SOME OF OUR PREVIOUS COMMUNITY EVENTS:
Spring Bouquet Sale - February/March 2017: Thanks to all who bought, sold or hosted our annual Bouquet Sale! We couldn't do it without our amazing volunteers who travel throughout the community to deliver the flowers!
Light-A-Life - December 2016: Attendees enjoyed a rare warm December day, taking time out of their busy holiday schedules to remember and honor their loved ones while supporting the services of Hospice. The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, which included music by Craig Lape, was held on the front lawn of Hospice offices and was immediately followed by a reception in the conference center.
Annual Memorial Service November 2016: We were honored to gather with the families we have served, to remember their loved ones. Our spiritual care staff shared special music and readings. The names of those Hospice patients who have passed within the year were read.
Brown's Berry Patch Annual Memorial Walk and 5K - October 2016: Another great year! Thankful the sun came out as runners and walkers set off on a course through corn fields, woods and fruit trees! We are grateful to the Brown family for hosting this event, now in its 20th year.
Car Show hosted by Merrill-Grinnell - September 2016: Sunny skies over Albion's Bullard Park helped make for a successful day as Merrill-Grinnell graciously hosted this 4th annual fundraiser to benefit Hospice. We extend our thanks to all of our volunteers who assisted at this event. They and all those who attended enjoyed the beautiful cars on display!
20th Annual Golf Tournament - July 2016: The 20TH Annual Hospice of Orleans Golf Scramble, held July 29th at Hickory Ridge Golf Course, brought in more than $17,600 to support services for people in our community with serious illness. 140 participants enjoyed a sunny day of golf, drinks, and opportunities to participate in a basket raffle and silent auction.
Ducks Ahoy - July 2016: The staff of Hospice humbly extends heartfelt appreciation to Baxter for their underwriting of the event, Terry Woodworth and the Village of Lyndonville for their work in setting up the course on Johnson Creek in Lyndonville, the Lyndonville Lions Club for hosting, and all of the Hospice volunteers that sacrificed their time and energy to ensure that the event ran smoothly, enabling us to raise $6804.
Congratulations to the winners : Baxter employee James Fisher - $500, Baxter employee Lan Tran- $300, Rita Heldson- $200, Keith Johnson - $150, Lee Kistner- $125, Robin Pittman- $100, Kay Hare - $75, and Nancy Peak- $50.
Annual Meeting and Volunteer Luncheon - April 2016: Volunteers and Board Members enjoyed a wonderful lunch at our annual organizational meeting and volunteer recognition event at the Medina United Methodist Church. Hospice volunteers learned that in 2015 more than 144 volunteers contributed over 5915 hours to the Hospice mission of providing comfort, care and compassion.
A Toast to Hospice - April 2016: This event, which featured a silent auction of the works of local artists and glasses of fine wine and hor d' oeuvres, was held at the beautiful Leonard Oakes Winery. Guests mingled as they were treated to the enjoyable sounds of local trio Crandall, Wood & Main.