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DEADLINE March 1st, 2017

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10 AM to 4 PM  

AND  7 PM to 9 PM


10 AM to 4 PM  

AND  7 PM to 9 PM


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11 AM to 2 PM  

Second quarter 

community grants 


The En Ka Society of Winchester is please to announce the recipients of its second quarter grants.  The following organizations received financial gifts for use as described:

  • The Children’s Room granted funds for an expressive arts-based workshop (digital imagery) and a continuing program for adolescents, ages 13 to 18, who have experienced the loss of a parent or sibling.
  • Mission of Deeds granted funds to support the Mission of Deeds Beds Campaign, which provides beds, cribs and bedding to vulnerable families and individuals in need.
  • Stoneham Theatre granted funds for educational activities and supplies for Stoneham Theatre’s Summer Overture 2017 program for students entering grades 1-3.
  • Swim Winchester granted funds to be used for Phase 2 (Site Selection and Design) to build an all-season community swimming pool in Winchester. 
  • Winchester High School Choir Department granted funds to be used towards the registration fees for the three-day National Youth Choir festival at Carnegie Hall in New York.
  • Winchester Housing Authority - Palmer Tenants Association and Westley Tenants Association granted funds for community room furniture (tables and chairs); purchase of gardening supplies and plants; and tenant outings to museum/theatre performance/parks.
  • Winchester League of Women Voters granted funds to be used to update the League banner that hangs from the railroad overpass in Winchester Center for two weeks before each of the three 2016/2017 elections.

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. 

The deadline for the third quarter’s grant requests is March 1st, 2017. Applications are available at, under the Grants section. 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.

Since 2000, En Ka has awarded over $1,000,000 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 enrichment and/or health and social services to the Winchester community.

For more information, refer to (Grants Guidelines) or contact


Spring has arrived at the 
EN KA shop!! 

Stop by and update your Spring wardrobe for resort vacations and the upcoming season 

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Thank you to the Winchester Winchester Archival Center for many of the older photos.

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