Event Calendar

The Third Annual Jazz Show

Saturday, July 8, 2006 at 8:00pm at Memorial Hall in Wilmington, VT…..Sue Andrea, Bill Shontz, Phyllis Isaacson, George Adair and Billy Arnold will perform.

West River Habitat Potluck Supper

West River Habitat for Humanity invites you to their fourth annual potluck supper on Thursday, December 8, 2005 at 6:00pm. The social will be held at the Jacksonville Municipal Center on Rte. 100 in Jacksonville. Everyone is invited to learn about our organization and help us celebrate the progress of our second habitat house. Come meet other volunteers and find out ways you can become a volunteer or an active supporter. Please bring a favorite dish to share. Beverages will be provided. For more information please call 348-6608.

Walk for Humanity

There is still time to pick up a sponsor sheet to walk in the First Annual Walkathon in Whitingham sponsored by West River Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers are also needed to donate a potluck dish for the luncheon following the walk. Registration will begin at 8:30 am at Town Hill Park on Saturday, September 10, 2005 The walk will begin at Town Hill Park, down Town Hill Rd., crossing Rt. 100 over to Maple St, circling around to the site of the next habitat house on School Street, back down to Rt. 100, around Lake Sadawga, up to Poverty Row, and back to the park. It will entail a distance of approximately 4 miles with varied terrain. All ages are welcome. Proceeds from those people who sponsor a walker will go towards the construction of the Whitingham house which will be built by Tracey and Jonathan Gamache in partnership with West River Habitat volunteers. For information about the walkathon, the pot luck luncheon, or West River Habitat for Humanity please call 348-6608 or 368-2491. Sponsor sheets are available at the Whitingham Country Store. Please support this greater community fundraiser. West River Habitat always welcomes new volunteers to help with fundraising projects and community building which in turn helps build habitat houses.

Meetings Rescheduled

The September Development Meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 2005 @ 9:30 am at the Petee Library in Wilmington. Anyone interested in helping with fundraising projects is invited. The board meeting usually held on the third Thursday has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2005 @ 7:00pm at the West Dover Congregational Church on Rte. 100. Anyone interested in becoming involved with West River Habitat for Humanity is encouraged to attend this meeting.


West River Habitat for Humanity will host the “First Annual Walkathon” in Whitingham on Saturday, September 10, 2005 at 10:00 am at Town Hill Park. The route is approximately 4 miles. Walkers will pass by the site of the next habitat house to be built in Whitingham. Proceeds for this fundraiser will go towards its construction. For more information about registration and sponsor sheets please call 368-2491 or 348-6608 or stop by the Whitingham Country Store by August 15th so your t-shirt may be ordered for this event. A potluck luncheon will follow the walk at Town Park. Please help support this community project by sponsoring a walker, donating food for the luncheon, or volunteering your time or talents for West River Habitat.


The West River Habitat for Humanity Board will meet on May 19, 2005 at the Congregational Church in West Dover on Rte. 100 at 7:00 pm. Anyone who is interested in getting involved in the development of the next habitat house to be built in Whitingham, is invited to this meeting. This will the second habitat house built by dedicated volunteers in the greater community. We are looking for more volunteers to work on committees as well as in the actual building process. Please call 348-6608 for further details as to how you can get involved in this rewarding community project. West River Habitat’s goal is to help eliminate sub-standard housing in southern Vermont. The organization serves the following communities: Athens, Brookline, Dover, Jamaica,Londonderry, Newfane, Somerset, Stratton, Townsend, Wardsboro, Whitingham, Wilmington, and Windham.


There will be a board meeting in Jacksonville on April 21, 2005 at 7:00pm. The meeting will take place at the Jacksonville Municipal Center on Rte. 100. Anyone who is interested in volunteering for the Whitingham project is welcome to attend. We have a need for people who are interested in committee work, publicity, and/or any phase of construction from site work to foundation and up to the roof as well as people who can help procure building supplies and other donations. Please consider this worthwhile community endeavor.


West River Habitat for Humanity will once again present Sue Andrea and friends in a Jazz Show fundraiser. All profits will benefit the second habitat project to be built in Whitingham. The concert is scheduled for July 9, 2005 at Memorial Hall in Wilmington. Stay tuned for more information as this fundraiser develops. If you are interested in volunteering your time and talents into developing this fundraiser please call 348-6608 or 348-7236.


The West River Habitat for Humanity Board Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 22, 2005 at 7:00pm at the Jacksonville Municipal Building on Rte. 100 in Jacksonville. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the Whitingham project and volunteering are welcome. Please bring a friend.


The WRHFH board meetings will be now held at the Whitingham Town Building at 7:00pm every third Thursday in Jacksonville on Rte.100 EXCEPT the February meeting which will be held on February 10, 2005 instead. You are welcome to attend this open meeting and bring a friend.


Saturday January 15th, 2005 (snow date January 16th)
Dover Town Hall
5:00pm to 7:30pm

PROMOTIONAL MEETING (new volunteers)

Thursday January 20, 2005
Whitingham Town Building