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Walk For Hospice Detailed

By Staff | May 15, 2013

It’s time to hit the trail. Hospice Care Corp. is proud to host its “Walk for Hospice” Sunday, May 19 at the Rail Trail, Prickett’s Fort in Fairmont and at the Rail Trail parking lot on W. Va. State Rt. 92 in Reedsville.

The “Walk for Hospice” provides funds to serve patients who suffer from a life threatening illnesses and is a “great way to ensure that our loved ones get the quality care they deserve,” said Kim Riley, development and outreach manager.

Businesses or individuals can be sponsors of this year’s event. A donation of $50 will include the business name or the name of your loved one. A donation of $100 will include the business name and logo on the back of t-shirts, which all sponsors will receive. Sponsors also will be named in all news releases.

Participants can walk in memory of a loved one or friend for by collecting sponsorships on behalf of themselves or a group. Certificates will be awarded to the top community group, church, school or business that collects the most money. Everyone that collects or donates $20 or more will receive a t-shirt and a free picnic will follow the event.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the walking starting at 2 p.m. Pre-registration is not necessary, but those under 18 years of age must have a parent signature on their form.

For more information about being a sponsor or registering to participate, call the Fairmont Hospice Care office 304-363-3815, Kim Riley at 304-864-0884 or email her at krileyhospicecarcorp.org.