ISRA is proud to sponsor
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
All Illinois gun owners are invited to join
in Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day (IGOLD) in Springfield in 2013. This
is an annual event where everyone goes to lobby` their representatives in
the Illinois House and Senate. The ISRA is
increase attendance and make a bigger & better impression in Springfield. Other participating organizations are,
Guns Save Life, Sangamon County Rifle
Association, and the McHenry County
Right To Carry Association. Get your local
organization involved as well!
10:45:00 am - Prairie Capital Convention Center - Doors open - View Map
Located at the corner of 8th St & Adams.
12:00 pm - Prairie Capital Convention Center - Legislative Briefing
1:00 pm - Head out to lobby Senators and Representatives at the State Capitol.
respectfully make our presence known in
committee hearings that are in session
4:00 pm - Head to reception at Vinegar Hill Mall 107 W. Cook St.
(2 blocks south of Capitol Bldg.) - NEW!!
5:00 pm - Buses depart for home (boarding at Vinegar Hill Mal) - NEW!!
Several parking garages are located near the Convention Center.
Metered on-street parking is available in the area.
The meters accept quarters for up to a 9 hour period.
More parking locations and a printable map available soon.
hassle of parking near the Capitol! IGOLD will have buses going
to Springfield from strategic locations throughout Illinois. Ride the
bus, ride with your friends. This year there are additional
buses in the Chicago area.
These gun rights organizations and retailers are sponsoring the buses to offset your cost:
IllinoisCarry.com has made flyers for each bus route and they are listed with the bus info. Print and post in your local club, shop, range!
|Take the Train!||Amtrak has trains to and from Springfield and selected cities in Illinois along a line from Chicago to St. Louis. More info here.|
|Apparel:||Wear whatever you'd feel comfortable in while you are meeting your representatives, and don't forget you'll also be representing the rest of your fellow Illinois gun owners. Business casual is suggested, dress up if you want. We suggest that you don't wear any camo.|
|Security:||There are metal detectors in the Capitol Building that you will have to pass through on your way in, so please think ahead for this: no knives, novelty ammo keyfobs, etc. Bring proper identification.|
|Who:||You, of course! ...and bring a friend. Even Better: bring two friends!|