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MOST RECENT EDITION of Our News Letter "The Salute" - December 2023

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Our NEXT Chapter  Event
Dinner Meeting (TENTATIVE)

February 9, 2024
Northfield Inn and Convention Center - Springfield, IL
Additional Information and Registration will be announced in January 2024

Chapter News Items



In order to keep our Chapter membership informed of what is going on within the chapter, we are now posting  news stories that should be if interest to our members.  These will be updated on a regular basis.

To Read Each Story, Click on the Story Item.

  • Lincoln Land Chapter Wins Awards for Communication (News Letter and Website)



 Chapter Dinners/Events



Beginning in 2024, the Chapter Leadership will be exploring alternatives to our meetings and venues.  We will be planning a few dinners, but also looking at the possibilities of ZOOM meetings, lunch meetings, short cocktail discussion hours, and project days.  These could be planned for not just the Springfield area venues, but other areas throughout our large chapter area (31 Counties in Central Illinois)


To make these changes and adjustments, we need your help and support to ensure w\ill be able to better serve our membership, the mission of our Chapter, and the mission of MOAA.

Early in January of 2024, each chapter member will receive a survey via email to ask for your help and improve the quality of our Chapter and our meetings.

The following dates are tentatively reserved for meetings in 2024.


  • Friday, February 9, 2024 - Northfield Inn and Conference Center, Springfield, IL

  • Friday, April 12, 2024 - TBD

  • Friday, June 14, 2024 - Beach House, Decatur, IL

  • Friday, August 9, 2024, Island Bay Yacht Club, Springfield, IL (TENTATIVE)

  • Friday, October 11, 2024 - TBD

  • Friday, December 13, 2024 - Decatur Children's Museum, Decatur, IL

Executive Committee (EXCOMM) Meetings (Via ZOOM) - 2024

Week of December 11, 2023 (Date TBD)

January 11, 2024

March 14, 2024

May 9, 2024

July 11, 2024

September 12, 2024

November 14, 2024

MOAA's Legislative Action Center has surpassed expectations since its launch at the start of 2022, allowing members to send tens of thousands of letters, make phone calls, share personal experiences on military- and veteran-related issues, and much more.

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Reasons to Join a MOAA Chapter



it’s important to remember that many officers might have only limited knowledge of MOAA’s chapter system. Creating a dialogue and asking open-ended questions is the best way to find out if and how a chapter membership could help a prospective member.

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Download our Enrollment Form for MOAA and our Our Chapter


Current Members who get a new member to join, get a complimentary 1-year extension on their Chapter membership!  

AND ... Of Course ... the new member’s first year Chapter membership is also complimentary!



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