5330 Elm Street McHenry, IL 60050


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 12-5pm
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 – the first 100 to sign up, receive a FREE Metra ticket good for the event: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/fbTcjUiPP5LYxrRazvqUQw


January 25, 2020 – People In Need Forum 

This forum is a relaxed and information-filled way to find out about varied resources in McHenry County for you or anyone you know that may be in need. Come for the booths, come for the workshops, come for the networking…you’ll be welcomed and will be glad you stopped in!

– Laura Franz, LCSW Executive Director TLS Veterans

Event Details:
Saturday, January 25th 8am-1pm
Where: The Luecht Auditorium at McHenry County College
8900 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL
Cost: FREE

January 26, 2020 – TLS 2020 Meat Raffle Road Tour 

Join us at The Lake House On Pistakee (formally Cabana’s on the Chain) to follow. 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:
Sunday, January 26th 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

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

With Appreciation to Our Elite and Red Sponsors:

COMPLETED – 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.

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