NWI Chapter Meeting Information
(Page updated 08.16

     The North Western Illinois Chapter holds a meeting on the fourth Saturday of each month, except June, July and December. We meet at St. Marks Lutheran Church at 675 North Mulford Road in Rockford, IL. Regular meetings begin with the doors open by 6:30PM, a short business meeting starting at 7PM and the main program to follow. There will usually be time for members in attendance to share any railroad news, news slides, or or participate in a mini-feature. Details on those events will be provided. For a detailed description of the featured show at the meeting, see below.

     We offer sales tables prior to Chapter meetings. Table reservations must be made one month in advance at $5.00 per table, payable at the meeting to John Fredrickson, our table manager. Availability is first reserved-first served.


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Meeting Dates & Events for - 2019

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  • January 26, 2019 - Program - Completed

  • February 23, 2019 - Program - Completed

  • March 23, 2019 - Program - Completed

  • April 27, 2019 - Program - Completed

  • May 11, 2019 - Program - Completed

  • June, 2019 - NO meeting.

  • July 20, 2019 - NO meeting.

  • August 24, 2019 - Program - Meet in Oregon, IL.
    Note meeting is the 4th Saturday, NOT the LAST Saturday.

    The depot will be open for us beginning at 3pm.

    There will be a picnic time with bring your own food and drinks. We will have a couple of grills firing up at 5pm.

    The Chapter meeting begins at 7pm.

    You may bring up to 20 slides to share, either digital or traditional slides. We are not bringing the sound system.

    There is a Board of Directors' meeting at 6pm prior to the Chapter meeting.

  • September 28, 2019 - Program - Lloyd Rinehart
    - The year the NWI Chapter was chartered.

    - Meeting will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rockford

  • October 27, 2019 - Program - TBA

  • November 25, 2019 - Program - NWI Chapter 50th Anniversary Celebration - Chapter Original Program will be "A Silver Memory".

  • December, 2019   -   NO meeting.

Chapter address

North Western Illinois Chapter - NRHS
P.O. Box 5632
Rockford, IL 61125-0632