Students test underwater robots at Great Lakes Naval Station: CLICK HERE to read the story!


Thank you for the support of Government Agency and Industry Representatives of this year’s Midwest SAME Small Business EXPO 2016!  Looking forward to the Spring of 2017 – hope to see you there.

Special thanks to our sponsors!

Thursday May 12, 2016 – Lake Michigan Post and Chicago Post Joint Meeting

Please join SAME Lake Michigan and Chicago Posts for a joint meeting and tour at Rosewood Beach, Highland Park, IL, on May 12, 2016.  Rosewood Beach was recently restored through US EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), a joint effort between the Park District of Highland Park and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).  Project highlights will be provided by Liza McElroy, Park District Executive Director; Rick Stumpf, Director of Planning and Projects; and Kirston Buczak, USACE.  The entrance to Rosewood Beach is ¼ mile north of the Roger William Avenue and Sheridan Road intersection; an access road leads down to the beach and parking .  The meeting will be held from 12-2 pm, and lunch will be catered at a cost of $20 civilian, $15 military or government. Please RSVP to Joe Smetak at  Hope to see you there!

For more information about Rosewood Beach, click the link below:

June 17th, 2016 Annual Lake Michigan Post Golf Outing, Midlane Golf Resort, Wadsworth IL

Our annual golf outing is scheduled for Friday, June 17th, at Midlane Golf and Country Club, Wadsworth, IL. The golf outing is our primary fundraising opportunity for the year and provides funds for the Post’s Education and Mentoring Fund, which
provides college scholarships to qualified individuals who are pursuing degrees in the field of engineering, architecture or the applied sciences and for support of the SAME summer camps.

Please CLICK HERE to download the registration form

Please CLICK HERE to download Sponsorship information

July 27th, 2016 10th Annual SAME Fundraiser Boat Cruise To Benefit Veterans and Military Families Support Organizations. Hosted by the SAME Chicago Post