ACES Volunteer Daphne Wood-Lasser & members of the Knights of Columbus recently installed new signs for ACES. Thank you!


Long-time volunteer, Dave Goodwin, retired from ACES but he continues to help his community is many other ways! God Bless You, Dave!


Paul Bavely of Sheehy Ford presenting our president with a check.


Cardinal Ladies Group donated food, clothing and detergent to ACES

Cardinal Ladies Group donated food, clothing & laundry detergent to ACES. December 2023


Donation provided by Shiloh Baptist Church



Feed the Hungry Project, April 2023


The president of MCEF & his wife and the president of ACES at the 5th Annual Finding Value in Your Prime event held at Fairmount Christian Church in Mechanicsville


Permatreat Pest and Termite Control provided ACES with a food donation.


New freezer donated by St. Peter’s UMC youth group.


Chickahominy Health Department visited ACES in February 2023. They provided free blood pressure screenings, education and referrals.


Pride of Hanover Lodge 264 – Food and clothing donation



Paul Bavely, Sheehy Ford, presenting a very generous check to the president.


Donations were received in November from the Hanover Schools Maintenance Department

and the Chickahominy Baptist Association Women’s Division



2019 Christmas Luncheon



2018 ACES Christmas Luncheon


                                                                                      2017 ACES Christmas Luncheon                                                                                                             


2016 ACES Christmas Luncheon



 2015 ACES Christmas Luncheon

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ACES Turns 65!

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We celebrated our 65th anniversary in November 2015 with lots of good food!

Birthday Celebration
April 10, 2015

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We celebrated the birthdays of our Executive Director, Al Dickerson, who turned 90, and Gloria Brown, a longtime volunteer. Wonderful time together; great fellowship.

2014 Christmas Board Meeting

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Our president for the past 17 years, Al Dickerson, was honored at our meeting and given a special gift.
Al will continue to be involved with ACES in the role of Executive Director.

 Renovation of our Food Pantry – October 2014

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Denton and Laura Baker and Jacque Hoskin hard at work renovating our food pantry.
The renovation allows for the storage of more food and better accessibility.
Thanks guys!

May 6, 2014

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Dave Goodwin, a volunteer at ACES, won the Spirit of Dedication award for 2014.
Dave not only volunteers at ACES, but he also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and the Western Hanover Wood Ministry,
he assists with the youth programs at Duncan Memorial UMC, and he has served on mission teams in Mississippi and Costa Rica

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Margie and Al Dickerson

January 19, 2014

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Christmas luncheon and Board meeting
December 2013

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Holiday Parade

Al Dickerson, president of ACES, and Frank Bentley were the Grand Marshals of the Ashland Holiday Parade, 2013

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