Hub Conducts Fundraiser Online – Three Raffle Items Available

Free nonprofit software being utilized

By Larry Chase

As the Beacon went to press, the Andover Community Hub was launching three internet-based raffles created to (1) bring some life to the dead of New Hampshire winter for the participants, (2) bring some support to the Hub itself, and (3) acknowledge the generosity of the raffle-item donors. Raffle tickets are $10 each or three […]

Application Process for 2022 ASC Scholarships Begins

Deadline to apply is Friday, April 22

By Mary Phinney

The Andover Service Club is pleased to announce that the application process for the 2022 Scholarship awards has begun.  Awards are based on academic performance, character attributes, and community involvement, and not on financial need.  Graduating seniors and adults entering or continuing their education at a college or professional or technical school are eligible to […]

Historical Society’s 2022 Calendar a Success

Very supportive sponsors made it easier

By Pam Cooper

The Andover Historical Society was pleased to have the 12th annual fundraising calendars available in time for Christmas. It was quite a learning experience to pick up where Pat Cutter and Ken Reid left off in previous years. Fortunately, our sponsors were very supportive, which made the job easier. It was a community effort and […]

Andover Community Hub Program Lineup for February

Attendees required to wear masks

By Susan Chase

After a several-week pause in programs due to the surge in COVID cases, the Andover Community Hub plans to be open for classes again as of February 1.  The following is updated information on some ongoing classes and new offerings.  Also see the Hub’s ad on page ?? for a schedule of February programs and […]

Andover Garden Club Shares Plans and Schedule for 2022

A program of the Andover Community Hub

By Larry Chase

Committees of the Andover Garden Club have been busy making plans to fulfill its membership’s expectations of increasing horticultural knowledge and serving the community through civic beautification. Exciting formal and informal educational offerings are being planned, in addition to regular business meetings, interesting speakers, and special trips to plant nurseries, historic gardens, and garden events. […]

Hub Offers AARP Income Tax Preparation Assistance

Tax-Aide is free depending on age and income

By Susan Chase

AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) is again offering free income-tax preparation assistance to residents of Andover, along with free electronic filing, with a special focus on taxpayers who are 50 or older or who  have low to moderate income.  AARP Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax-preparation service, and it operates […]

One Foundation Supports Two Andover Nonprofit Roofs

Grants given to repair Hub and AHS roofs

By Larry Chase
One Foundation Supports Two Andover Nonprofit Roofs

Two of Andover’s iconic historical structures are among the 40 recent recipients of historic-preservation and land-conservation matching grants from the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP), according to an announcement made in December 2021. The Andover Community Hub will receive a grant of $16,395, contingent on raising a similar amount from other […]

Hub’s Giving Tree Project Raises Over $6,100 in December

Gift cards given to AE/MS and Town for distribution

By Larry Chase

What an amazing response we got from this generous community during the holidays! Through the Hub’s second annual Giving Tree project in December, over $6,100 was collected for people in need in Andover via 161 donated gift cards for groceries, gas, household needs, etc.  The gift cards collected were passed along mostly to the staff […]

Hub Capital Campaign Reaches 60% of $100,000 Goal

Four grants from local foundations

By Larry Chase

As of January 15, the Andover Community Hub’s “Come On In”  fundraising campaign, announced in November with a goal of $100,000, has received four grants from local foundations totaling $42,395, according to the organization’s board of directors. In addition to these foundation grants, the campaign has also received an additional $19,871 in contributions or pledges […]

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