'Thirsty Thursday' summer kickoff fundraiser Summer kickoff fundraiser to benefit the Palatine Township Senior Center

Are you thirsty and ready to enjoy a summer evening? Come on over to Twin Lakes with some friends for "Thirsty Thursday" from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at 1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive, in Palatine.

The Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council will be "FUNdraising One Beer at a Time" for an excellent cause. Enjoy drinks, food, music, games and raffles under the tent and on the deck overlooking the water. Presale tickets are $25 each or $22 for five or more, or $30 at the door. Tickets include an appetizer buffet from 6 to 7:30 p.m., complimentary Miller beer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and a door prize ticket.

The 50/50 raffle tickets will be available for $10 each or three for $20 at the event or presale and you don't need to be present to win. Raffle tickets are also available for baskets for $2 each, three for $5, 10 for $10 or 25 for $20 at the event. Prizes include several amazing beer baskets, gift certificates to restaurants, water parks and more.

Thank you to sponsors: Diamond Pint Sponsors: Addolorata Villa - Franciscan Communities, Asbury Court, Dowell Group CPAs & Advisors, The Bob Haas Family, Mary Tarbit, and the Palatine Park District. Platinum Stein Sponsors: Lavelle Law, Ltd. Golden Mug Sponsors: Palatine Bank & Trust, Sunrise Senior Living in Schaumburg. Silver Beer Tap Sponsors: A HomeCare Service LLC, A New Day Aging, Alexian Village of Elk Grove, Assisting Hands Home Care, Belmont Village of Buffalo Grove, The Grand at Twin Lakes, J & J Pavement Repairs, Loving Care Animal Hospital. Bronze Pilsner Sponsors: Maryann Duffy, Edward Jones - Deb Gabriel, state Rep. Tom Morrison, Waverly Inn Memory Care. Beverage Sponsor: Rocco Vino's - Twin Lakes.

Tickets are available at the Palatine Township Senior Center, 505 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL 60067 or to purchase online, visit

For information contact Kate Johnson at (847) 991-1112 or

Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council provides programs and services which support older adults and their families by encouraging independence, well-being and connection to the community. The Recreation, Education, Health and Wellness, Noon Dining, Home Delivered Meals, Adult Day Care, and Social Services programs are available to persons 50 and older and their families who live in Palatine Township and the surrounding communities in the North and Northwest suburbs. Services are available in English, Spanish and Russian at five satellite locations. The Social Services staff also makes home visits as needed. For information, visit or call (847) 991-1112.

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