Annual Dinner Celebration
Hospice is gearing up for the 2014 Annual Dinner Celebration, on November 6, 2014. This year's event will be held at the Canasawacta Country Club in Norwich, NY. Cocktail hour starts at 6:00 pm, with dinner to follow at 7:00 pm. The 2014 Annual Dinner will have all of the usual attractions including, celebrity waiters and recognition of the 2014 Hospice Heroes. In addition, this year will be the first ever live basket auction from the floor. For more information call the office at 334-3556.
Light Up A Life 2014
At Hospice, we understand the loss of a loved one can be especially difficult during the holiday season. We encourage you to honor the memory of your loved ones by purchasing an ornament for our Light Up a Life Tree. Ornaments will be availabe for purchse through December 31, 2014, by printing out the brochure below, or calling the office. Hospice invites all community members to join us for our Light Up A Life tree lighting ceremony on December 11, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Downtown Norwich NBT. The tree lighting features seasonal music, stories of hospice patients, and light refreshments. For more information call the office at 334-3556.
Holiday Grief Group
A two session workshop for those coping with grief during the holidays. The group will meet on December 6 & 13 from 10 am- 12 pm. Topics to be covered include planning, setting goals, reflecting during a difficult time, and self-care. This is a complimentary service offered by Hospice of Chenango County. Prior affiliation with hospice is not required. If you are interested in attending please call 334-3556 by December 3, 2014 and ask for Jess.
Patient/Family Volunteer Training
Hospice is recruiting for new Patient/Family Volunteers. Patient/Family Volunteers work directly with hospice patients/families, providing friendly visits and support. Most volunteers are used for respite, meaning the volunteer stays with the patient while their family gets out of the home. All patient/family volunteers must supply 3 references, go through an interviewing process and background check, and be available for every training session. Training will be 3 night and 1 Saturday session in late April. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering for Hospice call Volunteer Coordinator, Jenny Misilewich @ 334-3556.
Golf Save the Date
Save the Date for the 10th Annual Hospice of Chenango County Mary Jane Prindle Memorial Golf Tournament!
Friday August 21, 2015.
Geneganslet Golf Course, Greene, NY
Shot gun start at 11:00 am. Picnic Dinner at 4:00 pm
More information to follow!
Read a copy of our Spring 2015 Newsletter!
2015 Camp 4 Seasons
Hospice & Palliative Care of Chenango County is gearing up for our annual Camp 4 Seasons, a 2 day grief camp that helps children work through the recent loss of a loved one. This year's camp will be held at Stanford J. Gibson Primary School in Norwich on July 16 and 17 from 8:30-3:00 pm. Camp 4 Seasons is a complimentary service of Hospice & Palliative Care of Chenango County and is open to any school age child in Chenango County, regardless of whether their loved one died with hospice services. For more information call 334-3556 and ask to speak to Grief Services Coordinator, Kiernan Hamilton. Registration deadline is July 1, 2015.