Director Goran Anderson Dead At Age 92

[Death date corrected, Ed.] The Maywood Bataan Day Organization joins the family and friends of Goran Anderson in mourning his passing on June 9th. Goran had been a director on the board of the Maywood Bataan Day Organization for many years. He was a faithful volunteer and a stickler for getting things done – and done right....

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Col. McMahon @ Pearl Harbor

Our own President, Col. Richard McMahon, Jr., has been busy while he’s hopping around the Pacific. Here’s an article recently published where he talks about his time volunteering at the Pearl Harbor Memorial in Hawai’i. Snowbird...

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Lennel Grace Memorial Details

The Grace family has provided the service dates and times for Lennel Grace.  Please forward to those who may wish to join in paying respect and mourning their loss and ours. Visitation:  Friday, March 11, 4:00-8:00pm Wake:  Saturday, March 12, 10:00-11:00am Service:  Saturday, March 12, 11:00am-12:00pm Visitation and services will...

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MBDO Director Lennel Grace

It is with heavy hearts that the Board of Directors of the Maywood Bataan Day Organization passes on the sad news that Director Lennel Grace passed away unexpectedly Thursday night. Lennel was not only an active Board member for the MBDO, but a tireless advocate for our organization and the Village of Maywood. We will miss his...

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Welcome Director Jim Opolony!

By acclimation, the Maywood Bataan Day Board of Directors was happy to appoint long-time MBDO friend, Jim Opolony to the board at the February 2016 Board meeting. Most of those familiar with the story of Maywood Bataan Day are also familiar with Jim Opolony, a tireless crusader in the fight to preserve and immortalize the stories...

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Kyle FitzGerald Elected Director

At the August MBDO Board Meeting, Kyle FitzGerald, Owner/Director at ReUse Depot in Maywood, Illinois, was approved as a Director-At-Large for the Maywood Bataan Day Organization. Please welcome Kyle to our Board. Here is some additional information Kyle shared with the MBDO: Kyle FitzGerald has been involved in construction and...

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