Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Elizabeth Hospice Receives Charitable Gift from Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

Guy Anastasia USN (ret.), DAV National Service Officer and Commander of Chapter 70, is a current member of The Elizabeth Hospice Board of Directors. Mr. Anastasia received the 10News Leadership Award in January 2014. VIEW MORE: Hospice Honor

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Surrey Live: breaking news from across the county, December 31

“I am very thrilled and honoured to receive this award, but I am also embarrassed as I am just one tiny cog in a huge wheel of people – staff, volunteers, friends and supporters who all work so hard to…

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New Year's Honours: Springhill Hospice and Rochdale Rotary Club stalwart Coun Robert Clegg awarded OBE

Councillor Robert Clegg has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for his work in the community. Coun Clegg, who represents Wardle and West Littleborough, has been giving his time to Springhill Hospice for more than 25…

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Children's Hospice South West co-founder, Eddie Farwell, makes Queen's New Year's Honours list

The co-founder and chief executive of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) has been included on the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Eddie Farwell, a father of three children himself, will be awarded an MBE for services to charity and children’s…

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Help make a difference this New Year by volunteering at the Kilbryde Hospice

The Kilbryde Hospice are hoping that among the many good intentions to stop smoking, to diet or exercise more, local folk will decide to do something that will really make a difference and volunteer their time to help the new…

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Remembering Larry Glendenning

“He could talk to anybody.” Glendenning got his start as Santa Claus at the Windsor and Essex County Hospice, where he served as a board member and volunteer. This led to his involvement in the annual Windsor Santa Claus Day…

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Hospice volunteer honored for her work

MASON CITY, Iowa – A Hospice of North Iowa volunteer has been given the Spirit of Compassion award. Karen Gillespie has been a volunteer since 2011 and Connie Bleile, Hospice of North Iowa Director, says they are “blessed to have…

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Voices Three in concert for Hospice Society

Tickets are not required but donations at the door are appreciated in support of the Comox Valley Hospice Society (CVHS … With numerous albums and songwriting awards to her credit, a Juno award for her children’s album “Colour It”, and…

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John Early honored with Spirit of the Vineyard Award

John Early accepts the 2014 Spirit of the Vineyard Award from Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard executive director Terre Young. John Early of West Tisbury has worn many hats over a long career of public service. On Friday afternoon, friends, colleagues…

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Debbie Purdy Dies: British Right-to-Die Advocate Was 51

Debbie Purdy, one of Britain’s most outspoken right-to-die advocates, passed away last week after spending a year at Marie Curie Hospice while suffering from multiple sclerosis. She was 51. Sarah Wootton, chief executive of the organization Dignity in … VIEW…

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