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Currently, there are five chapters. Please contact the chapter nearest you for further information.
The following list includes contact information, meeting times and locations for all the NFBI chapters. To make corrections or clarifications to this information, please contact the webmaster at the e-mail link below.
The Blackhawk Chapter, which is
located in the Quad Cities area, meets on the second Saturday of every month at
1:30 PM. The meetings are held at the South Moline Township Center, located at
637 17th Avenue in East Moline.
Chapter President Robert Gardner can be contacted at Robert Gardner, or by phone at (309)755-8085.
The Chicago chapter meets on
the second Saturday of every month at the ExChequer Pub (226 South Wabash, in
Chicago). The meeting time is 1:00 PM.
Chapter President David Meyer can be contacted at David Meyer.
The Ferris Wheel Chapter, based in Jacksonville, meets the first Saturday of every month (except July) at 9:30 AM. The meetings are held in the lower level meeting room at the Jacksonville Public Library at 201 West College Avenue in Jacksonville.
Chapter President Bill Reif can be contacted at Bill Reif.
The Four Rivers Chapter meets on the second Saturday of
every month at 10:30 a.m. The meeting is held at Belleville Public Library
located at 121 East Washington Street in downtown Belleville. This location is
fully accessible and is served by several Metrobus lines. Parking is also
available in a public lot west of the building as well as across the street.
Chapter President Annette Grove can be contacted at Annette Grove
The Heartland Chapter meets the first Saturday of every month (except July) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Bourbonnais Public Library located at 250 W. John Casey Rd. Please contact Chapter President Bill Isaacs at (815) 939-1839 for more information.
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