The Scandinavian American Police and Fire Association of Illinois

The Scandinavian American Police and Fire Association of Illinois SAPFA is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping the families of fallen police officers, firemen, and paramedics.

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It’s been a while since we posted on Facebook, we have a new website www.scapfa.org and an excellent website manager Dav...
06/15/2019
Scandinavian American Police and Fire Association

It’s been a while since we posted on Facebook, we have a new website www.scapfa.org and an excellent website manager David Lowisz [email protected], he will be looking at our page to make the site more up to date, in the near future. Dave is also one of our corporate sponsors listed on our website. We are hosting our 2nd Annual Golf Outing at Fountain Hills Golf Course on Sept 21, 2019. Details can be found on our website. A downloadable sign up sheet is on the Menu link! Have a great day, stay safe, Take A Liking To A Viking (AKA) TALTAV!!

05/17/2017

SAPFA will hold its June 20, 2017 meeting at The Grandview Tavern located at 1202 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL , at 7 P.M., Topics of discussion will be First Responder Recruitment, and SAPFA Hosted, Chicago Police Memorial Fund Fundraiser. Information TBA, Have a great day, stay safe, TALTAV

04/02/2017

SAPFA will hold its April,13 2017 meeting at Martin's Corner bar located at 2058 W. 22nd Place, Chicago, IL 60608, at 7 P.M., Additional Free Parking off street is available in St. Paul's Parking Lot located at 2127 W 22nd Pl, Chicago, IL 60608 Topics of discussion will be First Responder Recruitment, and SAPFA Hosted, Chicago Police Memorial Fund Fundraiser. Information TBA, Have a great day, stay safe, TALTAV

07/13/2016

SAPFA will hold its September 6, 2016 meeting at The Delux Bar & Grill located at 669 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622, at 7 P.M. Topics of discussion First Responder Recruitment! Free parking is available in front of The Delux Bar, The July and August meetings have been postponed due to summer schedules and vacation plans made by our membership . Have a great day, stay safe, TALTAV

07/13/2016

PRAYER VIGIL TO SUPPORT LAW ENFORCEMENT
When: Sunday July 24th @ 10:00 A.M.
Where: 1718 S State Chicago, IL Out Front of 001st district police station We are having a prayer Vigil to support all of our brave men and women in Law Enforcement. Please wear blue and feel free to make signs to show support. This is going to be a peaceful vigil to show we stand behind our police.

SAPFA will hold its June 7, 2016 meeting at The Delux Bar & Grill located at 669 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622, at...
05/28/2016
Mission | Scandinavian American Police and Fire Association

SAPFA will hold its June 7, 2016 meeting at The Delux Bar & Grill located at 669 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622, at 7 P.M. Topics of discussion will be First Responder Recruitment, and The SAPFA hosted 100 Club Fundraiser, Raffle Tickets, Event Tickets are available! Free parking is available in front of The Delux Bar. Have a great day, stay safe, TALTAV!! The Event information can be found on our Website www.sapfa.org

The Mission of the Scandinavian American Police and Fire Association is to promote, preserve, and cherish a lasting appreciation of the heritage and culture of the Scandinavian countries while growing soundly as a fraternal benefit society and offering maximum benefits to all our members.

04/29/2016

SAPFA will hold its May 3, 2016 meeting at The Delux Bar & Grill located at 669 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622, at 7 P.M. Topics of discussion will be First Responder Recruitment, and The SAPFA hosted 100 Club Fundraiser, Raffle Tickets, Event Tickets are available! Free parking is available in front of The Delux Bar. Have a great day, stay safe, TALTAV!!

02/18/2016

SAPFA will hold its March 1, 2016 meeting at The Delux Bar & Grill located at 669 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622, at 7 P.M. Topics of discussion will be First Responder Recruitment, and The SAPFA hosted 100 Club Fundraiser. Have a great day, stay safe, TALTAV!!

01/26/2016

SAPFA will hold it's February 2, 2016 meeting at The Polk Street Pub located at 548 W. Polk Street, at 7 P. M. Topics of discussion will be SAPFA Hosted 100 Club Fundraiser, and Membership Recruitment for all First Responders and their Family Members! Free Parking is available in the lot in the rear of the Pub, enter lot off alley between Clinton & Jefferson Street. Have a great day, stay safe, and always Take A Liking To A Viking!

01/01/2016

SAPFA will hold it's 5 January, 2016 Monthly meeting at the Polk Street Pub 548 W Polk, at 7 PM. Topic of interest will be SAPFA Fundraiser plans, & membership recruitment of first responders!

12/14/2015

The SAPFA Officers, Board Members and the entire SAPFA Membership would like to send their condolences to the family and friends of Firefighter Daniel Capuano. His ultimate sacrifice to protect the citizens of Chicago will not be forgotten!

11/27/2015

SAPFA will hold it's 1 December 2015 Monthly meeting at the Polk Street Pub 548 W Polk, at 7 PM. Topic of interest will be membership recruitment of first responders!

09/28/2015

SAPFA will hold it's next monthly meeting on 6 October 2015 at The Polk Street Pub, located at 548 W. Polk, Chicago, IL, at 7 P M, Topics of discussion will include First Responder Recruitment!
Have a great day, stay safe, TALTAV!!

07/01/2015

SAPFA will hold it's next monthly meeting on 1 September 2015, at The Polk Street Pub, located at 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL, at 7 P.M., The summer schedule, will accomodate SAPFA member's family obligation's & their vacation plans. Topic of discussion wil be First Responer Recruitment.

The Scandinavian American Police and Fire Association of Illinois
04/19/2015

The Scandinavian American Police and Fire Association of Illinois

SAPFA will hold it's 5 May 2015 mothly meeting at The Polk Street Pub, 548 W. Polk Street, 7 P.M., Topics of dicussion w...
04/19/2015

SAPFA will hold it's 5 May 2015 mothly meeting at The Polk Street Pub, 548 W. Polk Street, 7 P.M., Topics of dicussion will include The 23 May 2015 SAPFA Hosted Event, for The CPMF Get Behind The Vest Campaign. Event information can be found on our website www.sapfa.org Event Page.

SAPFA will hold it's 7 April 2015 meeting at The polk Street Pub, Located at 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL at 7 P. M.,...
03/29/2015

SAPFA will hold it's 7 April 2015 meeting at The polk Street Pub, Located at 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL at 7 P. M., free parking is available in the lot behind the Pub, enter the lot off the alley between Jefferson & Clinton Street. Topics of discussion will be the up coming benefit for The Chicago Police Memoraial Fund's Get Behind The Vest Campaign on 23 May 2015, at Bourbon Street 3359 W.115th Street, Merrionette Park, IL 7 P. M. until 11 P. M. Information on the benefit can also be found on our website event page www.sapfa.org, TALTAV-Craig Ford !!

03/09/2015

SAPFA will hold it's meeting at The Polk Street Pub, located at 548 W Polk Street, Chicago, IL, at 7 P M.Free parking available in the lot behind the pub, enter off ally betweem Jefferson & Clinton Streets!

02/22/2015

SAPFA will hold it's March 3, 2015 Meeting at the Polk Street Pub Located at 548 W. Polk, Chicago, IL, at 7 P M. Free parking in the lot behind the Pub, enter off the alley between Clinton & Jefferson Steets. Topics of dicussion will be membership recruitment and the SAPFA May Fundraiser to benefit the CPMF.

01/16/2015

SAPFA will holds it's February 3, 2015 monthly meeting at the Polk Street Pub located at 548 W. Polk Street Chicago, at 7 P.M. Free parking in the lot behind the pub. Enter the lot via the alley between Clinton & Jefferson Streets. Enter pub at the rear door. Take A Liking To A Viking- Craig Ford Founding President!

12/28/2014

SAPFA will hold it's January 6, 2015 monthly meeting at the Polk Street Pub, located at 548 W Polk Street, at 7 P. M. Free parking in the lot behind the Pub, enter the alley off Clinton or Jefferson Streets. Take A Liking To A Viking- Craig Ford, Founding President!

12/24/2014

The Scandinavian American Police & Fire Association would like to wish a safe & enjoyable holiday to all First Responders and their Families, we are sending our prayers out to the Families of our NYPD Brothers lost this week to a senseless act of violence!

11/12/2014

SAPFA's next monthly meeting will be held on 2 December 2014, at The Polk Street Pub, located at 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL. Topics of dicussion will include fiture fund raising events and First responder recruitment. Welcome to our newest members Clifford Morland, & Maurice Guerin!! Skoal,TALTAV!!

10/04/2014

The SAPFA monthly meetings are reverting back to the first Tuesday of every month. The next meetig will be held on November 4, 2014 at the Polk Street Pub located at 548 W. Polk, at 7 P. M., TALTAV!!

09/04/2014

SAPFA's Next meeting will be held on 1 October 2014, at the Polk Street Pub 548 W. Polk Street, 7 P.M., TALTAV!!

07/29/2014

SAPFA'S, next monthly meeting will be held on September 3, 2014, at the Polk Street Pub 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL. Topics of discussion, will include membership recruitment, & future fund raising events. TALTAV!!

06/30/2014

SAPFA, Will meet at the Polk Street Pub 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL, on 2 July 2014, 7 P M. Free parking is available in parking lot off the alley behind the Pub. Topic's of discussion will be First Responder Membership Rrecruitment!! TALTAV!!

05/28/2014

SAPFA, Will hold it's monthly meeting on Wednesday June 4, 2014 at The Polk Street Pub 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL, at 7 P. M. Free parking is available behind the pub, enter the parking lot off the alley just north of Polk, between Clinton & Jefferson Streets. Topics of discussion will be SAPFA recruitment. SAPFA will be in a booth, at the CFD Picnic Fundraiser this Saturday, at Sundown Meadows Picnic Grove, on Lagrange Road just north of I55, benefitting Wounded Americans Soldiers & Fallen Hero's. Stop by and support a great cause! Take A Liking To A Viking!!

04/10/2014

Just a reminder to all members, our monthly SAPFA meetings will be held on the First Wednesday of the month until further notice. Same location & time. We will still be meeting at The Polk Street Pub 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL, at 7 P.M. Free parking is available in the lot behind the Pub. Enter the parking lot off the alley North of Polk Street, between Clinton or Jefferson Streets. Topics of discussion will be the May 18, 2014 Park Ridge, IL Parade, Celebrating The 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Norwegian Constitution, and membership recruitment. All Law Enforcement, Fire, and Paramedic Personnel & Family Members are invited to join us for the parade event! Anyone interested can contact SAPFA President Robert E. Hansen, Jr. at 773-972-0029 for further details! Take A Liking Too A Viking!!

03/10/2014

The SAPFA Officer's, Board Member's, and the entire membership would like to welcome our newest SAPFA Member, Michael P Williamson to our clan!!

03/06/2014

The SAPFA Officer's,Board Members, and the entire membership, would like to welcome our newest member Eugene Engebretson into our clan!! He is our founding President Craig Ford's cousin. Eugene lives in Waupaca, WI. TALTAV!!

03/06/2014

SAPFA will hold it's 8 April 2014, monthly meeting at The Polk Street Pub, which is located at 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL, at 7 P.M. Free parking is available behind the Pub, enter the lot off the alley between Jefferson & Clinton Streets. Topics of discussion will be upcoming fund raising, and First Responder Recruitment. Have a great day , TALTAV! - Craig Ford!

01/30/2014

Due to an unforeseen conflict in work schedules, the 4 February 2014 meeting has been cancelled. The next SAPFA meeting will be held on 4 March 2014, at the same location, and same time. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by this cancellation!

01/20/2014

SAPFA will hold it's 4 February 2014, monthly meeting at the Polk Street Pub, which is located at 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL, at 7 P.M., free parking is available behind the Pub, enter the lot off the alley. Topics of discussion will include upcoming fundraiser, & First Responder recruitment! TALTAV!!! Craig Ford.

01/05/2014

SAPFA will hold it's January 7, 2014 meeting at the Polk Street Pub, which is located at 548 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL, at 7 P. M., free parking is available behind the Pub, enter the lot off the alley. Topics of discussion will include future fundraising, and First Responder Recruitment. TALTAV!!! - Craig Ford!!

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❤️ Having worked side by side with Police Officers for more than 16 years as a Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney, Pam feels encouraged to reach out and ask for support from groups like yours; groups whose members she has fought long and hard with. As the wife of a Chicago Police Officer, Pam would be humbled and honored to receive support from your Organization and your members. Stay safe everyone! ❤️
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No info about upcoming golf outing?