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OCTOBER MEETING: WINDHAM’S HELPING HANDS

OCTOBER MEETING: WINDHAM’S HELPING HANDS

At the October 2, 2019 meeting, guest speaker Patti Letizio, co-president of Windham’s Helping Hands, explained the community outreach her organization provides. She described some of the many services such as Support for Families Fighting Cancer, Back to School Clothing and Supplies, Winter Coats, Thanksgiving 

OCTOBER COAT DRIVE

OCTOBER COAT DRIVE

On Saturday, October 5, WSCW held its first Coat Drive of the year. Thanks to the generosity of Windham residents, 822 coats, sweaters and miscellaneous items were collected. They will be  distributed to Shepherd’s Pantry in Windham, New Horizons in Manchester and two organizations in 

DONATION TO NESMITH LIBRARY

DONATION TO NESMITH LIBRARY

Ruth-Ellen Post, President of the Woman’s Service Club of Windham, presented Sylvie Brikiatis, Director of Nesmith Library and Laura Montgomery, Book Group Liaison, with a check for two “Reads To Go” book bags. The New Hampshire “Reads To Go” Program makes book discussion kits, containing 

SEPTEMBER MEETING: Hero Pups

SEPTEMBER MEETING: Hero Pups

Pictured: Haven, Laura Barker, Nancy Greenberg At the September 4, 2019 meeting Laura Barker, Director of “Hero Pups,” spoke passionately about raising and training service pups to place them with veterans and first responders who are dealing with PTSD, anxiety, and service-connected challenges. WSCW provided 

School Supplies for Golden Brook

School Supplies for Golden Brook

Photo: Ruth Bellizzi At the September 4, 2019 meeting, WSCW members generously contributed large quantities of pens, pencils, markers and other school supplies to be donated to Golden Brook School. Post Views: 298

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AT THE VETERAN’S ADMINISTRATION

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AT THE VETERAN’S ADMINISTRATION

On Wednesday, July 31, the WSCW sponsored an Ice Cream Social at the Community Living Center at the Manchester V A. Most of the residents enjoyed vanilla, chocolate, strawberry or butter crunch ice cream sundaes made to order. There was a wide variety of toppings 

BINGO AT THE V A

BINGO AT THE V A

WSCW sponsors Bingo at the Community Living Center at the Manchester V A six times per year. At each visit five or six members serve snacks and socialize with the residents. The Club provides the $1 prizes. Some of the members individually assist residents as 

ANNUAL “BABY SHOWER” BRINGS BIG-HEARTED RESULTS

ANNUAL “BABY SHOWER” BRINGS BIG-HEARTED RESULTS

Once again, donors to the annual WSCW “Baby Shower” were very generous!  Supplies and clothing for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers appear to include at least five car seats, which tend to be costly and desperately needed by young moms to keep their little ones safe. 

JUNE SOCIAL AT THE WAYSIDE INN

JUNE SOCIAL AT THE WAYSIDE INN

On Wednesday, June 5, twenty-two WSCW members carpooled to the historic Longfellow’s Wayside Inn in Sudbury for a delicious lunch of boneless breast of chicken or baked scrod. As it was a beautiful sunny day, some of the members visited the Grist Mill rebuilt in 

MAY GUEST SPEAKER

MAY GUEST SPEAKER

At the May 1 meeting, Karen Munsell, from Our Place in Manchester, spoke of the many services her organization provides to young low-income families in the Manchester and Nashua areas. Our Place follows new parents from pregnancy through the first three years of their child’s