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April 18, 2015 9:00 AM • 5 Sheffield Road, Winchester
May 13, 2015 10:00 AM • Cambridge Street, Winchester, MA
May 15, 2015 5:00 PM • Winchester
May 16, 2015 9:00 AM • Winchester, MA
June 16, 2015 11:15 AM • Parish of the Epiphany


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En Ka Exchange extends

shopping hours!

En Ka Exchange - "Dress for Less"

     The En Ka Exchange, a clothing consignment shop located on 1037 Main Street i Winchester, MA, is extending their hours. Starting on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, the shop will be open from 10 AM until 1 PM. In addition, they will be extending their Saturday hours to 11 AM until 3 PM 


The shop is managed and staffed entirely by En Ka Society volunteers. Proceeds benefit local organizations to which the En Ka Society provides financial grants.



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Magical Moments 


The En Ka Street Fair arrives in Winchester on Friday, May 15thand Saturday, May 16th.

This annual town tradition promises great family fun with something for everyone to enjoy. Come try the rides, play some games and sample the food offerings. Browse for book deals, shop for baked goods and look for bargains. The fairgrounds and are located across from Town Hall at the corner of Mt. Vernon Street and Skillings Road.  Create your own “magical moments” on Friday from 5 pm to 11pm and Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm.

Kicking off this year’s fair will be several En Ka events & activities:

En Ka Day at Mahoney’s – Wednesday, May 13th, 10 am – 5 pm

Mahoney’s Rocky Ledge Garden Center, 242 Cambridge Street, Winchester Mahoney’s will generously donate a percentage of the day’s sales to En Ka.  Buy flowers, plants, tools, gift certificates and more!

En Ka Parade – May 16th, 9 am

Line the streets of downtown Winchester for En Ka’s annual parade.  The parade departs from Winchester High School and concludes at our fairgrounds.

En Ka Quilt Raffle – May 16th, 9 pm

This year’s handcrafted quilt, a tribute to that special magic of the En Ka Fair, will be raffled off at the fairgrounds. 

En Ka Book Donations – between April 11th and May 5th

Please drop lightly used children’s and adult books in the collection shed at  the Carriage House by the Sanborn House, adjacent to Ambrose School at 27 High Street in Winchester. Books should be placed in small boxes, wrapped in plastic.

The En Ka Street Fair has been a tradition in Winchester since 1934, and is the primary fundraiser for the En Ka Society, a volunteer women’s organization in Winchester.  ALL Fair proceeds go back into the community through grants awarded to local non-profit, civic and charitable organizations.  For more information or to volunteer at the “Magical Moments” Fair please contact us.


& Seeks Third Quarter Grant Requests

The En Ka Society of Winchester is pleased to announce the recipients of its Second Quarter Grants.  The following organizations received financial gifts for use as described:

McCall Middle School Art Department: Funds to acquire permanent tools for Chasing And Repousse

Winchester Chamber of Commerce: Town Holiday lights replacement

EMARC: Funds to pay tennis court rental fees for handicapped Winchester residents

The Children’s Room:  Expressive art supplies for 9 Winchester residents.

Mission of Deeds: Purchase of bed and crib sets

Winchester Housing Authority:  Funds to replace furniture, appliances, plants, trips.

 Does your organization need funding for a project or a program? The En Ka Society of Winchester is soliciting requests for financial assistance from organizations serving the needs of Winchester residents.  The deadline for applications is March 1st, 2015.  

The En Ka Society is a volunteer non-profit women’s organization that provides aid, through volunteer service and fundraising, to local charities and organizations, which are charitable in nature, and benefit the Winchester community. Local non-profit organizations may apply for En Ka grants, which are awarded quarterly.

Since 2000, the En Ka Society has awarded over $1 Million through more than 400 grants to local organizations that address the needs of students and youth, the elderly, the physically challenged and non-profit organizations devoted to providing community enrichment and/or health and social services .  Please note that requests to fund salaries or fixed operating expenses cannot be considered. A project budget and organization financial statement must be included with the requests for funding, if available.

To download a Grant Request Application and to review the guidelines for requests, visit the GRANTS tab on this website.  For more information, please contact Tinie Noordzij, Gifts Chair Woman at the En Ka Exchange, 1037 Main Street, Winchester, MA  01890 or through this website.

 

 

En Ka Society Announces Second Quarter Grants

& Seeks Third Quarter Grant Requests

The En Ka Society of Winchester is pleased to announce the recipients of its Second Quarter Grants.  The following organizations received financial gifts for use as described:

McCall Middle School Art Department: Funds to acquire permanent tools for Chasing And Repousse

Winchester Chamber of Commerce: Town Holiday lights replacement

EMARC: Funds to pay tennis court rental fees for handicapped Winchester residents

The Children’s Room:  Expressive art supplies for 9 Winchester residents.

Mission of Deeds: Purchase of bed and crib sets

Winchester Housing Authority:  Funds to replace furniture, appliances, plants, trips.

 Does your organization need funding for a project or a program? The En Ka Society of Winchester is soliciting requests for financial assistance from organizations serving the needs of Winchester residents.  The deadline for applications is March 1st, 2015.  

The En Ka Society is a volunteer non-profit women’s organization that provides aid, through volunteer service and fundraising, to local charities and organizations, which are charitable in nature, and benefit the Winchester community. Local non-profit organizations may apply for En Ka grants, which are awarded quarterly.

Since 2000, the En Ka Society has awarded over $1 Million through more than 400 grants to local organizations that address the needs of students and youth, the elderly, the physically challenged and non-profit organizations devoted to providing community enrichment and/or health and social services .  Please note that requests to fund salaries or fixed operating expenses cannot be considered. A project budget and organization financial statement must be included with the requests for funding, if available.

To download a Grant Request Application and to review the guidelines for requests, visit the GRANTS tab on this website.  For more information, please contact Tinie Noordzij, Gifts Chair Woman at the En Ka Exchange, 1037 Main Street, Winchester, MA  01890 or through this website.

 

 


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