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MARSHA KNICELY CELEBRATES HER BIRTHDAY WITH A SPECIAL ART AUCTION FOR DOEY’S HOUSE

Posted on:Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 @ 1:10 pm

“A Celebration of Art by Marsha and Friends” will be held on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sagittarius Salon & Spa located at 1136 Conrad Court in Hagerstown.  The event will benefit Hospice of Washington County’s Doey’s House. Shown here is Jordan Knicely and Marsha Knicely showcasing art for the event.

Marsha Knicely decided to forego the normal cake, ice cream and balloons for her 70th birthday; and instead, she decided to help others while showcasing her love of art. Therefore, “A Celebration of Art by Marsha and Friends” will be held on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sagittarius Salon & …

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4th Quarter Newsletter is now available

Posted on:Monday, October 16th, 2017 @ 11:45 am

The Hospice of Washington County (HWC) 4th 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 Q4 Newsletter 2017

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DOEY’S HOUSE COMPLETING FINAL STEPS TO OPEN FOR PATIENTS

Posted on:Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 @ 5:33 pm

doey's house photo

(Hagerstown, MD) – Hospice of Washington County Inc. (HWC) is completing the final steps to open Doey’s House for patients and their families. Doey’s House is the first hospice house in Washington County and is located behind Meritus Medical Center and will provide general inpatient, respite services and short-term residential care for hospice patients.   …

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Open House and Community Tours Slated for Doey’s House

Posted on:Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 @ 1:13 pm

Hospice of Washington County Inc. (HWC) will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open house on September 7 at 11 a.m. in honor of Doey’s House, the first hospice house in Washington County. Community Tours are being held on September 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on September 8 from 9 a.m. to …

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Registration Now Open for October Volunteer Training Class!

Posted on:Thursday, August 31st, 2017 @ 10:16 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 upcoming Volunteer Training Class! October 9, 12 and 18  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 …

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3rd Quarter 2017 HWC Newsletter Now Available.

Posted on:Friday, July 28th, 2017 @ 11:00 am

The Hospice of Washington County (HWC) 3rd 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 3rd Quarter Newsletter!

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HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY ANNOUNCES CEO

Posted on:Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 @ 1:53 pm

Hospice of Washington County’s (HWC) Board of Directors is pleased to 
announce the appointment of Ernesto Lopez, BSN, MBA and RN as Chief Executive Officer

NEW CEO SELECTED FOR HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY Hagerstown, MD – Hospice of Washington County’s (HWC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ernesto Lopez, BSN, MBA and RN as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lopez will begin his role as CEO on September 1, 2017. This announcement comes as the organization is …

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Big Cork Event Has A Heart for Doey’s House

Posted on:Monday, July 10th, 2017 @ 2:17 pm

Hosts Brandon and Haven Younger, Randy and Jennifer Thompson and Erin and John Hershey (listed from left to right) hosted a private dinner party at Big Cork Vineyards which raised over $50,000 for Doey’s House, the first hospice house in Washington County. The evening featured cuisine from Chef Bryan Voltaggio (sitting).

Big Cork Event Has A Heart for Doey’s House   Big Cork Vineyards are big on great wine and celebrating the things that make life grand. And on May 10, Big Cork Vineyards was the home of a private event which showcased its big heart. Hosts John and Erin Hershey, Randy and Jennifer Thompson and …

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Camp Hope N Cope 2017 Accepting Applications

Posted on:Monday, June 19th, 2017 @ 11:38 am

Hospice of Washington County’s Camp Hope ‘N” Cope is a camp experience designed to pair children who are grieving with adults who can offer support and guidance. 
Camp will be held from on Saturday, August 19. Applications are due no later than July 25.

  Camp Hope N Cope 2017 A special 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 a camp experience designed to pair children who are …

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Hancock Community Life Center Hosts Quilts of Valor

Posted on:Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 @ 4:14 pm

Quilts of Valor Foundation is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is “to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor (QOV).” Hospice of Washington County is pleased to provide space in the Hancock Community Life Center to the Mountain Mama Quilters, who meet the last Tuesday of …

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