Whitman-Hanson Education Foundation
The Whitman-Hanson Education Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), community-based organization committed to enriching the quality of public education in Whitman and Hanson. Since its incorporation in 2004, the WHEF has awarded grants to enhance educational quality throughout the system. These grants provided funding for innovative classroom projects, development of teaching strategies, special programs, new books and materials, improving technology and more.
Funds for the WHEF's programs are generated through community contributions, and all monies raised are used to extend public funding for the schools. All donations, in-kind contributions, and volunteer hours are gratefully accepted.
Kids Fitness Festival
Please join us for our ninth annual Kids Fitness Festival on February 27th from 11-2. The focus of this festival is to showcase healthy activities and healthy foods that families can incorporate into their lives. Attendees enjoyed dancing with a DJ, moonwalks, karate demonstrations, bowling, obstacle courses, crafts, dancing demonstrations & mini-fitness classes, exercises, sports clinics & more!! Plus you will get to sample free healthy food and drinks. All for $5!!
Battle of the Bands
Stay tuned for more details on this event. We are scheduled for April 15th from 7-10 PM. Local high school rock bands will compete against one another for bragging rights and cash prizes!!
Truck or Treat
Wow!!! We had a blast at our Truck or Treat event on October 26th. We were joined by over 1500 people. This event was a Touch-A-Truck event with a not-so-scary Haloween twist. Attendess dressed in costume and trick or treated their way around to all of the awesome trucks and vehicles. We would like to thank the Whitman-Hanson Regional School District for allowing us to hold the event at the Whitman-Hanson Regional High School. We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to J McKInnon Landscape, Sullivan Tire, Hanson Highway, Alan Dias, Newcomb's Tree Service, Game Truck, Busy Bee Jumpers, A Formal Affair Limousine, Hanson Police, Hanson Fire, Whitman Police, Whitman Fire, Plymouth County Sheriff, Instabrite Power Washing, Morgan Power Equipment, and Mayflower Movers all of whom brought their vehicles, their staff and candy for the kids. Please check out pictures from our event!!!