5330 Elm Street McHenry, IL 60050


Our BOGO promotion limit, as well as our first 100 free Metra ticket giveaway, have been reached. Congratulations to those who took advantage of these offers, and thank you for your support!

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March 7, 2020 – Lucky Rail Run Train Crawl – On Sale Now!
Get on board to help local veterans with TLS Veterans! We are hosting our 2nd annual Lucky Rail Run Train Crawl featuring The Thompson Duo. Ride the Metra UP Northwest Line from Arlington Heights to Crystal Lake or hop on at any of the five stops to benefit TLS and bring awareness to the hand up services they provide to local veterans and their families. A variety of raffle baskets also benefiting TLS Veterans will be present at each location.
Event Details:
When: Saturday, March 7th 11-5pm
Where: Eddie’s of Arlington – Arlington Heights, JL’s Pizza and Sports Bar – Palatine, Yankee Doodle Inn – Barrington, The Track’s- Cary, or Matt’s Tavern- Crystal Lake.
Cost: $20 per person – Discounted Metra tickets available at $5.00 good for the event.  The $5.00 ticket can be purchased at the bar where registered : https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/fbTcjUiPP5LYxrRazvqUQw


Pat Harrison Chicago River Run Fishing Trip for 4 Veterans

TLS Veterans Outdoors is offering 4 military veterans a unique fishing trip on the Chicago River. The trip will take place March 25th, all day, with professional fishing guide Pat Harrison.

Captain Pat has over 50 years of fishing experience. He fishes many bodies of water but focuses on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River.

Event Details:
When: Wednesday, March 25,2020.
Where: Chicago River. Pat will determine meeting place prior to the outing.
Cost: FREE to 4 lucky veterans. *Veterans will be chosen by TLS Veterans staff.


February 23, 2020 – What Is A Veteran, Anyway? Event 

Join us for this FREE and fun event. Dr. Robert Snyder, children’s author and Army Veteran will present his interactive discussion based on his books “What Is A Veteran, Anyway?” and “Why Did Daddy Have To Leave.” Along with Dr. Snyder’s presentation, the event includes raffle prizes, book give away’s and resources for veterans and military families. Join us along with our partners from the Holiday Inn – Crystal Lake, Kishwaukee Trail NSDAR, Road Home Program: The Center for Veterans and Their Families, Rotary, McHenry County VAC and Sage YMCA. No registration required but to RSVP for the event, email mott@tlsveterans.org

Event Details:
Sunday, February 23rd 2-4pm
Where: Sage YMCA, 701 Manor Rd, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Cost: FREE

Meat Raffle Road Tour 

Join us at Riverside Pub and The Lake House On Pistakee (formally Cabana’s on the Chain). Come out for a chance to win steak, chicken, seafood or chops. 10 rounds plus raffle prizes and chances to win event t-shirts!

Event Details:

When: Saturday, February 22nd 2-5pm
Where: The Lake House on Pistakee, formally Cabana’s on the Chain, 614 W Bald Knob Point, Johnsburg, IL 60051
Cost: 6 tickets for $5

When: Saturday, March 14th  2-5pm
Where: Riverside Pub, 1625 IL-176, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Cost: 6 tickets for $5

When: Sunday, March 29th 2-5pm
Where: The Lake House on Pistakee, formally Cabana’s on the Chain, 614 W Bald Knob Point, Johnsburg, IL 60051
Cost: 6 tickets for $5

With Appreciation to Our Elite and Red Sponsors:

Save the Date: August 7, 2020 at Boulder Ridge Country Club – United for Veterans Gala

2019 United for Veterans Gala – Boulder Ridge Country Club

We were so thrilled to host our guests for this year’s United for Veteran’s Gala. Together you raised over $50,000 in support of Veterans and their families through TLS. We would like to thank our sponsors and each individual donor who helped us to reach this goal.

Photos of the event can be found on our website under Photos/Videos.