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By Chicago Fire Department Chaplain Fr. Thomas Mulcrone On many Tuesday nights anywhere from 7 to 9 million people sink into their favorite chair, set their TV to NBC, and begin to watch the television program, Chicago Fire.” I suspect there are many in this church...

We extend a very big thank you to the Hearn Company for providing us space in their newest acquisition - The John Hancock Center Beginning on April 7 you will find us at: 875 North Michigan Ave. Suite 1351 Chicago, IL 60611...

The Board of Directors and membership of the 100 Club of Chicago extend their condolences to the family of: Officer James P. Morrissy Oak Forest Police Department Officer Jim Morrissy, 63, of the 15000 block of Laramie Avenue in Oak Forest, was pronounced dead at 8:01 p.m. Monday,...

Great News!  Though the Great Chicago Fire Hydrants auction has come and gone, there is a selection of hydrants available for sale at this time.  Please click here to see photos of the available hydrants.   Details for purchase are below.  We hope to sell all...

On October 12, Wintrust unveiled the first mural in a series of Chicago themed murals. Wintrust says "This artwork was inspired by the Great Chicago Fire Hydrants. The main wall of the mural building is a scene representing fire fighters, police, and paramedics. On the...

On August 27th we celebrated our 47th Anniversary and we were very pleased to spend part of it at the Chicago Police Department’s Graduation Ceremony for Recruit Class 13-1 and 13-2. Of the 110 officers taking the Oath of Office, 21 followed in the footsteps...

We mourn the loss of a dear friend, neighbor, former CPD detective, spokesman and supporter of the 100 Club of Chicago. Actor Dennis Farina passed away this morning at the age of 69. Generous through and through, Dennis asked that donations be made to the...

We are saddened to announce the loss of Ralph A.L. Bogan. Ralph was one of the founding members of the 100 Club. He was a stalwart supporter of the organization, taking on important leadership positions since its inception. Among all of his roles, he stood...

Last week Joe Ahern traveled to Springfield, IL to take part in the Illinois Police Memorial Committee Ceremony. The Illinois Police Officers Memorial Committee was established in 1985. The monument in Springfield, Illinois bears the names of the officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice...

On Wednesday April 17 we celebrated partnership with 11 area universities at our University Partners Breakfast held at Chase Tower. These partnerships make possible more than $2 million in private university tuition scholarships for the sons and daughters of fallen law enforcement officers, firefighters and...

The Board of Directors and membership of the 100 Club of Chicago extend their condolences to the family of State Trooper James Sauter Illinois State Police On March 28, 2013, James Sauter, 28, was on duty in his squad car when it was struck by a semi shortly...

The 100 Club participated in the Southside Irish Parade honoring First Responders on Sunday, March 10th.  In preparation the Skinny and Houli Radio Show featured Joe Ahern LIVE on their show last week.  The show taped at Lizzie McNeill's Pub on the river.  Listen below...

Please take a moment to watch our brand new Public Service Announcement, linked below.  Following the loss of Captain Herbie Johnson and Firefighter Walter Patmon we have produced a new PSA that will begin airing February 21, 2013 on all Chicago television stations.  We are...

100 Club Executive Director Joe Ahern (right) accepts a $15,000 “check” from U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Frank Benedetto (left), Investigative Specialist Danielle Koutsopanagos and Peter Schurla, Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge. The 100 Club of Chicago was a beneficiary of the...

100 Club Executive Director Joe Ahern (right) accepts a $10,000 check from Sharon Dunlop, Marketing Manager of McHugh Construction, and Mike Meagher, Senior Vice President of McHugh Construction. Mike is a Board Director of the 100 Club of Chicago. This check was presented on location at...

The 100 Club of Chicago is partnering with the Chicago Cubs for Firefighter Appreciation Night on Tuesday, September 18, 2012. It’s the Cubs vs. the Cincinnati Reds at a 7:05pm game. The Firefighter Appreciation Night Budweiser Bleacher Ticket Package includes a special edition Chicago Fire Department/Chicago...

Join the 100 Club on Sunday, July 8, at the Chicago Rush Arena Football game in honor of Police and Firefighters Day! 3:00pm at the Allstate Arena. Watch the Chicago Police Department Enforcers take on the Chicago Fire Department Football Blazers in a tug of...

May 1, 2012 F.O.P. Memorial Service for Chicago Police Officers Paul A. Batson Thomas R. Gesiorski Paul W. Nauden Clifton P. Lewis Thank you to P.O. Marilyn Ammons of Timely Tunes for the use of her song Away. Video created by Officer William Johnson of the 008 district. ...

The “SUPERCOP” boxing exhibition is to be held on Saturday, May 5. This event will take place at 7:30pm (Doors open at 6:00pm) at the Cicero Stadium located at 1909 South Laramie in Cicero, IL., 60804; 708-652-3545. A large on-site pay parking lot is available. Local...

Friends of the 100 Club of Chicago attended the Monster Truck Nationals on March 9th at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates. Chicago and Suburban Police Officers and Firefighters and their families enjoyed the monster truck competitions and meeting the daredevil performers. Click on...

Location Gleneagles Country Club 13070 McCarthy Rd. Lemont, IL Date Thursday, June 7, 2012 Schedule Registration & Continental Breakfast: 8:00am—8:45am Welcome: 8:45am—9:00am Shotgun Start: 9:00am Reception and awards to begin as golf rounds are completed More Info For more information about becoming a sponsor or donating raffle prizes, please contact Richard Pillsbury 312/353-5431 richard.pillsbury@usss.dhs.gov Brochure Download the following brochure for registration and...

Chicago contingent donates time for children of fallen heroes By Rick Kogan Chicago Tribune In the old days, before they were famous and busy and spread across the country, it might have been possible to see a gathering of actors Dennis Farina, Dennis Franz, Joe Mantegna, William Petersen...

By Shia Kapos Chicago Business The 100 Club of Chicago has brought together six Chicago actors who have played police officers on TV and in film to raise funds for the organization, which helps support families of officers killed in the line of duty. Dennis Farina, Dennis Franz,...

Hundreds paid tribute to Officer Clifton Lewis By Lisa Balde, Glenn Marshall and Michelle Relerford NBC 5 Chicago Friday, Jan 6, 2012 Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Gov. Pat Quinn and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy joined scores of friends, family and community members Thursday at United Missionary Baptist Church to pay...

By Stacey Baca, Eric Horng, and Jessica D'Onofrio ABC 7 News | View Story on ABC 7 News Online January 5, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Family, friends and colleagues gathered Thursday to say goodbye to Clifton Lewis, 41, a Chicago police officer who was killed while working off duty last...