The Illinois State Rifle Association is sponsoring their annual IGOLD event and members from the Chicago LP and other LP's around Illinois will be in attendance.
From their website (http://igold.isra.org/)
Photos from the 2008 IGOLD (http://www.meetup.com/lpchicago/photos/314270/)
ISRA is proud to sponsor
Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day for 2010
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Starts at 11:45 AM
We're going to have 10,000 people
at IGOLD in 2010!
That's 10k in '10!
We need you there to do it!
All Illinois gun owners are invited to join in Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day (IGOLD) in Springfield in 2010. This is an annual event where everyone goes to lobby` their representatives in the Illinois House and Senate. The ISRA is partnering with local and internet organizations in Illinois to increase attendance and make a bigger & better impression in Springfield. The other participating organizations are Illinois Carry and Champaign County Rifle Assoc. Get your local organization involved as well!
We will meet at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center - Doors open at 10:45 with the program set to begin at 11:45 am. We will have a legislative briefing, then we will all march to the Capitol Building to locate and talk with our representatives.
Please join us for Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day, you won't regret going.
When & Where
Begins Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 11:45am
10:30 am - Prairie Capitol Convention Center - Doors open
11:45 am - Get Ready to Rally!
12:00 pm - Prairie Capitol Convention Center - Legislative Briefing
1:00 pm - March to the Capitol to lobby Senators and Representatives, respectfully make our presence known in committee hearings that are in session
4:00 pm - Wrap up: Prairie Capitol Convention Center with legislators
5:00 pm - Buses depart (due to the later hour of the reception, the buses will not be staying)
6:00 to 8:00 pm - Reception with Legislators at Operating Engineers Local 965, 3520 E Cook St, Springfield, IL
Several parking garages are located near the Convention Center. Metered on-street parking is available in the area. The meters accept quarters for up to a 9 hour period. More parking locations and a printable map available soon.
Alternative Travel information available on the IGOLD website http://igold.isra.org... (http://igold.isra.org/)