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McHenry County, Illinois - Events - 2007

The Bacon Brothers Concert with Movie Star Kevin Bacon - 3/25/07

The Bacon Brothers featuring movie star Kevin Bacon will be performing a benefit concert for McHenry County Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS)

The event will also feature a silent auction that will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2007 at The Raue Center for Performing Arts in Crystal Lake, IL. 

Ticket prices range from $40.00 – ($125.00 which include a meet & Greet) Tickets will be available for purchase through the Raue Center Box Office on Friday February 2, 2007 by calling (815) 356-9212.  

All proceeds will benefit programs and Services of McHenry County Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) which provides year round services to the homeless men, women and children of McHenry County.

Jubilee Celebration for Pioneer Center  
for Human Services

Saturday April 21, 2007

Pioneer Center for Human Services will celebrate the 50th year of serving McHenry County with a Jubilee Celebration on Saturday April 21, 2007.  Tickets are $195 per person ($95 is a donation to Pioneer).  The cost includes a tour of the Sanfilippo music machine collection and a concert on the magnificent pipe organ at the Victorian Palace in Barrington .  The guests will take a trolley to the Carousel building where they will have cocktails & dinner.  A grand raffle, silent and oral auction will be included in the benefit evening.  A ride on the estate’s famous carousel is the highlight of the evening.  A ride on the estate’s famous carousel will be a highlight of the evening. 

This is the 23rd year for Gold Rush, the premiere fundraiser for Pioneer Center for Human Services.  Opportunities for sponsorship, advertising in the program book and donations for the auction and raffles are gratefully accepted.  To make a donation call Barb Swanson at 815.759.7144 or email .

Pioneer serves 1,327 persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, traumatic brain injury, children from birth to three with early intervention services and victims of sexual assault.  Proceeds from this gala event will provide general funding for case management, employment services, thirteen group homes, and many other programs offered by Pioneer.   

Search the web and raise money for Pioneer Center at the same time.  Next time you do an online search, use (powered by Yahoo!) and select Pioneer Center for Human Services as the charity you wish to support.  Then search the web as you would with any other search engine. 




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