Cripps continued her tradition of volunteer service, first at the General John A. Logan Museum, and later at the IDVAs Murphysboro Veterans Service Office. 
 Agency ID:  817**15 
 ISL ID:  000000071839   Original UID: 189818 
  Documents:  15-0817-IDVA_Volunteer_of_the_Year.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Affairs Director Erica Jeffries Confirmed by Illinois Senate

 
 Volume/Number:  2015 March 19 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: Erica Jeffries was confirmed as the Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) by the Illinois Senate in a unanimous vote today. 
 Agency ID:  237**15 
 ISL ID:  000000066885   Original UID: 186228 
  Documents:  031915IDVADirectorConfirmed.doc
 
 

Title:  

Veterans and Gold Star Family Day at the 2017 Illinois State Fair

 
 Volume/Number:  2017 August 8 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Fair invite veterans and their family members to enjoy a day at the Illinois State Fair on Sunday, August 13, 2017. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000080597   Original UID: 193371 
  Documents:  14674-IDVA_Veterans_and_Gold_Star_Family_Day_at_the_IL_State_Fair.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Cash Game on Sale Statewide

 
 Volume/Number:  2014 November 7 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) joined the Illinois Lottery and 23 grant recipients today in launching the newest Veterans Cash instant lottery game at the Union League Club of Chicago. 
 Agency ID:  1318**14 
 ISL ID:  000000068144   Original UID: 187565 
  Documents:  110714LotteryR-VetsCash2014.doc
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Day at the 2015 Illinois State Fair Sunday, Aug. 16

 
 Volume/Number:  2015 August 13 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Fair invite veterans and their family members to enjoy a day at the Illinois State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. 
 Agency ID:  768**15 
 ISL ID:  000000071923   Original UID: 189911 
  Documents:  081315IDVAILStateFairVetsDayMA.doc
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Day at the 2018 DuQuoin State Fair

 
 Volume/Number:  2018 August 26 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: Veterans and their family members are invited to enjoy a day at the DuQuoin State Fair on Sunday, August 26, 2018, when their admission to the fairgrounds will be free. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000082592   Original UID: 195275 
  Documents:  18068-IDVA_Media_Advisory_DuQuoin_State_Fair.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Day at the 2019 Illinois State Fair

 
 Volume/Number:  2019 August 2 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Fair invites veterans and their family members to enjoy a free day at the Illinois State Fair. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000087176   Original UID: 198152 
  Documents:  20393-Veterans_Day_at_the_2019_Illinois_State_Fair.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Day at the DuQuoin State Fair Sunday, Aug. 24.

 
 Volume/Number:  2014 August 21 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0283
 Description:  The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the DuQuoin State Fair invite veterans and their family members to enjoy a day at the State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 24! 
 Agency ID:  959**14 
 ISL ID:  000000052694   Original UID: 173911 
  Documents:  082114IDVADuQuoinStateFairVetsDayMA.doc
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Day at the Illinois State Fair Great Success for Thousands

 
 Volume/Number:  2014 August 11 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0283
 Description:  The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA), in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Fair, hosted veterans and their family members to a great day at the State Fair admission free on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, with a surprise visit by Governor Pat Quinn, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and other elected and appointed officials to veteran-centric events. 
 Agency ID:  925**14 
 ISL ID:  000000052900   Original UID: 174124 
  Documents:  081114IDVAStateFairVetsDayAfter-ActionRelease.doc
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Day at the Illinois State Fair Sunday, Aug. 10. Veterans and Their Families Admitted for Free!

 
 Volume/Number:  2014 August 7 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0283
 Description:  The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Fair invite veterans and their family members to enjoy a day at the State Fair admission free on Sunday, Aug. 10! 
 Agency ID:  905**14 
 ISL ID:  000000052891   Original UID: 174114 
  Documents:  080714IDVAStateFairVeteransDayMediaAdvisory.doc
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Day Events At the Illinois 2013 Du Quoin State Fair

 
 Volume/Number:  2013 August 16 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0283
 Description:  Du Quoin Sunday, Aug. 25 is Veterans Day at the Du Quoin State Fair! Veterans and their families are admitted to the fairgrounds for free. Joining with other state agencies and Veteran Service Organizations, the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs is proud to help in honoring our veterans, military service members and their families with special events, a benefit fair and entertainment. 
 Agency ID:  855**13 
 ISL ID:  000000051251   Original UID: 172084 
  Documents:  081613IDVADQSFVeteransDayMA.doc
 
 

Title:  

Veterans Service Offices Closed Next Week

 
 Volume/Number:  2015 April 10 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: All of the States Veterans Service Offices will be closed for annual training, as the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Veteran Service Officers (VSO) will be attending mandatory annual training at the Chateau Conference Center and Hotel, Bloomington, from Tuesday, April 14 through Friday, April 17, 2015. 
 Agency ID:  339**15 
 ISL ID:  000000071244   Original UID: 189232 
  Documents:  041015IDVAVSOTraining.doc
 
 

Title:  

Vietnam Veteran Confirmed as IDVA Assistant Director

 
 Volume/Number:  2015 May 25 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran Harry F. Sawyer, a 33-year state employee, was confirmed today as the Assistant Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) by the Illinois Senate in a unanimous vote today. 
 Agency ID:  568**15 
 ISL ID:  000000071557   Original UID: 189542 
  Documents:  052515IDVAADConfirmation.doc
 
 

Title:  

Vietnam Veteran, Latino Leader from Des Plaines Honored with Abraham Lincoln Veteran Champion Award

 
 Volume/Number:  2015 January 8 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: Chicago Vincent E. Rangel credits young draftee soldiers he trained and led in Vietnam, men he called the living example of American initiative and resourcefulness, for making him a better leader. 
 Agency ID:  12**15 
 ISL ID:  000000069283   Original UID: 188310 
  Documents:  010815IDVARangelALVCADec2014Release.doc
 
 

Title:  

Vietnam Veteran Selected as IDVA Interim Director

 
 Volume/Number:  2015 January 13 
 Issuing Agency:  Illinois Department of Veterans` Affairs 0196
 Description:  Press Release: U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran Harry F. Sawyer, a 33-year state employee, was designated to serve as the Interim Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) effective today. Sawyer takes over in the place of the departing Acting Director, Rodrigo Garcia. 
 Agency ID:  24**15 
 ISL ID:  000000069285   Original UID: 188313 
  Documents:  011315IDVASawyerIDVAInterim.doc