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Vets Week Aurora

Tickets for the Vets Week Drive Up BBQ and Vets Week 50/50 Raffle are now available!

Purchase your Drive Up BBQ Tickets in person at $15 each from any AVAC Member now through May 23rd! Limited quantities available and no guarantee that extra meals will be sold at the event so contact us for purchase soon!


Proceeds to benefit various AVAC projects like Service Dog Program, AVAC Scholarships, and other Veteran Services.
(See Events Page for more information)

Purchase your 50/50 Raffle Tickets in person at $5 each from any AVAC Member now through May 25th and at Vets Week’s Cruise Night on May 26th.
Winner could get up to $5000.00!

Proceeds to benefit AVAC Service Dog Program
(See Events Page for more information)

Orders are now being accepted for AVAC’s Personalized Memorial Bricks Project.

This is a wonderful way to show your support for your Veteran!
Click on the “Buy a Memorial Brick” tab above!




and we are #IllinoisProud!!

Illinois is celebrating its Bicentennial in BIG ways!

Click here to check out all of the upcoming events throughout the state.




Saturday May 19th

Vet and Families Appreciation Picnic & Concert

Sunday May 20th

5k Fun Run, Walk, Woof, and Roll

Monday, May 21st

Veteran Resource Fair

Monday Movie Night

Tuesday, May 22nd

Women Veterans Empowerment Expo

Marie Wilkinson Mobile Pantry

Check out the 2018 Vets Week Official Poster!

Click here for a printable version.



Wednesday, May 23rd

You’re a Grand Old Flag Art Reception

Thursday, May 24th

Drive Thru BBQ

Friday, May 25th

Iraq/Afghanistan GWOT Vet Recognition

Saturday, May 26th

Cruise Night

Sunday, May 27th

Name Additions to Philips Park Vet Monument

Monday, May 28th

Memorial Day Parade