Join us for a family day of fun as we celebrate and say “Thank You” to all of our Veterans and their families. There will be a lot of games, food, and fun which will include horseback riding and equine therapy activities. Make plans to attend. Thank You day is Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at The Mustard Seed Society located at 3155 Cook Springs Road, Pell City, AL.
Lakeside Hospice is holding a fundraiser. Please see the flyer for more details. Selwood Fundraiser
J. P. Willi, District Deputy for the Knights of Columbus, and Financial Secretary for Our Lady of the Lake Council #12270, presents a check to Lakeside Hospice Executive Director, Sharon Smith, Clinical Educator, Susie McClanahan, and Mission Coordinator, Teresa Carden, at the monthly meeting of Women at the Well in Pell City. Women at the Well is a women’s ministry offered monthly at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Susie McClanahan gave a presentation to the women on “Humor as a Therapeutic Tool”. Teresa Carden entertained with her beautiful gift of song, as well as, enlightening the women on the many services now offered by Lakeside Hospice. The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men’s organization that raises money for charities throughout the community, and offers assistance to those in need. Many people will recognize them by their holiday BBQ sales at the church, from which proceeds go to serve area organizations and families.
Lakeside Hospice needs gently used teddy bears for a patient project that a local church is undertaking. The teddy bears can be any color, shape, or size. Please feel free to drop them off at the office or call the office for more information – 205-884-1111 or 800-427-3993.
St. Vincent’s St. Clair and Lakeside Hospice are partnering to offer and emotional and educational caregiver support group. The meetings will be held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the St. Vincent’s St. Clair Hospital. Light refreshments will be served.
The address for the hospital is 7063 Veterans Parkway, Pell City, AL 35125. For more information, please contact Susie McClanahan at 205-884-1111 or 800-427-3993.
Lakeside Hospice has committed to participate in the We Honor Veterans program in an effort to build professional and organizational capacity to provide quality care for veterans, to develop and / or strengthen partnerships with VA and other Veteran organizations, to promote our organization’s commitment to serving veterans in our community, and to expand community awareness of the unique care needs of veterans.
Twenty-five percent of all deaths in the US are veterans. That is 1,800 people a day or more than 680,000 veterans every year. These heroic Americans deserve recognition for their military service – particularly at the end of life’s journey.