The 5K run, sponsored by Diana Silva and her husband Richard Sweeney, is named after their 7-week-old boy Tenoch, who died suddenly on March 30, 2011.
Hospice Of The Chesapeake
Monday, March 25, 2013
Monday, February 4, 2013
Ravens Nest 10 donated $3,000 to Chesapeake Kids, a program service of Hospice of the Chesapeake.
Ravens Nest 10, based in Severna Park, donated $3,000 to a Hospice of the Chesapeake Program called Chesapeake Kids. This is the second year in a row the Severna Park crew has made a donation to Hospice, according to a release. In 2012 Ravens Nest 10 donated $2,000 to the program. Chesapeake Kids, a program service of Hospice of the Chesapeake, provides quality perinatal loss support to families and pediatric palliative care to children in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s County. Counseling and support programs for those grieving the loss of a loved one are also available through the Chesapeake Life Center. Ravens Nest 10 also made a $3,000 donation to the SPCA of Anne Arundel County in January. Each year the Ravens Nest chooses five …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Patch offers a rundown of potential gifts from Severna Park businesses for someone on your shopping list.
Looking for the perfect gift for someone on your shopping list this holiday season? Patch can help. For the past few weeks, Severna Park Patch has been visiting local shops and business to find out what items they are offering to holiday shoppers looking to save, spend or splurge on gifts. Today’s gift ideas come from Treasures, at 652 Ritchie Highway #B. Located in Park Plaza, Treasures features a wide variety of items donated form area residents. Proceeds from Treasures benefit Hospice of the Chesapeake and the store is staffed by volunteers with the exception of manager Donna Richardson. Treasures does offer some items on consignment, but a majority of the items for sale are donated. “We are very lucky being located in this area because…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Peggy O’Neil Gilligan, a long-time Pasadena resident, released her first CD with proceeds benefiting the Hospice of the Chesapeake.
Long-time Pasadena resident Peggy O’Neil Gilligan has always enjoyed music. She studied at Peabody Prep and has sung in many a cappella groups. Now, she is releasing her first CD—a collection of Christmas favorites—with all proceeds going to benefit the Hospice of the Chesapeake. “The reason for initially recording the CD was I wanted to be able to leave a musical legacy for my grandchildren,” Gilligan said. “After it was in progress I decided I was doing it for them, but I want to see it give money to something good. So I decided to give proceeds to Hospice.” Hospice of the Chesapeake is currently located in Annapolis but will soon move to a new location that is right on the Severna Park/Pasadena line on Ritchie Highway. Gilligan has …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The organization that helps the Hospice of the Chesapeake has created a $250 sponsorship.
The Hospice Cup Inc., an Annapolis-based organization that raises funds and awareness for hospice care, has added a new sponsorship to their program. According to a press release, Hospice Cup Inc. has added a special sponsorship opportunity to its 31st annual sailing regatta fundraiser. The Memorial Sponsorship includes a special edition keepsake “burgee” with the name of a loved one imprinted. The Hospice Cup Inc. supports the Hospice of the Chesapeake, which will open soon in Pasadena. This $250 sponsorship also includes two tickets to the Shore Party with catered food, drinks and live band on the shores of Back Creek at Annapolis Sailing School, according to the release. The racing and awards event takes place on Sept. 22 in Annapolis…
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The donation came from The Baum Jackson Investment Group Charitable Foundation.
The Hospice of the Chesapeake received a $2,500 check donation from The Baum Jackson Investment Group Charitable Foundation on Saturday. The foundation is a fund of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, according to a press release from the Hospice of the Chesapeake. According to the release, the charitable foundation, which was created by employees of The Baum Jackson Investment Group, have designated their donation to support sending six children to Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising. The events are held each year in August at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center by a team of professionals and trained volunteers. According to the release, Phoenix Rising is a retreat for teens who are grieving the death of a loved one, and …
Friday, June 22, 2012
A ceremony was held Friday on the new campus located off of Ritchie Highway in Pasadena.
Tucked into the woods, nicely shaded, just off of Route 2 south in Pasadena, sits 6.5 acres of land that will soon become a wellness and education sanctuary for the community—by way of the Hospice of the Chesapeake. A groundbreaking was held Friday to officially begin the first phase of expansion and what will become (over the next few years): a bustling education, counseling, conference and all-around bereavement support and wellness haven for people of all ages. The three-story, 26,000-square-foot building once housed Harms & Associates engineering. When renovated, it will house the administrative staff of about 200 and a 5,000-square-foot conference center. The renovation of the existing building is slated to be completed in January …
Saturday, April 14, 2012
In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the Hospice of the Chesapeake thanks its hundreds of volunteers for their service to the nonprofit.
Dear Editor: National Volunteer Week is April 15 – 21, 2012, a time to recognize and celebrate the thousands of men, women and young people who volunteer in communities across the country. As President and CEO of Hospice of the Chesapeake, I want to honor all those who are dedicated to providing care and support for patients and families in our community who are nearing the end of life’s journey. Across the country, more than 458,000 trained volunteers provide more than 21 million hours of service to hospice organizations. More than 1.58 million people receive compassionate care from hospice every year and hospice volunteers are an integral part of the care team. Here in our community, more than 500 volunteers work hand in hand with …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The local nonprofit is holding a ribbon-cutting on Feb. 16 to thank their community partners for renovating a building for offices.
Partners in Care Maryland, a community nonprofit helping older adults remain independent in their own homes, will hold a “Thank You Party” and ribbon-cutting from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 16 at their new offices, located at 90 B Ritchie Highway in Pasadena. The event will celebrate the businesses that donated time, talent and materials to renovate an empty building to house their offices, according to a news announcement. The renovated building is on the centrally-located property in Pasadena (right outside of Severna Park) that is being developed by Hospice of the Chesapeake as a continuum of care campus for the community. Patch wrote about the new campus in January. Partners in Care moved into its new home on Jan. 6. “We are grateful to our …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The group's new director of major gifts has an extensive background in local volunteer community.
Hospice of the Chesapeake recently hired Lynne Davidson to help guide its fundraising efforts as it moves into a relocation and significant expansion. Davidson of Annapolis is now the philanthropy team's director of major gifts, according to a release. As such, she will be responsible for all aspects of donor cultivation and gifts management, officials said in the release. "Ms. Davidson has had a remarkable career in fundraising and has demonstrated a true passion for hospice that will enable us to care for more patients and families throughout the communities we serve,” Shauna Chabot, the hospice's chief advancement officer, said in a release. She was most recently a professional fundraising adviser for major gifts, annual and capital …