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ILLINOIS N4M

Who wants to make an Illinois N4M site with me? Calling all Illinois Sailor families.

Members: 596
Latest Activity: 16 hours ago

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Rockford Area

Started by Nvymom4. Last reply by carols_kitchen on Friday. 11 Replies

Meet and Greet plus Packing Party

Started by carols_kitchen. Last reply by carols_kitchen Sep 14, 2013. 7 Replies

New to group.

Started by Susan. Last reply by Linda K. - Steve's mom Aug 25, 2013. 1 Reply

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Comment by Leach73 16 hours ago

Sure is a small world!

I hope to meet you ladies someday soon!

Pat - I did receive your PM and I will reply to you. Sorry but I log on here at work and for some reason whenever I try to reply back to a PM and hit send, it just doesn't send. So, I will have to do it from home. Usually on the weekends I don't log on because I am always out and about doing stuff and then I haven't figured out how to navigate this site from my phone.

Linda - Pat tells me you also live in Carol Stream! Hi neighbor. Please send me a friend request and I will happily accept.

Just to give you all a sense of where I am on my Navy Mom journey...My daughter left for boot camp in February of this year and PIRd on April 18th. She went in as Undes. and is now in Norfolk on the USS Porter. Her experience so far, from what she tells me, has been ok and is trying to stay positive and motivated. She has met some great people along the way and from all over the US. My husband and I drove to Norfolk over the Memorial day weekend to take a car to her. She is so thankful for that because this way on her free time she can go out and explore the city. She is my oldest of 3 children. My boys are 17 and 9. No doubt that we are super proud of her...miss her dearly and she misses us too.

God bless our Sailors!

 

Comment by Doreen-ProudNavyMom yesterday
Small world! I actually lived on Birchbark Trail near Fair Oaks in 1984 when the houses were first being built.
Comment by Leach73 yesterday

Hello ladies! Thanks for all of the replies! So glad to know that there are other Navy moms close to me...especially Pat L. in IL. I also live near County Farm and Birchbark!!!! wow!!! I will send you a friend request!!!

I did not know about the event at Cantigny :( Had I known, for sure I would have gone!

Hi Anchormom - I've heard of Oswego but never been in that town.

Hi Doreen - I've been around South Elgin so I know it isn't too far.

So, how often do you all get together? I'd love to get involved!

Thanks so much!! I'm so glad that I found this group!

Comment by Anchormom23 on Sunday

Hello Leach 73 - I'm in Oswego....welcome.

Comment by MOM MasterofMotivation S14 D269 on Saturday

I am sure I hate missing the BBQing because it's just around the corner from me.   I just got in from a college road trip for my other child. But next time keep me posted.

Comment by Pat L. in IL on Friday

Leach73, Hey, I live in Carol Stream!!!  Near County Farm and Birchbark!! Welcome!! There is also another Carol Stream mom named Linda. Oh, wow, we're gonna have to get together and get you involved with "Molly's"!!!!!

Hey, you aren't possibly going to the "Rockin' for the Troops" concert at Cantigny tomorrow, are you??

Comment by Doreen-ProudNavyMom on Friday
Leach73-I live in South Elgin which is about 20 minutes away. My son is a GM on a ship out of San Diego.
Comment by carols_kitchen on Friday

Comment by carols_kitchen on Friday

Tomorrow is the kick-off of our second annual BBQ for the Troops program! Join the USO of Illinois and The Chicago Auto Show in partnership with local Chicagoland Car Dealerships to support local military and military programming. Visit www.drivechicago.com to see a list of dealers who are BBQing this weekend and drop by for food, fun, music and more! #BBQ4Troops. And don't forget to upload your BBQing pictures to the Chicago Auto Show Facebook page to win BBQ themed prizes!

Comment by carols_kitchen on Friday

Yes there are.   Pat L from Illinois is one, here's the Chicago area group http://navyformoms.com/group/chicagomoms 

There's lots of Northern Illinois Moms on Molly's Adopt a Sailor and they help feed boot camp recruits at Thanksgiving, etc.  

Welcome.  Carol

 

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