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Help Build Doey’s House During Washington County Gives on Tuesday May 2nd! Make a donation, leave a legacy, and have lunch!

Posted on:Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 @ 11:31 am

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, individuals can help build Doey’s House during Washington County Gives, a 24-hour online giving event. On this day, every donation Hospice of Washington County (HWC) receives will help HWC claim matching dollars and possible prizes to continue giving back to the Washington County community. The funds generated by HWC the …

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2nd Quarter 2017 HWC Newsletter Now Available.

Posted on:Thursday, April 20th, 2017 @ 1:54 pm

The Hospice of Washington County (HWC) 2nd Quarter Newsletter is now available. We invite you to read about HWC’s  services, programs and upcoming events. Just click here Hospice of Washington County Q2 Newsletter WEB !

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Registration Now Open for Summer Volunteer Training!

Posted on:Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 @ 8:46 am

Nurse comforting patient

Have you ever considered becoming a Hospice of Washington County Volunteer? Make a difference by offering invaluable companionship and support! Join our Summer Volunteer Training Class! June 16 and 23  9:00am-4:00pm Hospice of Washington County is seeking reliable, compassionate volunteers to make visits to our terminally ill patients and families in their homes or nursing facilities.  Hospice …

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March 14 – Just a phone call away!

Posted on:Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 @ 7:12 am

Hospice of Washington County’s Administrative offices and Life Centers are closed today, March 14 2017. However, for our patients and families, we are a phone call away – Call 301-791-6360!

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Hospice of Washington County Quarterly Newsletter Available

Posted on:Thursday, February 16th, 2017 @ 1:44 pm

Hospice of Washington County’s 2017 first quarter newsletter is available now. Just click on the link below to read.

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Registration Now Open for Spring Volunteer Training!

Posted on:Friday, February 10th, 2017 @ 1:40 pm

March 2017 Training

Have you ever considered becoming a Hospice of Washington County Volunteer? Make a difference by offering invaluable companionship and support! Join our Spring Volunteer Training Class! March 13, 16 and 22  5:00-9:00pm Hospice of Washington County is seeking reliable, compassionate volunteers to make visits to our terminally ill patients and families in their homes or nursing facilities.  …

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4th Annual Have A Heart for Doey’s House Radio-thon Set for Feb. 11

Posted on:Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 @ 5:11 pm

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Put your dial on WJEJ 1240 AM on Saturday, Feb. 11th for the 4th Annual Have A Heart for Doey’s House Radio-thon. The proceeds will support the construction of Doey’s House. Volunteers and employees of HWC will man the phones from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and callers can make pledges for this vital project. …

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Rebuilding of Doey’s House begins Next Week

Posted on:Saturday, January 28th, 2017 @ 4:55 pm

Hagerstown, MD- Officials of Hospice of Washington County recently announced that the rebuilding of Doey’s House is scheduled to begin next week and is anticipated to be open Fall of 2017. “We are very excited to once again move forward on this project that will serve our residents and their families at the most vulnerable …

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Hospice Bereavement Services Move to Downtown Hagerstown

Posted on:Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 @ 3:47 pm

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Hospice of Washington County moved its Bereavement Department to the Hagerstown Community Life Center (CLC), located at 20 W. Washington Street, 3rd floor. On Monday, January 30th, Hospice of Washington County will host an Open House from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to celebrate this move. “In addition to the support that Hospice of Washington …

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Applications for the 2017 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund Are Now Available

Posted on:Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 @ 9:55 am

Applications for the 2017 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D., Endowed Scholarship Fund are now available. Dr. Frederic Kass is one of the founders of Hospice of Washington County, Inc. (HWC) and since 1980, has served as HWC’s Medical Director. To honor Dr. Kass’s tireless efforts, HWC’s Board of Directors established the Dr. Frederic H. Kass …

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Official Statement from HWC on Doey’s House

Posted on:Monday, November 21st, 2016 @ 11:26 am

Official Statement from HWC on Doey’s House   Early this morning, there was a fire at Doey’s House, and the facility suffered significant damage.  The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshall’s Office.  Fortunately, no one was injured as a result.   “First and foremost, Hospice of Washington County …

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Registration Now Open for Upcoming Volunteer Trainings!

Posted on:Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 @ 9:49 am

January 2017 Training

Have you ever considered becoming a Hospice of Washington County Volunteer? Make a difference by offering invaluable companionship and support! Join one of our next Volunteer Training Classes! January 13 and 20  9:00am-4:00pm OR March 13, 16 and 22  5:00-9:00pm Hospice of Washington County is seeking reliable, compassionate volunteers to make visits to our terminally …

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Mason Dixon Region AACA raises $14,167 for Doey’s House

Posted on:Monday, October 3rd, 2016 @ 11:06 am

Show Chairman Irv Gish and Carolyn Gish with their grandson present a check for $14,167 from the Mason Dixon Region AACA to Doey’s House Leadership Campaign Co-Chair Neal Glessner and HWC Senior Director of Development, Community and PR Karen Giffin of Hospice of Washington County to help build Doey’s House. The funds were raised by the club’s C&O Canal Days Cruise-in Car Show. The event is done in memory of Jone Bowman.

Mason Dixon Region AACA raises $14,167 for Doey’s House In memory of Jone Bowman The Third Annual C&O Canal Days Cruise-in Car Show presented by the Mason Dixon Region Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) raised $14,167 and is being donated to Hospice of Washington County (HWC) to help build Doey’s House. The event was …

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Middletown Valley Bank Begins Veterans Patient Room Campaign for Doey’s House

Posted on:Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 @ 3:36 pm

Neal Glessner, Co-Chair of Doey’s House Leadership Campaign Committee, received a check for $30,000 from Dustin Watson, Vice President – Commercial Services Manager of Middletown Valley Bank. Middletown Valley Bank (MVB) recently donated $30,000 to Hospice of Washington County. The funds will be used to build Doey’s House, the first hospice house in Washington County, and it will seed a naming opportunity for a patient room in honor of Veterans of the United States.

Middletown Valley Bank (MVB) recently donated $30,000 to Hospice of Washington County. The funds will be used to build Doey’s House, the first hospice house in Washington County, and it will seed a naming opportunity for a patient room in honor of Veterans of the United States. The donation was announced at the Groundbreaking Ceremony …

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Doey’s House Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for July 7, 2016

Posted on:Friday, July 1st, 2016 @ 5:08 pm

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Doey’s House Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for July 7, 2016 at Noon Hospice of Washington County, Inc. (HWC) will be hosting the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Doey’s House on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at noon. The event will be held at the site off of Yale Drive near the roundabout in Hagerstown, Maryland. Hospice of Washington County, …

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Hospice of Washington County and Brechbill & Helman sign contract to build Doey’s House!

Posted on:Friday, June 10th, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

Hospice of Washington County, Inc. and Brechbill and Helman Construction Company, Inc., general contractors, formally signed a contract  for the construction of Doey’s House, the first hospice house in Washington County.

Hospice of Washington County, Inc. and Brechbill and Helman Construction Company, Inc., general contractors, formally signed a contract  for the construction of Doey’s House, the first hospice house in Washington County.   “Our partner, Brechbill and Helman, in this vital venture for Washington County was selected after a rigorous evaluation and bid process,” stated Eric …

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Christ United Methodist Church donates to Doey’s House

Posted on:Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 @ 10:05 am

Eric Klimes, CEO of Hospice of Washington County, and Neal Glessner, Doey’s House Leadership Team Co-Chair, accept a donation for $2,150 from John Eier and Pastor Robert Cook of Christ United Methodist Church.

Christ United Methodist Church donates to Doey’s House  Christ United Methodist Church recently donated $2,150 to Hospice of Washington County (HWC) to help build the first hospice house in Washington County, Doey’s House. The parishioners of Christ United Methodist Church raised the funds through a Mission Auction. The Mission Auction is an event which has …

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Hospice of Washington County Offering Spring and Summer Bereavement Programs

Posted on:Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 @ 9:16 am

  Hospice of Washington County Offering Spring and Summer Bereavement Programs   Hospice of Washington County (HWC) offers a variety of workshops which provide education and support for those who are grieving due to a loss of a loved one. Throughout the spring and summer of 2016, HWC will offer specialized workshops that help individuals …

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Registration Now Open for Summer Hospice Volunteer Training

Posted on:Thursday, May 12th, 2016 @ 10:10 am

July 2016 Volunteer Training Flier

Have you ever considered becoming a Hospice of Washington County Volunteer? Make a difference by offering invaluable companionship and support! Join our next Volunteer Training Class! July 18, 22 and 27, from 12:00-4:00pm Hospice of Washington County is seeking reliable, compassionate volunteers to make visits to our terminally ill patients and families in their homes …

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Applications now available for Camp Hope N Cope 2016

Posted on:Monday, May 2nd, 2016 @ 11:57 am

Hospice of Washington County’s Camp Hope ‘N” Cope is an overnight camp experience designed to pair children who are grieving with adults who can offer support and guidance. Camp will be held from 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 20 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 21 at the Mt. Aetna Retreat Center, 21905 Mt. Aetna Rd., Hagerstown, MD 21742. Applications are due no later than July 27.

Applications now available for Camp Hope N Cope 2016; A special overnight camp for children who are grieving Love, Laughter and Leisure are the basic needs of all children, especially those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Hospice of Washington County’s Camp Hope ‘N’ Cope is an overnight camp experience designed to …

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Photography by Dale Snaps Photos for Doey’s House

Posted on:Thursday, April 28th, 2016 @ 9:08 am

Hospice of Washington County’s Senior Director of Development, Community and PR Karen Giffin accepts a check from Mary Pat Kelley, owner of Photography by Dale, LLC, for $1,086 for Doey’s House campaign. Doey’s House will be the first hospice house for Washington County.

Mary Pat Kelley, owner of Photography by Dale, LLC, presented a check for $1,086 to Hospice of Washington County for Doey’s House. The funds were raised through a campaign entitled “Portraits for Doey’s House”. Participants received a portrait session and a print in exchange for a $35 donation to Doey’s House. Hospice of Washington County, …

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Hospice of Washington County’s Second Quarterly Newsletter

Posted on:Friday, April 15th, 2016 @ 10:39 am

Hospice of Washington County’s Second Quarterly Newsletter is now available. Please read about all of our important programs, services and events.   Click Link Here to Read Our Newsletter

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Unveiling of the Stronger Together Memorial Quilt

Posted on:Monday, April 11th, 2016 @ 11:04 am

Helen Layton Working on the Stronger Together Memorial Quilt

The Stronger Together Memorial Quilt will be unveiled in ceremony on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7 p.m. As a tribute to and in memory of loved ones, residents of Hancock and surrounding areas wrote the names of 263 loved ones on 240, 4-inch quilt squares. Over the past two years, master quilter, Helen Layton …

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Camp Hope N Cope Applications are Currently Being Accepted

Posted on:Monday, March 16th, 2015 @ 2:23 pm

A special overnight camp for children between the ages of 6-13 who have experienced the death of a loved one or significant life loss. Camp will be held at Mt. Aetna Retreat Center, 21905 Mt. Aetna Rd., Hagerstown, MD 21742. We will meet at the Hospice of Washington County office, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown at …

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