Community Care Hospice golf outing set for Sept. 24


Community Care Hospice will host its 16th annual golf classic Sept. 24 at Snow Hill Country Club.

Proceeds from the event benefit patient care and services at Community Care Hospice.

“We are honored to host the golf classic again this year and are grateful for the ongoing community support,” said Missi Knisley, executive director of Community Care Hospice and Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County. “Our community allows us to provide superior care and superior services to each patient and family we have the privilege of serving.”

Registration and breakfast provided by Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will begin at 7:45 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Awards and a box lunch will be at 2 p.m. In addition to an 18-hole tournament, there will be hole competitions for closest to the pin and longest putt made as well as a 50/50 raffle throughout the day.

The presenting sponsor of the golf classic is International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 71 of Columbus. The eagle sponsor is Modern Woodmen of America. The bogie sponsor is Kratzer Hometown Pharmacy.

Space is limited. Registration is $95 for an individual golfer or $350 for a team of four. For questions or for more information on sponsorship, contact Sydney Truax at STruax@OhiosHospice.org or 937.256.9507 ext. 2885.

Community Care Hospice, an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2004 by a group of individuals whose mission is to provide superior hospice care to their community. Local professionals provide care for patients in a 10-county area surrounding Wilmington. Bereavement and grief support services also are provided to hospice families and to the community, including grief groups. Patients are cared for in their homes, and extended care and assisted living facilities. General inpatient care is available at Clinton Memorial Hospital, along with access to designated hospice beds at Highland District Hospital.

Ohio’s Hospice is a partnership of mission-driven, not-for-profit hospices in Ohio committed to a shared vision of strengthening and preserving community-based hospices. Members of Ohio’s Hospice share the values of:

Serving each patient in an atmosphere of hospitality, respect and caring.

Attending to the social, physical and spiritual needs of each person served.

Preserving and enhancing patient dignity Celebrating the life of each individual served.

Reducing unnecessary suffering in the communities served.

Affiliates of Ohio’s Hospice include Community Care Hospice, Ohio’s Community Mercy Hospice, Ohio’s Hospice at United Church Homes, Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care, Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties, Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio, Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County and Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County.

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