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May
11

Be a camp volunteer and spend a summer weekend making a difference in a child’s life

Written on: May 11, 2018

Join our team and make a difference in a grieving child’s life. We are looking for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising Camp Volunteers, Aug. 10 to 12. Camp Nabi/Phoenix Rising is the children’s bereavement camp run by Chesapeake Life Center.  It takes over 70 volunteers in various roles to successfully run our camp.  Volunteer roles vary from […]

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May
11

Gallery 90 exhibit features local folk art: Quilts that are ‘Wrapped In Love’

Written on: May 11, 2018

Team members and visitors of Hospice of the Chesapeake are feeling the comfort and caring of an annual exhibit of a meticulous and generous art form by a special group of people in the community. Gallery 90, the art gallery located throughout the nonprofit’s administrative building on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie […]

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May
11

Learn about coping with loss while earning continuing education credit with ‘Grief 101’

Written on: May 11, 2018

Social workers can earn continuing education credit and anyone can learn more about the grieving process with “Grief 101,” a seminar offered by Chesapeake Life Center. The class will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, June 22, at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, Maryland. […]

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May
07

Nonprofit’s dreamy trip to French Polynesia raises $500K for patients and families

Written on: May 07, 2018

Hospice of the Chesapeake’s 2018 Gala, A Night on the Isle of Moorea, brought in about a half a million dollars to help support the many programs and services provided to patients and families in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. Ties and cummerbunds took on a tropical flavor and many an updo was held […]

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May
07

Noted Annapolis counselor shares importance of playing outside to help grieving children

Written on: May 07, 2018

Lecture-goers were invited to share memories of touching heaven when swinging and making mud pies in an interactive presentation focused on the wellbeing of children during “Beyond the Woods: Childhood Grief, Spirituality and Nature Therapy,” the 13th annual Emily Schindler Memorial Lecture. Nearly 90 people, many of whom are clinical professionals, attended the lecture hosted […]

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Apr
24

New director of clinical services eager to share hospice message with Prince George’s County

Written on: April 24, 2018

Hospice of the Chesapeake recently announced that Jasmine Crew, RN, BSN, has been selected to lead its Prince George’s County clinical teams as Director of clinical services. She will be working with staff, referral partners and the community through the nonprofit’s office at 9500 Medical Center Drive in Largo, Maryland. Crew began working as a […]

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Apr
24

WJZ-TV anchor Denise Koch is the perfect fit as emcee for 10th Fashion for a Cause

Written on: April 24, 2018

She’s been on the advisory boards of Success in Style, Hospice Network of Maryland and the Maryland Committee for the Children. Fashion. Hospice. Kids. That makes celebrated WJZ-TV evening news anchor Denise Koch a “shoe-in” as the celebrity master of ceremonies for this year’s 10th annual Fashion for a Cause benefiting Chesapeake Kids. The event […]

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Apr
18

Join hundreds of thousands of hospice volunteers during National Volunteer Week

Written on: April 18, 2018

During National Volunteer Week, celebrated this year from April 15 to 21, Hospice of the Chesapeake will join tens of thousands of nonprofits and civic organizations in celebrating the corps of people who make the world better with their gifts of time and talent. During these seven days, we will share their stories in social […]

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Apr
18

National Volunteer Week 2018 Volunteer Spotlight: Charles DeBarber

Written on: April 18, 2018

The program that brought Army Veteran Charles DeBarber to Hospice of the Chesapeake was the Honor Salute. As of this writing, he has yet to go on one. After completing the training and reviewing a listing of volunteer needs, he noticed an Army Veteran with an unfulfilled request for a Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer. His mission suddenly […]

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Apr
18

National Volunteer Week 2018 Volunteer Spotlight: Pat Curran

Written on: April 18, 2018

Pat Curran had enough of being at what he calls “the pointy end.” An Army Veteran and a lifelong Department of Defense contractor, he speaks in acronyms and military vernacular. He spent 14 months in Vietnam as an avionics technician, riding in a helicopter, making mental notes of what he would have to repair after […]

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