Chef Basil, Army Veteran - Giving Back Gala

May 27, 2016 Friday

Lizet Angulo, Honoree

"Never leaving a man or woman behind" is Chef Basil's moto. Vietnam Veteran honored seven people that helped him back to on his feet. After being released from prison (served 13 months), he was determined to help others and 5 years later, he became a Chef and fed 109,693 homeless veterans in 2015.

Memorial Weekend

May 29, 2016 Sunday

Ladies TKO assisted VFW Post #8620 place poppies on Veteran grave sites at Oakdale Cemetery, Glendora CA.

Memorial Weekend

May 30, 2016 Sunday

Lizet Angulo, CEO/founder - member of VFW Post #8620 Auxiliary was part of Honor Guards at Oakdale Cemetery, Glendora CA.

Memorial Weekend

May 30, 2016 - Monday

TKO staff helped clean the dining area and the kitchen at VFW # 8720 Post

for Veterans, Military families and community at BBQ. 

Los Angeles Job Corps Community Relations Meeting July 28, 2016

Additional pictures in photo gallery

Veteran's Job Career & Fair, August 28, 2016

Sponsored by Senator Isadore Hall

USS Iowa, San Pedro CA

Ladies TKO is in the House!

Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner - November 24, 2016

VFW Post #8620

Went grocery shopping and hours later, we had a 10 course meal. With the assistance of Chef Tamara, Chef James, Chef Christine and Chef Basil.

Chef Christine and Lizet (me)

Ladies TKO & Chef Basil Broken Soldiers Community Gala Awards  May 2017

LATTC Roof Top, Los Angeles

CSEA Appreciation Week - May 2017

Lizet, President LTKO is also, Personnel Commission Chair for Bassett Unified School District and helped celebrate CSEA appreciation week with a Hawaiian Theme and Luncheon along with their union.

Top left: Lizet and Aaron Simental (Personnel Commissioners) with Employees.

Top Right: Union President, Ruben C., Aaron, Lizet, Frank V. Union Rep, and Dolores Rivera, Board of Education Trustee, President.

Bottom left: BUSD Administrators, CSEA Officers, Personnel Commission staff and Personnel Commissioners.

Serving our employees! 

Alzheimer's Walk - June 10, 2017‚Äč

Ladies TKO sponsored Alzheimer's Walk with Crest View in Apple Valley, CA. Irma Pinon-Gusman, Correspondence Secretary (husband, Freddy G volunteered) and Lizet (President/Founder) and her husband, Chef Basil also volunteered.

Turkey Give Away 

November 2017 

We picked up over 150 turkeys and gave them to non profit organizations, college for feed homeless students, battered shelters, low income families, and veterans.  

Ladies TKO participates in Martin Luther King, Jr.  Parade and sponsors meals for Law Enforcement Parade Headquarters - January 2018

Ladies TKO joins Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce - April 2018

Ladies TKO & Chef Basil Broken Soldiers Community Gala Awards - May 2018

West Covina, VFW Post #8620

Ladies TKO sponsors Backpack Give Away

Victor Valley Rescue Mission - August 2018

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Truck N Treat


Victorville:  Ladies TKO sponsor the event with New Creations Car Club with candies.  In Old Town Victorville, car clubs across the High Desert gather off of C street and Seventh Street distributing candies to the children in the neighborhood. It is a safe environment and the car clubs decorate their trunk in the Spirit of Halloween/Dia de Los Muertos.  Music is heard and the atmosphere is joyful.

Ladies TKO participates in 

Victorville Veteran's Day Parade 2018

Thanksgiving Dinner - Veterans, families and Communities  - 2018

West Covina, VFW Post #8620

Long Walk - 2018

Fort Irwin Army Soldiers march to CalVets - Barstow

Ladies TKO sponsors Lunch for Soldiers and Residents at the Barstow Home

Christmas at the Homeless Shelter - 2018

Victorville, CA -  We were not allowed to take photographs of the residents receiving their gifts to respect their privacy.   We gave gifts for every man, woman and child.  Their Christmas Bags were: blankets, toiletries, extra goodies for the adults. The children were also given toys for their appropriate. ages. We stayed to see Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.  It was such a Blessed Christmas Eve and we will be returning next year.   

Ladies TKO - Board of Directors 

Christmas Meeting - 2018

Las Vegas, NV Branch

Ladies TKO & Chef Basil Broken Soldiers Community Gala Awards - May 2019

San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, Victorville

Trona - Humanitarian Effort

Town was hit with 6.9 Earthquake July 2019

Ladies TKO organized Disaster Team to Assist