Upcoming Events & Activities

Check out our upcoming BIG events and activities and plan to join us!

Researching and Writing

The 2021 Patricia Loyd Handy Educational Essay Competition includes $500.00 scholarships to provide financial support to deserving Chicago metropolitan area 12th grade high school students and college freshmen students who desire to excel in their educational career.

Memorial Red Rose

Every year, BIG® hosts a National celebration to honor and recognize members who have transitioned. This year we will host, "Unforgotten Service" to celebrate the members who transitioned from August 2020 to July 2021. 


This back-to-school activity supports homeless youth in the DC metropolitan area by providing essential school supplies and personal items. Please join us in helping these students gain access to everything they need to begin a successful school year.