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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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Have Breakfast with Hospice of Washington County

Posted on:Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 @ 4:12 pm

Have Breakfast with Hospice of Washington County   (Hagerstown, MD) – Hospice of Washington County Inc. (HWC) is hosting a breakfast at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. The breakfast is an information session for interested business members and community residents to learn …

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The 2017 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund Scholarship Recipients Announced

Posted on:Friday, June 2nd, 2017 @ 2:10 pm

Hospice of Washington County (HWC) recently the announced the Dr. Frederic H. Kass, III, M.D. Scholarship recipients. Pictured are the scholarship recipients from left to right - Alexis Lewis, Hollyann Wettstein and Hannah Moser. With the recipients are Tom Newcomer, Chair of the HWC Board of Directors, and Dr. Frederic H. Kass, III, one of the founders and Medical Director for HWC.

Three students pursuing careers in the healthcare field were recently named as the recipients of the 2017 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund. 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 …

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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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