The 2018 Annual 5k Remembrance Walk/Run invites teams and individuals to walk in memory of or honor of loved ones is slated for Saturday, September 8, 2018. Participants are invited to organize a group of co-workers, social network or neighbors to walk in honor or memory of a loved one and to support the mission of Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties. All proceeds benefit patient care at the not-for-profit, community-based hospice that serves patients in their homes, in extended care and assisted living facilities and at Lorelei’s Place Hospice House in Franklin.
The sixth annual event takes place at Smith Park in Middletown. Registration opens at 8:30 am and the Walk/Run begins at 10:00 am. The event is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Teams and individuals compete for awards. Those wishing to be timed need to provide gender and age when registering. A professional race coordinator will track times for the race. Convenient parking is provided near the registration tent in the beautiful and historic Smith Park. The cost for adult participants is $25; $20 each for a team of five or more and for members of the military/Veterans; and $10 for children 12 and under. Bottled water will be provided. Registration must be received by August 15, 2018 to guarantee an event t-shirt. Greg and Patti Atkinson are presenting sponsors of the Walk/Run.
Dollars raised through the benefit Walk/Run support:
Indigent Care – At Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties, everyone receives care regardless of his or her ability to pay.
Lorelei’s Place In-patient Care Options – Lorelei’s Hospice House in Franklin offers extensive care for patients experiencing medical situations or symptoms that cannot be managed in the home or facility-based setting.
Focused & Palliative Care and Complementary Therapies – Donor dollars enable us to provide Focused Care, highly specialized disease-specific treatment for hospice patients, and palliative care for patients with significant pain and symptom control issues. Our ability to offer massage, art, music and occupational therapies enables us to assure an improved quality of life for patients.
Community Wide Grief Support Services – We provide Grief Support Services at no cost, regardless of whether our hospice services have been used. and in community locations, making it more convenient for the bereaved to receive the support they need.
When: Registration opens 8:30 am, Walk/Run Begins 10 am
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Where: Smith Park, 500 Tytus Ave., Middletown
Why: Support patient and family care at Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties
Register: by calling 937.222.WALK or online at hospiceofbwco.org
For additional information contact Melissa Romer at 937.222.WALK.