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Western Hanover Emergency Action Team

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Welcome to WHEAT, where we serve the Western Hanover community.

Announcing Zion’s Old Firehouse Concert Series 2018 – 2019 Season. Come out some time to see their stellar line-up of bluegrass / folk / roots music bands for the upcoming season. Uptown Beaverdam in Zion’s Old Firehouse, 16158 Beaverdam School Rd, Beaverdam. Mark your calendar and join the community for all four shows.  You will be glad you did. Only $5 for adults, ages 18 and under are free.

December 1 – Scattered, Covered and Smothered (spirited acoustic roots music)

February 16 –  East of Afton (high energy bluegrass classics and newgrass)

May 11 –  Highway 249 (paving the way with their own bluegrass sound)

July 27 – The Slack Family Band (fun, foot-tapping Slackgrass)

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Do you shop on Amazon? There’s a free service called AmazonSmile that they offer which allows a % of your purchases to go to your favorite charity. Please consider signing up for it and choosing WHEAT. It only takes a minute and it a tremendous benefit.

“Our Community” Quilt is being raffled by WHEAT. Tickets are $2 each and the drawing will be December 1, 2018. It is a 90″ X 90″ and queen-sized quilt made by Country School Quilters in Montpelier. It has 49 individual house applique’s and was quilted by Hanoverian Vicki Johnson. It has a sleeve for hanging and documentation labels on the back. Monies from the raffle will supply food for WHEAT’s twice monthly Open Pantry.

This quilt can be yours! Buy a raffle ticket to help the community and then cross your fingers.

Looking for resources and other programs? Aunt Bertha is more than a website. It’s an amazing tool that helps your see what’s available in your zip code for Emergency, Food, Housing, Goods, Transit, Health, Money, Care, Education, Work and Legal assistance.  Click here for Aunt Bertha