We invite you to renew acquaintances, refresh your spirit and recommit your efforts to carry out the Hospice of the Western Reserve mission.

Down Memory Lane

Friday, March 2
12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
LakeMetro Parks Penitentiary Glen Reservation
8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road
Willoughby, OH 44094

Travel down Memory Lane to the days of yesteryear when the Halle Family called Penitentiary Glen Reservation their summer home and working farm. Program will highlight details of this famous family. Enjoy the nature center and gift shop. There will be a short walk around the property after the program.

Please bring a bagged lunch. Free event for Volunteer. Guest: $5. RSVP by February 25. Space limited to 30 participants.

For questions please contact Deborah E. Hagan at 440.226.0964.

In the Herb Garden

Thursday, April 19
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Hospice of the Western Reserve Ashtabula Office
1166 Lake Ave
Ashtabula, OH 44004

Come and learn about how to cook and grow your own herbs. Chris Martello, RD, LD is experienced in the field of nutrition and counseling for 20 years. She runs the Herb School of Cooking in Jefferson. She also has completed Chef Training from the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking in Chesterland, Ohio.

Free event for Volunteer. Guest: $5. RSVP by April 2. Space is limited to 30 participants.

For questions contact Sue Legg at 440.596.3585

Party in the Park

Tuesday, May 22
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park
4985 Windfall Road
Medina, OH 44256

Join your fellow volunteers, their families and guests, for a relaxing potluck picnic at the pavilion at Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park. This is your time to refresh, re-energize and reinvigorate your spirit, while taking in this beautiful park setting. Please bring a favorite dish to share. Chicken, beverages, and tableware will be provided.

Free event for Volunteer. Guest $5. RSVP by May 18. All are welcome!

For questions contact Marie Jakubiec at 330.662.4149.

Art, Nature and You

Wednesday, June 6
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Sandy Ridge Reservation
6195 Otten Road
North Ridgeville, OH 44039

Share your best practices and volunteer experiences while enjoying a relaxing nature walk through the lovely bird sanctuary and wetlands. Be inspired to create an expressive art project while sharing your hospice stories and experiences with your fellow volunteers. Free event for Volunteer. Guest $5
RSVP by May 30. Space is limited to 50 participants.

For questions contact Lisa Waryck at 440.414.1730.

The Art of Life

Friday, September 14
10:00 a.m. - noon
Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Find inspiration while enjoying a self-guided tour of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Learn how art therapy can enhance communication, brain function and social interaction for dementia patients. Admission is free, however please note there are fees for parking at the museum.

Free event for all. RSVP by September 3. Space is limited to 25 participants.

For questions contact Christina Guarnieri at 216.385.7449

To RSVP to any of the events e-mail: VOLUNTEERRSVP@HOSPICEWR.ORG

Or call 216.383.5280

Download: 2018 Volunteer Gatherings Flyer