Posts Tagged ‘hospice’

  • Hearts for Hospice approaching

    Sep 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Tune in to the Hearts Together for CK Hospice benefit broadcast Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. to see performances by local artists and learn more about hospice care in our community. Hospice officials say local residents have proven how much they care about local...

  • Thrift store aids C-K Hospice

    Aug 7, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    NewLIFE Thrift Store recently supported the Chatham-Kent Hospice to the tune of more than $2,700. The money represented a portion of the store’s July earnings. From left, Joanne VanKesteren, Aileen Murray, Mark DeKoter, Jennifer Wilson and Carol Dielemen...

  • Hospice honours John Lawrence

    Jul 22, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Hospice is recognizing its local 2020 June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism winner, John Lawrence. Lawrence was committed to bringing a hospice to the Chatham-Kent community and worked tirelessly, along with other...

  • Hike hauls in $79,000

    Jun 30, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    As was the case with so many other charity events, COVID-19 threw this year’s Hike for Hospice a curveball. Organizers may not have hit a grand slam, but it’s pretty clear they homered, raising more than $79,000. The annual fundraiser for the Chatham-Kent...

  • Hospice event exceeds expectations

    Mar 25, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    By Mary Beth Corcoran Editor’s note: This event took place prior to all COVID-19 warnings against large gatherings. Three friends had an idea to get people together while they were still able because they were tired of only seeing people at funerals....

  • Support for hospice

    Feb 26, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent is a community that rallies behind good causes, but there has been no project that has garnered more local support than the Chatham-Kent Hospice. Since its inception, the concept of the hospice experience that allows people to die with dignity...

  • Hike for Hospice returns May 3

    Feb 26, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    A sign that spring is just around the corner, the Chatham-Kent Hospice has announced the date for this year’s Hike for Hospice, May 3. The event returns to Mud Creek Trail near John McGregor School. This is the event’s fourth year. The hike is a...

  • Friends Gathering hopes to top $5K for Hospice

    Feb 26, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The idea of enjoying time with your friends instead of meeting at funerals is one that resonates with a lot of people. The trio behind the Gathering of Friends Chatham-Kent – Ray O’Phee, Howard Morton and Mike Dorner – is hosting the third annual event...

  • Gala raises $81K for hospice

    Nov 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation officials are calling the fourth annual Benefit Gala a huge success, as it raised more than $81,000 to support end-of-life hospice care here. The sold out event focused on the theme “Changing Moments, Changing Lives.” This...

  • Hospice gala set for Oct. 25

    Oct 1, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Limited tickets are still available for the fourth annual Changing Moments, Changing Lives Hospice Foundation Gala happening Oct. 25 at the John. D. Bradley Convention Centre in Chatham. Guests attending the gala will enjoy a multi-course gourmet meal and a...