Our Events

Hosting Events we all want to participate in

Join us at all of our events so we can raise funds to help our Veterans in need.

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Bowling for Veterans

"Bowling for Veterans" was first hosted in 2013 as a fun fundraiser with some local friends and businesses to raise money for Veterans in need of help. Back then we chose the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton, IL as our beneficiary and the funds raised at this event have continued to support this great local non-profit ever since.


Save-A-Joe Pub Crawl

Every year we host a Pub Crawl as one of our Annual Events to give our supporters and advocates a super fun way to help us raise money. What a great way to have fun and do good. 

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Fiesta Days Car Show

Join us at the McHenry County Fiesta Days in July of each year to check out all of the amazing cars of all types. Antiques, Custom, Rat Rods and more. Bring your car and join us too!


Pig Gig "Ride & Roast"

This event is a collaboration with IL Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 and the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapters 24-2 and 24-6. The day starts with a Poker Run style motorcycle ride and rolls into a Pig Roast Dinner with Live Music, Vendors, and Raffles in the afternoon. 

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Save-A-Joe Board of Directors

Meet the Crew!

From Left to Right: Joe and Heather Walkowiak (Vice President), Rob Bailey (with the Beard), Joe and Lisa Kyle (Secretary), Lisa (Treasurer) and Paul Schifferer (President)

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