West Oaks hosts 7th Annual Honoring Our Veterans Blood Drive

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Tomorrow, November 10th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm the 7th Annual Blood Drive Honoring Our Veterans will be held at West Oaks Farm Market in Winchester.

The Red Cross has continued to report the urgent need for blood as supplies have dwindled.

To thank donors and create some holiday cheer, the movie The Elf and Red Cross have teamed up to give away officially licensed socks to donors beginning tomorrow through November 30th.

At the Honoring Our Veterans blood drive, donors and veterans will receive a sausage breakfast or burger lunch as well.

Make an appointment at RedCrossBlood.org and search vetdrive23.

Walk-ins are welcome, as well.

Remember to prepare before donating by getting a good night’s sleep, eating a healthy meal with iron rich foods, and hydrating with an extra glass of water.

To learn more about The Elf and Red Cross giveaway, click here.

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Honor Our Vets Blood Drive by Gore’s Meats

Friday Nov 10th at West Oaks Farm Market in Winchester, give blood and get a Gore’s Meats breakfast or lunch! Local Military Veterans welcome- our community says THANK YOU with food and by passing on the gift of life! To donate make an appointment at redcrossblood.org code: VetDrive23

Drive runs from 9am-3pm at West Oaks Farm Market, 4305 Middle Road, Winchester. This event is sponsored by Gore’s Meats, West Oaks Farm Market, Navy Federal, American Red Cross & Honor Flight Top of Virginia. For more information check out Gore’s Meats on Facebook or GoresMeats.com

West Oaks hosts Winter Heat Chili Cook Off

West Oaks Farm Market is hosting their 2nd annual Winter Heat Chili Cook Off.

The Chili sampling goes from 11 am to 4 pm with awards announced at 5 pm.

The event will also feature live music from local acoustic musicians like Wright Live, Zac Townsend, Brad Harden, and Krissy and Beck.

The cook off also benefits the Blue Ridge Hospice Kaleidoscope Project which provides free grief counseling to children.

The winner with the best bowl of chili will secure a spot at the World Championship Chili Cookoff in September at Myrtle Beach.

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West Oaks supporting small businesses and local vendors

West Oaks Farm Market is holding two events this weekend to support small businesses and local vendors.

Today from 8 am to 3 pm, they will host the Small Business Saturday Vendor Bazaar which will feature many of your favorite vendors like Norwex, Color Street, Mary Kay and more.

Saturday will also feature a book signing event for the series Winchester Tales from 10 am to 2 pm.

Then on Sunday from noon to 4 pm they will host their Holiday Craft Show.

You will be sure to find something you like as all the vendor spots for this event are reserved.

Both of these events will give you the opportunity to support local businesses.

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