The Richmond Register

October 13, 2013

Hospice to honor local professionals Oct. 26


Register Staff Report

MADISON COUNTY — Hospice Care Plus will recognize 25 Madison County professional people at a Saturday, Oct. 26, banquet.

The event, which will include dinner and entertainment, will take place at Church on the Rock beginning.

Entertainment will be provided by Dogwood Ridge and Kristi Miller with a special appearance by the Penny Loafers.

“This will be an evening of fun, food and entertainment as we honor a group of community leaders,” said Donna Angel, who is co-chairing the event with Emogene Hogg-Hartman.

Tickets are $50 each and may be purchased at Community Trust Bank, 525 Walnut Meadow Road, Berea. Reservations can be made by calling 985-0561.

“Leaders of the Madison County community have been very supportive of Hospice Care Plus over the years,” Hogg-Hartman said, “and we want to thank them for their contributions to the community and also recognize them for their professional accomplishments.”

Those to be recognized include:

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Arnold, Lesha Hays, Belle Jackson, Donna Lovell, Kristi Miller, Dr. Betty Olinger, Lonnie Reppert, Rev. Mark Sarver, Dr. Mark Secor, the Rev. Kevin Slemp, Mr. and Mrs. James Upton, the Rev. Bill Fort, Glenn Jennings, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Kennedy, Warren May, Nola Newman, Mr. and Mrs. Andre Patterson, Bill Robinson, Teresa Scenters, Vicki Short and Randy Stone.

In addition to providing in-home care for 32 years in Madison, Estill, Jackson, Rockcastle, Owsley and Lee counties, Hospice Care Plus operates the in-patient Compassionate Care facility in Richmond.

Each year, more than 700 patients are served by Hospice Care Plus.

Its mission is to “empower individuals with a life-limiting illness to live the highest quality of life, respecting their values, beliefs, needs and those of their families.”