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Group to host ‘Walk for Hospice’

April 30, 2013
The Inter-Mountain

It's time to hit the trail. Hospice Care Corp. is proud to host its "Walk for Hospice." This year's event will take place May 19 at the Rail Trail, Prickett's Fort in Fairmont and at the Rail Trail parking lot on Route 92 in Reedsville.

By participating you will be supporting a very important cause. The "Walk for Hospice" provides funds to serve patients in our community who suffer from a life threatening illnesses.

"Hospice Care, your local community based hospice provides care for our friends and families. This is a great way to ensure that our loved ones get the quality care they deserve," said Kim Riley, Development and Outreach manager.

Businesses or individuals can be sponsors of this year's event. A donation of $50 will include the business name or the name of your loved one and a donation of $100 will include the name and logo on the back of the T-shirts. All sponsors will receive a t-shirt and be included in all news releases.

Participants can walk in memory of a loved one or friend for by collecting sponsorships on behalf of themselves or a group. Certificates will be awarded to the top community group, church, school and business that collect the most money. Everyone that collects or donates $20 or more will receive a t-shirt and a free picnic will follow the event.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the walking starting at 2 p.m. Pre-registration is not necessary, but those younger than 18 must have a parent signature on their form. Registration forms may be obtained at local banks and businesses.

For more information about being a sponsor or registering to participate, call the Fairmont office 304-363-3815 or Kim Riley at 304-864-0884 or email her at



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