Event Category: Fundraisers

Micah Kurtzman Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction

Micah Kurtzman, a Boy Scout out of troop 16 in Sycamore is having a Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction to raise funds for his Eagle Scout Project.

His project will be building 3 large storage shelves for Littlejohn Elementary in DeKalb. The estimated cost for the project is around $1,100.

The fundraiser is on Friday, February 22nd from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Sycamore United Methodist Church (160 Johnson Ave., Sycamore, IL).

The dinner is free with donation and the silent auction will also be helping a variety of small, locally owned businesses in the community.

Some of the items in the silent auction include books, games, home decor items, hats, and gift certificates from local eateries and  entertainment vendors.


HorsePower Bowling Fundraiser

Join us for the 7th Annual Bowling Fundraiser for HorsePower Therapeutic Riding! On February 23rd the doors open at 11:00 a.m. and bowling sign-in begins at 11:30 a.m. You can choose to bowl between two time slots: noon – 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Student trophy ceremony is at 2 p.m., in-between sessions.

4-5 bowlers per lane is ideal, but the front desk will assign you to a lane (and some new friends) if you have less than that. Throughout the event there will be Cupcake Sales, Silent Auctions, Bucket Raffle, Wine Grab Table, Face Painting Table and 50/50 Raffle Sales.

Please note this is a registration event; therefore, we welcome you to attend even if you don’t choose to bowl, but to do so you will need to purchase a “Non-Bowler” ticket.

Cost: Adult Bowler – $30, Children under 10 – $20, Non-bowler – $20

** Please Note Children 3 and Under are Free**

Tickets can be purchased via TicketLeap at the following link:  https://horsepower.ticketleap.com/bowling7

Can’t attend the event?  You can still help!
Please contact us at info@horsepowertr.com if you are interested in being a Sponsor of our program or participating in our 50/50 raffle!

For event updates, please visit our Facebook page!

For any questions or additional information please contact Carrie Capes at (815) 508-0804. Thank you for your support and we look forward to greeting each and every person on event day!

GK Fire Dept Annual Chili Supper

Come out February 23rd and support your local Fire Dept while enjoying chili, salad, desserts with your community.

The fun starts at 4 p.m. at the local Genoa Vets Home located at 311 S Washington St., Genoa.

You can buy your tickets now from any Fire Dept member or at the door. The tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children and 65+. 3 and under eat free.

We will also have hot dogs for the children who do not like chili which is included in their ticket. We provide water, milk and coffee included in ticket price. This is all you can eat so come hungry! The chili is made mild so if you like it spicy bring some hot sauce 🙂

Post any questions on the event page and we will answer promptly. Thanks in advance for everyone’s support!

Friends of the Sycamore Library BBQ Dinner

Sycamore Public Library needs help funding new windows and other capital projects in their historic Carnegie Building!
Join the Friends of the Sycamore Library for a tasty all-you-can-eat BBQ dinner sponsored by the Country Store and Catering to help fund these projects!

Dinner will take place at the Sycamore Veteran’s Club at 121 S. California St, Sycamore.

Can’t stay and eat? Purchase a ticket and pick up a to-go box at the event!
Tickets available at the Sycamore Public Library & the Chamber of Commerce.

Ticket Prices:
Ages 10 and up: $15 in advance, $16 at the door
Ages 6-9: $8 in advance, $9 at the door
Ages 5 and under: Free

Kingston American Legion Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

Tropical Tails

About Tropical Tails

Our largest annual fundraiser, Tropical Tails is an exciting dinner and auction that celebrates the life-saving work we accomplish together while raising critical funds to continue our mission.

Cocktail Reception            5:30 – 6:00 PM

Features an open bar (wine, beer and Tropical Tails Specialty drink), hors d’oeuvres and over 100 items in our silent auction!

Dinner Reception              6:00 – 8:00 PM

Features a wonderfully prepared meal, an exciting live auction, and an inspiring video celebrating the work we do together!

Live Auction & Entertainment  8:00 – 9:00 PM

Ticket Information

$65 – Early Bird price, BoGo Discount available for multiple tickets purchased.  Buy One Get One $10 off!

Discount can be applied to multiple tickets purchased in increments of two.

Early Bird Special Ends: 2/15/19 

$75 – Regular price

Tickets available for purchase through: 3/4/19

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Sycamore Vets Club Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

Come out and join us Friday March 15th for some great food and entertainment. Dine in or carry out! Tickets will be available at the Vets Club, just ask the bartender.


9th Annual Royal Children’s Ball

The DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau presents the 9th Annual Royal Children’s Ball.

We will have a Royal Salon, face painting, crafts, games, finger foods, DANCING, Balloon animals, and a cozy story corner. Join us for an enchanting night filled with family and royal FUN.

Don’t miss out on James the Magician, a performance from Dimensions Dance Academy and get a chance to meet every princess from Cinderella to Elsa!

Tickets are $15 per family member and are discounted for 6 or more and are available at the following locations:
•Youth Service Bureau: 330 Grove Street, DeKalb, IL
•Phone: (815) 748-2010
•Online: http://dcysb.com/royal-childrens-ball/

Indian Creek CCC People-For-People Auction


Hinckley Historical Society Dinner/Auction

Our annual Dinner/Auction is scheduled for April 27!!! This year’s event will be at the Hinckley Fire House and we are bringing back the silent auction! We will also have entertainment by The Wooden Rockers!

The Silent Auction starts at 5:30, dinner at 6:00, Live Auction at 7:00 and the Wooden Rockers will entertain until 11:00 p.m.

Tickets are $30 each. This will cover dinner, the auction, and entertainment. The fire house staff will have a bar open.

If you would like to donate to our auction, or need to buy tickets, please contact Debbie Appleby at (815) 286-3312.