News, Events, and Announcements

Poinsettia & Greenery Sale Now Open

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If you plan to purchase poinsettias and festive, natural
greenery for the holiday season, consider doing so through our annual
Poinsettia & Greenery Sale Fundraiser.

The sale is open now and will continue through November 13. Orders
will be available for pickup or delivery the first week of […]

October 4th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Local Family Inspires Veteran Memorial

On Veterans Day 2019, Hospice Care Plus will dedicate a Veterans Memorial Wall at our Compassionate Care Center.

A partial view of the new Veterans Memorial Wall in the sun room at the Hospice Care Plus Compassionate Care Center.

The dedication will take place Monday, November 11, at 1:30
p.m. at the Hospice Care Plus Compassionate Care […]

October 4th, 2019|News & Announcements|

Volunteer Training Sept. 14!

Hospice Care Plus will host a training for new volunteers on Saturday, September 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. The training is for anyone with an interest in supporting non-profit hospice, palliative, and bereavement care through a variety of patient care or administrative roles. The training is […]

August 23rd, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

CEO to Retire after 26 Years

After nearly three decades of leadership, Gail McGillis, the CEO of
Hospice Care Plus based in Madison County, has announced her retirement.

Gail McGillis, CEO of Hospice Care Plus, is retiring after 26 years of service.

A master’s-prepared nurse, Gail came to Hospice Care Plus in 1994 from
the University of Kentucky, where she served as a clinical […]

August 20th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Noodle Nirvana Announces Hospice Partnership

Noodle Nirvana, Berea’s fast-casual restaurant featuring homemade,
Thai-inspired noodle bowls, has announced its most recent community partner.

Lauren Van Winkle, left, development coordinator at Hospice Care Plus, joins Mae Suramek for the launch of the Noodle Nirvana-Hospice Care Plus partnership on August 6.

Hospice Care Plus, based in Berea, is the fourth non-profit
organization to be the beneficiary […]

August 13th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Murder Mystery Dinner at Mardi Gras

It’s a murder mystery with a Mardi Gras theme, and it’s happening Saturday, August 10 at the Estill County Fair Barn.

With the help of the River City Players Community Theater Group in Irvine, local organizers are planning a night to remember. With a served meal and lots of drama, guests will enjoy puzzling through […]

July 2nd, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Shadow Box Workshop July 12

A young lady places items about her grandfather in a shadow box at a past Shadow Box Workshop. We’re hosting another workshop on July 12.

A special workshop to help individuals and families remember
and honor a loved one is coming July 12.

The Shadow Box Workshop gives participants all the supplies
they need—shadow boxes, scrapbook materials, […]

June 10th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Success!

By all accounts, the 16th annual Derby Eve Benefit, known this year as Bourbon, Boots & BBQ, was a resounding success.

More than 300 guests packed Richardson Hall at the Madison County Fairgrounds to celebrate Kentucky’s Derby traditions, enjoy country music sensation Walker Montgomery, and raise funds for Hospice Care Plus.

Fundraising totals will be shared […]

May 8th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Hospice Hoedown Coming Apr. 12

A hoedown is coming to Mt. Vernon, and it’s for a great cause.

The first-ever Hospice Hoedown is Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the Silver Eagle.

Touted as old-fashioned fun, organizers say the Hoedown will feature live music by Strait Shot, a homemade BBQ meal, a cake walk, cloggers, dancing, a silent auction, and […]

March 22nd, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Medicare 101 for Family Caregivers

U-Care is hosting Medicare 101 for Family Caregivers on April 12, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Appalachian College Association in Richmond (801 Brighton Ave., Richmond, next to Galaxy Bowling).

Registration is required and is free for all family caregivers. The workshop is ideal for those caring for a family member on a part-time or […]

March 12th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|