FAIRHOPE Celebrates Life & Community Members on 40th Anniversary

FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. hosted its annual FAIRHOPE Celebrates Life event from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21 at The Mill Event Center in Lancaster, Ohio.

This event celebrated award winners, featured a signature fundraising event, a hybrid silent auction, an in-person live auction and a silent auction. Donations from the event will support the FAIRHOPE Memorial Fund. This fund allows FAIRHOPE to provide end-of-life care to chronically and terminally ill patients who otherwise could not afford care and assists with other special patient needs and non-reimbursable program services.

“As we mark four decades of meeting the needs of our patients and their families, I am grateful for the community support and I look forward to continuing our journey,” said Kristin Glasure, President and CEO of FAIRHOPE. “Last year, FAIRHOPE served 977 hospice patients and 824 palliative patients in 10 counties. Our team also had 895 grief care visits for adults and children. This is possible because of the generous contributions that enable us to serve each other in coming together for a broader purpose.”

The FAIRHOPE Awards Presentation recognized these community members and groups:

President’s Leadership Award
Angela Krile

Heart of Hospice
Dianne Dunbar

Dr. Gordon B. Snider Community Impact Award
Christa Moody

Virginia L. Pickering Philanthropic
Ernie Cook and The Egg Roll Poker Run

Partners in Excellence
Laura Tussing and Park National Bank

Lloyd and Diann Helber and Family
Columbus Dispatch
Foltz Ag
Krile Communications
North End Press
TeamLogic IT
Bremen Banking Center
Claypool Electric, Inc.
Luxe Rehabilitation & Care Center
Performance GMC Cadillac
The Shaw Company
Audiology Associates of Lancaster
E.C. Babbert Inc.
Fairfield Federal Savings & Loan
Fairfield Medical Center
Fairfield County Foundation
Merchants National Bank
Mr. Froggys-Ohio Car Wash Supply
Park National Bank
Pickaway Manor and Rehab Center an Optalis Health
R.N. Smith
Rhonemus Cellars
Scenic Hills Senior Center
Sitterley Law, LLC
Walker’s Shoe Center
20 Logan LLC
Frank E. Smith Funeral Home
FHP Pulmonary and Critical Care
Alan and Maris Mahler

FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Since 1982, FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care has provided exceptional and compassionate care in our community. We are dedicated to meeting the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of those we serve by honoring life during its most difficult times. We will meet you on your journey wherever you need us. This includes serving you at our serene 38-acre campus in Lancaster, home to the Pickering House hospice in-patient facility and the Anita M. Turner grief center. Learn more about FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care at their website and on Facebook.

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