SAME - Lake Michigan Post Founding Charter

SAME – Lake Michigan Post Founding Char

April 9-10, 2018 – Northbrook, IL SAME Joint Industry Days and Federal Agency Forum (JIDFAD) – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Formerly known as the SAME Midwest Small Business EXPO

Updates will be made to the JIDFAF Conference website located here:

SeaPerch Volunteer Opportunities – SeaPerch meets every Thursday in room C106 at the North Chicago Community High School until March 15. SAME members interested in volunteering should contact Jeff Hollenstein:

For the third year in a row, the North Chicago Community High School is partnering with AbbVie for their Annual STEM Challenge. CLICK HERE for additional information or contact Jeff Hollenstein:

-The key dates for the STEM challenge this year are as follows:

2/9/18 Kick Off Event/ Tour at AbbVie

4/5/18 STEM Challenge Poster Session at AbbVie

4/19/18 STEM Challenge Top 10 Showcase at NCCHS Auditorium

4/26/18 ISTI Showcase Event in Chicago (winning team only)

U.S. Small Business Administration Appoints Robert Scott as Regional Administrator for Great Lakes Region CLICK HERE for more information


Leon Rockingham, Jr. Mayor of the city of North Chicago addresses attendee at the LMP’s Annual Yellow Ribbon Picnic.


John Price, Superintendent of the North Chicago School District addresses attendees at the Annual Yellow Ribbon Picnic. The Lake Michigan Post, for the third year in a row, collected and donated school supplies to the North Chicago School District.