Knitted Donations Warm the Heart

Volunteers from the Active Living Program at White Birch Center have been busy this holiday season. The program’s knitting group, The KnitWits, recently donated their time and talent to support some local and statewide causes by trimming their annual Giving Tree with over 200 hand-knit items.

Numerous charities, including Friends of Forgotten Children, Henniker Lions Club, Hope on Haven Hill, and several emergency shelters, will receive these special blankets, sweaters, hats, mittens, slippers, and stuffed animals. This is the fifth year the White Birch volunteers have participated in this labor of love.

This volunteer initiative is just one of many year-round community service efforts done through White Birch Center. Program members from Henniker and surrounding towns volunteer to drive, facilitate exercise groups, assist with senior meals, teach hobby classes, and support fundraising initiatives. Last year alone, this dedicated group provided over 1,250 hours of volunteer services valued at nearly $30,000.

2018 Active Living Trips

White Birch Center and Banner Tours & Travel are happy to announce that we have planned the following trips for 2018. Please note that there are a limited number of seats for each trip and payment is required with registration. For more information, call 428-3077 or stop by White Birch to pick up a registration form.

White Birch Center Presents:

Washington, DC Tour & Cherry Blossom Parade
April 12 – 17, 2018

Daffodil Days at Blithewold Mansion – Bristol, RI
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Norman Rockwell Museum – Stockbridge, MA
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Boston Duck Tour & Old North Church
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Rhode Island Lighthouse Cruise
Wednesday, July 18, 2018