Community Organizations

American Legion Post 253

8 p.m. third Thursdays, 5711 Kenosha St., Richmond (815) 678-4192.

American Legion Post 491
8 p.m. second Mondays, 1331 N. Riverside Dr., McHenry, (815) 653-4362.
7 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 3717 Main St., McHenry.
Boy Scout Troop 149
7 p.m. Tuesdays, McHenry Township Hall, 3703 N. Richmond Rd. (Rte 31), McHenry.
7 p.m. Tuesdays, Johnsburg Community Club.
Busy Three 4-H Club
For the McHenry area,  (815) 344-4815.
Clover Rockets 4-H Club
7 p.m. first Thursday, State Bank of Lakes, Spring Grove, (815) 678-4684.
Community Clovers & Gophers 4-H Club
7 p.m. third Tuesday, Community Church, Richmond
Double Dilemma
Mothers of Twins, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, For all mothers of multiple births as well as adoptive and expectant moms, (847) 487-4401, (847) 458-0024.
The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is a citizen organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the environment.
Four McHenry 4-H Club
7 p.m. third Monday, McHenry Municipal Center.
Johnsburg Area Business Association
The Johnsburg Area Business Association (JABA) is a group of local business owners who meet monthly to discuss topics of interest to small to mid-sized business owners.
The Johnsburg Area Business Association's main focus is on the education of business owners. Past meetings have covered topics ranging from "cheap/free" advertising for small business owners, to "how-to's" on fulfilling the requirements of various state and federal regulations. Members also have a great opportunity to network with local business owners and their employee's, along with local village officials.

Meetings are on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Johnsburg State Bank, Second Floor Meeting Room,
3503 Chapel Hill Road.  For information on JABA, call 815-347-0181.

2315 W. Church Street, Johnsburg, Illinois 60051, (815) 358-9899.
Johnsburg Police Explorer Post 567
 Law Enforcement Exploring is a work-site based training program for individuals 14-21 years old who have an interest in law enforcement. Explorers learn responsibility, leadership, positive character traits, career training, and learn the importance of public service, thereby serving as leaders and role models to peers and their community. The Post currently meets Sundays at 6:00 pm at the Johnsburg Police Station, 3611 N. Chapel Hill Rd. For more information or to join, contact the Johnsburg Police at (815) 385-6024 or email
LaLeche League
10 a.m. second Friday, Spring Grove/Johnsburg Group,Johnsburg Public Library,3000 W. Johnsburg Rd., Johnsburg, (815) 363-8762, (815) 675-6963.
Lions District 1-J, Illinois USA
McHenry Area Jaycees
7:30 p.m. second Tuesday (except August), McHenry VFW Hall, 3002 Ws. Route 120, McHenry (815) 344-6471.
The McHenry County Conservation District was established to acquire and maintain land as open space--for Preservation, Education and Recreation.
McHenry County Explorers 4-H Club
 2:30 p.m. third Sundays, 5110 Hampshire Ln., McHenry (815) 675-2874.
University of Illinois outreach to the local people. Extension provides practical research-based information to make a positive difference in people's lives.
6422 Main Street, P.O. Box 434, Union, IL 60180
(815) 923-2267 or
McHenry County Mothers of Multiples (McMOMS)
7 p.m. second Thursdays, Nippersink Library in Richmond, (815) 759-0760.
Mighty Four 4-H Club
7 p.m. second Monday, Prem Magnetics building in Johnsburg, (847) 497-9435.
A state licensed No-Kill, Non-Profit Animal Shelter.  Champions the humane treatment of domesticated animals.
Polish Legion of American Veterans Post 188
11:00 a.m. Fourth Sundays, 1304 Park St., McHenry (815) 385-9789.
No cost services for seniors who live in McHenry County or Sun City Huntley. 7105 Virginia Rd., Ste. 21, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, (815) 455-3120.
VFW Post #11496, Johnsburg
VFW Post 11496 holds their meetings every second Tuesday of the month, 7pm, in the Senior Center Lodge building, situated directly behind the McHenry Moose Lodge on Rt. 31, north of McHenry. For additional information: (815) 385-8128
VFW Post #4600
7:30 p.m. first Mondays, 3002 W. Route 120, McHenry (815) 385-4600.
Viet Now McHenry County Chapter
7 p.m. fourth Mondays, McHenry VFW 4600, 3002 W. Route 120, McHenry.
4508 Prime Parkway, McHenry, IL 60050 (815) 344-4483
Wonder Lake Senior Citizen's Club

1 p.m. first and third Mondays, McHenry Township Center, (815) 653-3516.