Scott Patriot Program

October 1st, 2013: There are almost 1.5 million active duty military members. And, of course, their families are affected as well. That’s why the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois started the Scott Patriot Program, which highlights military friendly...

Scott Patriot Program tops 300

November 14th 2013: The recently launched Scott Patriot Program has reached a new milestone in time for Veteran’s Day, signing on 321 businesses, organizations and communities as Patriots. Each is recognized as being “military-friendly” thanks to discounts offered...

Council looks to increase Scott Patriots

December 13th, 2013: Now through Dec. 17, the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois and several Metro East chamber of commerce organizations will be rallying their volunteers around phones and in front of their computers in an effort to double the number of...

Happy Birthday Scott Patriot!

September 11th, 2014: The Scott Patriot Program turns one year old today, and to date, more than 650 businesses and organizations have signed up to be part of this unique initiative that recognizes…click here to read more.

Songs 4 Soldiers Benefit Concert Festival

June 25th, 2018: Songs 4 Soldiers (S4S) is continuing its work in the combat veteran community as it enters its 6th year in existence. To date S4S has spent over $410,000 on over 330 combat veterans and their families from all over the Midwest. As we continue this...

Scott Patriot Formation

September 11th, 2013: The Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois and regional area chambers of commerce are excited to announce a new initiative being kicked off today, Sept. 11, 2013 – the Scott Patriot Program. Click here to read more.



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