Green Hanger Project Volunteer Workdays: 2 -5 PM every Monday and Wednesday
Veteran's Brunch: every Friday 10:30 AM-noon'ish. Veterans, active military, and their families are welcome.
Nar-Anon Family Support group: every Saturday, 3:30 PM-5 PM
October 15: Dinner Church Gathering @ Embrace. 4-6 PM (All are welcome!)
October 28: Embracing Veterans October Family Festival for Veterans and the Military Community
October 31: Embrace Waynesboro Trick-or-Treat Pit Stop. (Volunteers and event organizers needed!)
Saturday, November 4: Kick-Off to Christmas Community Celebration
8 AM- noon: Holiday Market. This market is part of a day-long holiday celebration. In addition to harvest and Thanksgiving-themed items, ready-to-purchase Christmas decor and gift items will be available and orders taken for personalized items.
6 PM-9 PM: Holiday Village Party. Congregations, clubs, classrooms, and civic organizations are invited to "adopt" and decorate a themed Christmas tree for our decorating competition and silent auction. This event will feature refreshments, and guests are invited to wear their favorite tacky Christmas sweater as they mingle and vote for their favorite tree with their spare change. Participants can also make their own tacky sweaters. Photos of sweaters worn and/or made will be placed on the Embrace website for community voting the following week. Prizes will be awarded.
November 19: Community Thanksgiving Dinner Church Gathering 4-7 PM
November 23, Thanksgiving Day: We would love to be open throughout the day for persons who have no place to go or would otherwise spend the day alone. Volunteers and sponsors are needed to provide food, entertainment, and serve as hosts. Email email@example.com for info or to sign up.
November 28: Embracing Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner. Time TBD.
ORGANIZERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Help Embrace create a new Christmas tradition for our community. It could be an outdoor concert inviting people to drive around the block while being serenaded by carolers. Or a light display. Or a new Christmas Eve tradition. All ideas that celebrate the true meaning of the holiday are welcome. If this is something that sparks your interest, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 2 Brunch with Santa and Family Holiday Workshop
Share brunch with Santa, join our team of elves in making gifts and holiday decorations, and have a family portrait made. Time TBD
December 16: Veteran's and military families' Christmas event