Commercial

Trainfest 2014

Posted by on October 21, 2014 at 6:56 pm

Trainfest is back for 2014! November 8th and 9th 2014 at the Exposition Center of State Fair Pack thousands of rail enthusiasts will come from around the world to take part in the largest indoor model railway show. Dozens of operational displays will be set up by clubs, manufacturers will exhibit new products and vendors […]

Chicago Toy & Game Fair

Posted by on October 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm

The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is fast approaching! Most industry events are not open to the public – the CTAG Fair is a rare exception! Even better – it’s in our own back yard! This is where buyers come to check out what is new and make plans for what they’re going to stock. […]

The BSA Goes Digital

Posted by on September 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm

The Boy Scouts of America is in the process of making its merit badge pamphlets available for purchase on Amazon’s Kindle platform. That means you’ll be able to download the pamphlets (and other official BSA books) on any Kindle device, or through any of the free Kindle reader apps available for computers and portable devices such as […]

Bass Pro Fishing & Rifle Shooting MBs

Posted by on August 25, 2014 at 6:16 pm

If you’re in the Southern part of our district, you’re not far from Bass Pro Shops in Gurnee. During the month of September they’re offering both Fishing and Rifle Shooting Merit Badges in their store. Class sizes are limited, so call customer service at 847-856-1229 and register as soon as possible if you want to […]

Scout Days at Six Flags

Posted by on June 28, 2014 at 8:45 am

There are still two Scout Days ticket opportunities left this summer at Great America. Scouts and their families enjoy discounted admissions of just $31.00 each at this special event (gate $67, online $47), and a special all you care to eat buffet is available for an additional $12.50 per person. (Order at least 5 days […]