June 13 - June 20, 2013 - This week is set aside each year to recognize longevity of service, special contributions to care practices and accomplishments of the nursing assistants who have made caring their life career.Celebrate this day by showing your appreciation for the skills and caring provided by Nursing Assistants
Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Washington's historic downtown square from noon until midnight. Relay for Life is a life-changing event that helps communities across the globe celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. Hospice of Washington County has a team that participates in this event. Our team members are made up from our staff, their families, volunteers, hospice families, and community members. Please contact Robyn at 319-653-7321 if you are interested in joining our relay team "Team Hospice".
Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Kalona Golf Course, 1376 Hwy 1, Kalona, IA. Join us for a day of fun on the Kalona Golf Course. Lunch and carts will be provided. Two shot gun starts 8:30am & 1:00pm. Prizes will be awarded for overall champions, longest drive, closest to the pin & longest putt. You even have a chance to win $5,000.00 for a hole in one! For more information or to register please call 319.653.7321.
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Central Park in Washington, Iowa
Craft Fair runs from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. Drawing will take place at 3:00 pm.
For information or to purchase raffle tickets please call 319-653-7321
- or stop by Hospice of Washington County at 948 East 11th St., Washington, IA
You do not need to be present to win.
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Sunset Park, near the Rocket Slide in Washington, Iowa.
Registration begins at 8:00 am; Walk/Run starts at 9:00 am. This is a link to the race route http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=351522
Families wishing to honor their loved one may submit a photo and a brief personal note to be displayed along the Memorial path. For more information please call 319-653-7321.
Sunday, November 24, 2013 at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington, Iowa. Service begins at 4:00pm. This memorial service was created to honor all our community members that have passed away over the past year. Your loved one did not have to be a Hospice patient in order to participate in the event.the service will feature a video tribute dedicated to our community members that have passed away over the past year.
Please send two pictures of your loved one to be included in the video tribute. Include your loved ones full name, their date of birth and of death. All photos should be sent or brought to Hospice of Washington County, by Monday November 15th.
Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like the pictures returned by mail or you can pick them up at the Hospice of Washington County office.
On display from November 26, 2013 until after the new year at the Washington Public Library, in Washington, Iowa. Families are encouraged to donate an ornament in their loved one's honor to be displayed on the tree each year.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at the United Presbyterian Church, Washington, IA
Serving from 4:30 pm until 6:30 pm
Adults & Carry-out $7.00, Children 5-12 $3.00, under age 5 Free (Eat-in only)
Tickets available at the door or at Hospice of Washington Counties office. We have several different types of soups, fresh baked breads, and homemade deserts & pies. Our annual silent auction is not to be missed. We have several one of a kind items, hand crafted quilts and other hand crafted goodies. Several businesses in the community donate items for the auction and we have so many generous community members and hospice families that donate items to the auction as well. We start the bidding at 4:15p and close the bidding at 6:15p. the highest bid takes the merchandise. This year we will also be taking credit cards - American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover Cards.
Our annual quilt for the quilt raffle will be unveiled at this event! No spoiler here folks, come on out to see the beautiful quilt for 2014! Every year we say they can't get any prettier, but each year we are proven wrong!!
For more information or to make a donation for the silent auction please call Robyn at 319.653.7321.
Friday, February 14, 2014 at the Washington Public Library, Washington, IA
The Tree of Love is lighted during the luncheon. The Tree of Love will be displayed through February at the library. Loved ones can purchase a simple compassionate heart ornament for their loved ones for display on the tree and for all the years to follow for a donation of $5.00. For more information please call Jina at 319.653.7321.
March 1 - 31, 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Wooden Wheel Vineyard, 1179 Highway 92, Keota, IA 52248. From 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Tickets for the event are $50.00 a person. This fundraising event will take place at the historic Vincent Family Event Center on the grounds of the Wooden Wheel Vineyards. The facility is easily accessible and there is plenty of parking. Cafe' Dodici will be catering this event. Beer and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the ticket price as well. Please make your reservations by April 7, 2014.
Sunday, April 6 - Saturday, April 13, 2014
TBA at the First Christian Church. Please contact Mary to RSVP or if you have any questions at 319.653.7321.
Tuesday, May 6 - May 12, 2014 National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
For questions or more specific information about any event, call 319-653-7321 or toll-free: 1-888-966-6608