Save The Date 2017

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Hospice & Palliative Care Community Events 2017


Epicurean Delight
Sunday, April 30th at Hart’s Hill Inn, Whitesboro
Sample special dishes from our area’s finest restaurants! Along with a live auction, raffle and entertainment


Butterfly Release Celebrations
Wednesday, June 14th at Utica College and Wednesday, August 9th at Herkimer County Community College
The highlight of the Butterfly Releases will be the individual release and flight of hundreds of Monarch butterflies to honor someone for a special occasion; or memorialize loved ones by sponsoring a butterfly in their name. There will be live music, the reading of names and refreshments on the beautiful grounds of Utica College and Herkimer County Community College. Both locations are handicap accessible this year.


Summer Happy Hour
Monday, August 21st at Aqua Vino Restaurant, Utica
Enjoy complimentary Beer and Wine, Saranac Brewery Beer Tasting, Infused Iced Tea Bar, food stations, raffle and entertainment with co-workers, friends and family!


Light Up a Life
November 13th to December 31st
Join Hospice & Palliative Care during the holiday season by honoring or memorializing your loved ones with a suggested donation of $10. With your donation to “Light Up a Life”, we will place a personalized ornament on a holiday tree in the location of your choice in memory or honor of your loved ones.


Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres
Friday, November 17th at Fort Schuyler Club, Utica
Delight in delectable hearty hors d’oeuvres, spirits, desserts and holiday music as we celebrate our most esteemed Light Up A Life fundraiser.


Hospice Telethon
Tuesday, November 28th from Noon to 8 p.m. on WKTV Newschannel 2
The Hospice Telethon is held live at Gilroy, Kernan & Gilroy, 210 Clinton Rd., New Hartford and broadcast on WKTV NewsChannel 2 each November/December. The vignettes that air during the telethon tell the stories of our hospice patients and families and show the public firsthand what hospice is all about – quality, compassionate end-of-life care. Area businesses show their support of our mission by presenting checks and expressing their appreciation for the services we provide to the community. Many special events are conducted throughout the year and are recognized during the Telethon.

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