WELCOME TO THE MMSI

Welcome to the web site of the Military Miniature Society of Illinois. This site was designed with the intention of providing information about the club as well as a reference source for the military miniatures community. Please feel free to browse our site at your leisure, and if you're not a member already, join us! Click on the image of Uncle Sam below to pay your dues. Meanwhile:

NEW FOR THE MMSI CHICAGO SHOW 2016, Oct. 21-23: ONLINE REGISTRATION!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE NOW

VISIT THE 2016 SHOW PAGE TO READ ABOUT THE BENEFITS AND THE OPEN SYSTEM

AND BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE MARRIOTT BEFORE THE MMSI GROUP RATE DEADLINE IN SEPTEMBER!

FOR A LIST OF THE AWARDS AT THE 2015 CHICAGO SHOW, CLICK HERE

FOR PHOTOS FROM THE 2015 CHICAGO SHOW, CLICK HERE

UPCOMING MEETINGS

October 7th: Andrew Johnson, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, will discuss why “Everything You Know About Indians Is Wrong.”

October 21-23: Chicago Show 2016.

November 4th: Tim Lennon, a tried painting conservator at the Art Institute of Chicago, will bring his epic model of an Irish Castle that has been a labor of love, and talk about the research and construction. Let's make it a theme knight: Bring your knights and figures from the Middle Ages!

December 3: The annual MMSI Christmas Party!
This year's soiree will be hosted by Tom and Linda Surlak at their home, 3136 Secretariat Dr., Aurora, from 4 p.m. "until the cows come home" (says Tom). Dinner (roast beef as well as a vegetarian alternate) at 6; members' dishes always welcome, too! Questions? Contact Tom at tomsur@aol.com or 630-879-5346.

AND: MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW FOR OUR MEETING DATES IN 2017!
(All meetings at Oakton Community College, Room 1604, except as noted)

Jan. 6, 2017 (Room 1610)

Feb. 10, 2017 (2nd Friday)

March 3, 2017

April 7, 2017

May 2017: Date and location to be announced; watch this space and The Scabbard

July 7-9, 2017: World Model Expo at the Chicago Hilton, 720 S. Michigan Avenue

Sept. 8, 2017 (2nd Friday)

Oct. 6, 2017

Oct. 13-16, 2017: The 43rd Annual MMSI Chicago Show at the Marriott Schaumburg

Nov. 3, 2017

 

 

Current Officers of the MMSI

Mike Cobb, President (chotasahib@sbcglobal.net)

Joe Berton, Vice-President (joeberton21@yahoo.com)

Jim DeRogatis, Secretary & Editor of The Scabbard (jimdero@jimdero.com)

Tom Surlak, Treasurer (tomsur@aol.com)

Dick Pielin, Membership Chairman & Scabbard editor emeritus (rpielin@sbcglobal.net)

Pat Vess, MMSI Show Chairman (pat@livezey.net)

The MMSI is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation registered in the state of Illinois

 

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