2017 Cherry Blossom Festivities

Hello Society Members & Friends, We are excited to celebrate the best of Washington, DC with the Cherry Blossom Festival.  The Illinois State Society, in conjunction with the National Conference of State Societies, participates in the NCSS Cherry Blossom Princess events that comprise the Cherry Blossom Festival every year. Please meet our 2017 Illinois Cherry

Remembering Bob Michel (1923-2017)

By former U.S. Representative Jerry Weller If only anyone of us could meet this man’s standard….his contribution to our great Nation will be missed. ROBERT HENRY MICHEL 1923-2017 Robert Henry Michel, the longest-serving Republican Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and recipient of the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, died early