Dec 4th, the wonderful folks of the Bellingham Lions Club has awarded ANT a $2000 grant to finish the weatherization of the grooming barn so we can keep out snow and keep programs going even on blustery northeaster days!


Where is Persephone? We have just announced our Gala Event Theme is a who-done-it mystery involving horse napping!  We are excited about the awesome entertainment and food for the event this year and are starting the process of preparation by making a call to businesses and individuals in Bellingham and Whatcom & Skagit Counties to help us get the word out.  We are also looking for both silent and live auction items and support for our cause and organization.  If you are


Our miniature horses will be with us in their most elegant garb for photos, and there will be a mystery to solve presented by Foul Play, a mystery theatre group from WWU! Save the date for a night to remember March 7th at the Silver Reef Casino. If you want to be in on the good stuff join us this Wednesday at our next planning meeting Dec 10th at ANT.


Our volunteer appreciation party was the best ever! Sue and Dean Swanson hosted again and we had a lovely time with delicious foods provided by board, staff and volunteers. Over fifty volunteers and staff enjoyed laughter and a fun game finding out hidden secrets about one another. The volunteers were from all the many areas that make up ANT volunteering. Janis had Totally Chocolate make up yummy  chocolate puzzle pieces that said “Teamwork” with a note: It’s not about