UPCOMING EVENTS

May 30
Grief 101. An interactive opportunity to discuss, learn and grow in your understanding of the grief journey.                 Squamish Public Library 6:00-8:00pm.

May 27 - June 24th
Bereavement Walk. Gathering time 9:30am Squamish Adventure Centre.

May 7
Hike for Hospice. 10th Annual Hike for Hospice! Registration at 9:30am Hike at 10:30am. Join our Facebook event for more information on ways you can get involved and support this fun, family event.

Nov 7 - Dec 13
Courage to Grieve Bereavement Group. This 6 week adult bereavement group is an opportunity to learn more about the grieving process and share in a group setting with others. Please email to register or for more information: hospice.seatosky@vch.ca

Nov 10
Advance Care Planning. Join us at the Squamish Public Library at 6:30pm to learn more about advance care planning and how to your goals and wishes for your life and health should there be a time when you can't speak for yourself.

Nov 25
Memory Tree Event. Join us for our annual Memory Tree Event at On the Farm Shops. Gather with friends and family and be supported as we remember and honour the memory of our loved ones at the start of the holiday season.

 

Click links above for more details

 

Tuesday
Oct282014

AGM & Raffle Winners!!

Awesome night last night at our AGM. Thank you to those who were able to make it and all those who contributed to the presentations. We were happy to have guest speaker Janet Hickey-Blackburn, Manager Home & Community Care Vancouver Coastal Health pull the names for our raffle winners.

And the winners are......

Carl Halvorson - 2 Nights at the Crystal Lodge & 2 Scandinave Spa bath passes!
Linda Kelly Smith - iPad Mini & Cover!
Steve Leadbetter - Cruiser Bike from Tantalus Bike Shop!!

Thanks to all those who bought and sold tickets and to our amazing contributors to the raffle prizes!

Thursday
Oct092014

Annual General Meeting October 27th

Please join us October 27th at 7pm at Hilltop House 38146 Berhner Drive for our Annual General Meeting. 

Renew your membership and stay informed with hospice and palliative care issues and advancements in our corridor.

Elect members or join our exemplery Board of Directors and work towards continuous improvements and support for those living with life limiting illnesses and those grieving the loss of a loved one.

Take advantage of your LAST CHANCE at winning AMAZING Hospice Raffle prizes. Winning tickets will be drawn for: 

  1. Two nights stay at the Crystal Lodge in Whislter and 2 bath passes at the Spa Scandinave
  2. 16GB iPad mini with protective cover
  3. Ladies Simple 3 Cruiser Bike donated by Tantalus Bike Shop!

Your involvement as members, Board Directors, volunteers and interested community members is what allows Squamish Hospice Society to continue to do great work in our community. We look very forward to seeing you on October 27th to continue our efforts to add an extra layer of support at a time when individuals and families need it most.

 

Wednesday
Sep242014

Courage to Grieve Bereavement Support Group 

The dates have been confirmed for our Fall grief support group. This program will take place on Wednesdays starting October 29th to December 3rd. The program is FREE of charge but requires pre-registration. Please call 604-567-2009 to sign up and join us for companionship and understanding as you navigate life in a changed world.

Monday
Aug112014

Check out our E-Newsletter

Please take a moment to catch up on what is happening with Hospice. Click here for hospice news, events and even the occassional delicious recipe!

Plan to stay tuned for our quarterly updates, you can find them here on our website or on the Squamish Hospice Society Facebook page. In doing so you support hospice by staying informed. Many thanks!

Wednesday
Aug062014

Squamish Hospice Society Raffle is on Now!

We are so excited about this year's raffle and grateful to our awesome sponsors The Crystal Lodge Whistler, Scandinave Spa Whistler, Tantalus Bike Shop Squamish and 2 annoymous donors) for donating great prizes making this year's raffle a ticket you will want to make sure you have.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from any hospice volunteers you might know. In September we will update you with the various store locations where you will find volunteers selling these tickets. The final draw will take place during our Annual General Meeting on October 27, 2014

We thank you in advance for your support of our work in hospice caring for those experiencing end of life, as well as their families and those working through grief. It is our honour to come along side people in this part of their life's journey.

Thanks again and Good Luck!

 

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