Banquet Hall, War Room, and Outdoor Pavilion are all available for rent.

Video Gaming • 8 Big Screen TVs • Surround Sound • Hi Tech Juke Box

Welcome to the The New Lenox American Legion – Thomas E. Hartung Post 1977

The New Lenox American Legion is a service organization for veterans and committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship programs in New Lenox and surrounding communities. The Legion is located at 14414 W. Ford Drive in New Lenox, Illinois.

The American Legion’s success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. Our New Lenox organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives.

We offer many different services and opportunities to New Lenox and the surrounding communities

News and Events at the New Lenox American Legion

Super Bowl Party at the Post!

The New Lenox American Legion Post 1977 invites you to join us in the Canteen for Super Bowl 51 February 5th. Tailgating starts at Noon. Party starts at 3 pm. We will have drink specials and lots of food. No cover charge but we ask you to bring a side dish if possible to share. For more information, please click here.

Post 1977 9th Annual Luncheon Fundraiser for the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation March 4th, 12pm – 5pm

The 9th Annual WWIAF Fundraiser Luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, March 4th from noon to 5pm. (The WWIAF is NOT affiliated with the Wound Warrior Project.) Lt. Col. John McDaniel will be speaking for the WWIAF with 3 Purple Heart Veterans attending. $20 donation at the door. Also, please feel free to bring an appetizer, a dish or a dessert to share. It would be greatly appreciated. Large raffle prizes include: Ruger AR-556 and a Ruger SR-22 together – $20 raffle tickets on sale NOW at the Canteen.  Many bucket raffle baskets will be drawn during the day including a foot locker full of Booze – $5 or 5 for $20.  100% proceeds go to the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation. Visit their site at .  For additional luncheon information please click here.

Hunter Education Course February 18th and 19th – Post 1977

To obtain a hunting licence anyone born on or after January 1st, 1980 must take a hunter education course unless that person presents evidence that he/she has held a hunting license issued by Illinois or another state in a prior year, or, presents a certification card issued by IDNR attesting to the successful completion of the Hunter Education Course. The course includes: Responsibility and Ethics, Wildlife Conservation, Firearms and Ammunition, Field Safety, Tree Stand Safety, State Regulations. The course is FREE. Please sign up at the Post Canteen.


VA Clinic Information

From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: The Eye and Foot Clinics at Joliet (the old Silver Cross Hospital 1201 Eagle Street, Joliet, IL) are now open. For more information call 815-740-8100.


Post 1977 IVH Manteno Outreach Program Continues PLEASE HELP!

American Legion Post 1977 is collecting personal items for the Illinois Veterans Home-Manteno. Many of these elderly Veterans have no living relatives. We are their only family. They proudly served in the United States Armed Forces. Now, they need our help.

Please donate new, unopened items and food products [from the list provided].  All donations can be placed in the foot locker conveniently located at the North entrance of the Canteen. Thank You! God Bless America!

 Walk of Honor Memorial Bricks

Memorial Bricks may still be purchased for yourself or a loved one during Winter months. No bricks, however, can be etched or installed until Spring. The Memorial Bricks are $50 each. Please visit our foyer for more information and order forms. We also invite everyone to visit the Walk of Honor where over 400 etched bricks honor individuals from a Civil War Veteran to the current Mayor of New Lenox. Please be respectful and, as always, thank you for your support.

Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox and Cubs in High Definition!

We have 8 big high definition LED TVs to put you where your favorite team is playing. If you are a Nascar fan, nothing can beat a race on a large screen TV. Ask the bartender to watch your preferred programming.

Queen of Hearts Raffle

Every Friday Night at 7:00 pm. Tickets on sale during business hours.

Karaoke with Chad

Every Friday from 7:00pm to midnight.

Dog Tag Drink Specials

Veterans, show your dog tags and get .50¢ off any drink on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The New Lenox American Legion offers a beautiful banquet hall facility for the following communities: New Lenox, Mokena, Orland Park, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Tinley Park, Joliet, Lockport, Crest Hill, Lemont, Romeoville, Shorewood, as well as other areas. Host your Wedding Banquet, Corporate Banquet, Awards Banquet, Bridal Shower, Anniversary Party, Baby Shower, Birthday Party, Business Meeting, Holiday Party, Family Reunion, Funeral Banquet, Retirement Party, or any Special Event at the New Lenox American Legion!  Click here to learn more about our facilities.


Please bring your worn and tattered American flags to the New Lenox American Legion for proper and honorable disposal. (View “Retiring Old Glory 2015” on our VIDEOS page.) New 3×5 American flags are available for purchase at the American Legion for $20. Simply stop by the Canteen and ask the bartender. Click here for more items available for purchase.

Thank You For Your Support!