Monthly Archives: June 2010

Former Hospice Employee Claims Racial Discrimination

Illinois – Former employee of Hospice of Southern Illinois  Sylvia Penny filed suit against the hospice, alleging she was fired because of her race. Penny worked there from October 2007 until May 2008, and was the only black employee at…

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Acorns Children’s Hospice Hit by Collection Scam

BBC NEWS – A West Midlands-based children’s charity has lost thousands of pounds in income due to a collection scam. Fake Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust collection bags have been distributed to households across the region, with a private firm collecting…

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Tour de Jersey to Raise Funds for Hospice

Jersey – An annual cycling contest to raise funds for Jersey Hospice Care is being held this coming weekend, and cyclists of all ages and abilities are being asked to join in the fun. This year’s event is dedicated to…

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United Hospice’s “Dancing with the Stars” a Success

New City, New Jersey – Supporters of United Hospice of Rockland attended the local version of “Dancing With the Stars” last night. The gala was hosted at Colonial Inn in Norwood, N.J. The night began with a silent auction. After…

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Time spent in hospice falling

The average time spent in hospice and palliative care is dropping because people are starting the process too late. Source

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Support Group Calendar – Baxter Bulletin

Diabetes Wellness Group, 5 p.m. Baxter Regional Medical Center Cafeteria Lagerborg Dining room. 508-1765. Growing Through Grief, 6 p.m. Baxter Regional Medical Center Home Health and Hospice building, 701 Burnett Drive / Hospice /

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Union Power exceeds goal in raising funds for Hospice – TMCnet

Jun 21, 2010 (The Stanly News and Press – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — Employees of Union Power Cooperative in Oakboro presented Hospice of Stanly County with a check for more than $33,000 / more Hospice /

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Nancy Amell Renton is certified and licensed as ‘Hospice and Palliative Nurse’ – Fosters Daily Democrat

DURHAM — Nancy Amell Renton, daughter of Alexander R. Amell and the late Allison M. Amell of Durham, NH, has been certified and licensed as a Hospice and Palliative Nurse by the National Board of Certification of / more Hospice…

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Community gathers to pray for 8-year-old with cancer – WCNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C.– The Charlotte community gathered Sunday night to support each other and pray for a miracle for Ellie Potvin. People met near Ellie’s home on Ginhouse Road in the Ardrey neighborhood for a silent vigil / more Hospice /

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Against all odds – State News

MSU alumnus Craig Oster sits at his desk in his Haslett apartment. Sixteen years ago, Oster was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS , a disease that affects nerve cells in the spine and brain. Oster has / Hospice…

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