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Sep
12

Hospice of the Chesapeake announces 7 new board members

Written on: September 12, 2019

Several prominent members of the community have been appointed to the Boards of Directors of Hospice of the Chesapeake and its Foundation and began serving in 2019. JoAnn DeCesaris, Craig Muckle and Michael J. Pappas were elected to the Hospice of the Chesapeake Inc. Board. DeCesaris is the co-founder of the Geaton & JoAnn DeCesaris […]

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Sep
06

Grief-fiti is a way for children and teens to illustrate their loss

Written on: September 06, 2019

Chesapeake Life Center is excited to announce a new partnership that will help children and teenagers express their feelings around the loss of someone dear to them on canvas. The team of grief professionals will be working with Artsy Partsy in Pasadena in developing Grief-fiti in October. These interactive creative workshops invite kids to pair […]

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Aug
28

Volunteers, team members hear from author about the purpose-driven death of her father

Written on: August 28, 2019

Nancy Herzog Walker said several times throughout the evening that she is not a writer. Yet, there in her hand was a book, with her name on it. It begged an explanation. To many of the 40 or so Hospice of the Chesapeake volunteers and team members attending the discussion of her book, “100 Days: […]

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Aug
28

MFA member show focuses on new discoveries and constant change

Written on: August 28, 2019

As we journey from summer into fall, it suits the season that a new exhibit by the Maryland Federation of Art take over the walls of Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90, the art gallery located throughout the nonprofit’s administrative building on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, Maryland. “Finding […]

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Aug
12

Veterans Tribute Wall ceremony brings stories of love and patriotism

Written on: August 12, 2019

Storytelling took the spotlight as the military service of 21 men and women were celebrated at the sixth annual Unveiling of the Veterans Tribute Wall held Aug. 8 on the Hospice of the Chesapeake’s John & Cathy Belcher Campus in Pasadena. Each of these veterans is now represented on the Veterans Tribute Wall which hangs […]

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Aug
06

It’s a guy thing: Men’s grief group is non-judgmental way to open up

Written on: August 06, 2019

Many men spent their boyhoods being told not to cry, to “toughen up,” or that they needed to be the “Man of the House”. In the wake of the death of a loved one, men may feel the need to put on a brave, stoic public face, denying the grief they feel. That is why […]

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Aug
06

Rommel’s Harley Davidson and Hospice of the Chesapeake team up for Ride for a Cause

Written on: August 06, 2019

Motorcycles. Music. Food. Spirits. Sounds like the makings of a great Saturday in the fall. And that is exactly the reason to save the date for the First Annual Ride for a Cause, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 at Rommel’s Harley Davidson, 30 Hudson St., Annapolis. Tickets are just $40 per person, […]

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Jul
31

Free healthcare symposium includes 5 free CEUs for social workers

Written on: July 31, 2019

The learning sessions are free, the five continuing education units are free, even the meals are free: All that remains is for people to register online for the Caring for the Continuum of Life: A 2019 Healthcare Symposium. It will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at First Baptist Church of […]

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Jul
31

Save-the-Date: Hospice of the Chesapeake Gala combines new location with Old World charm

Written on: July 31, 2019

Hospice of the Chesapeake is pleased to announce that its annual gala will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2020, at The Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park. This year’s theme, “An Evening Under the Tuscan Sky,” will take guests to the Italian countryside filled with gardens, groves […]

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Jul
26

Back-to-school night designed to help grieving teens cope with loss

Written on: July 26, 2019

Going back to school can bring a mix of feelings, as the summer comes to an end. After the death of a loved one, these feelings can include anxiety and dread. Entering the classroom, a student might feel like everyone is staring at them, as they wonder, “What am I going to say?” The grief […]

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