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Friends of Lewis County Hospice, Inc. is a Not-For-Profit
corporation established for the following purposes: Initiating and
conducting fund raising activities for the benefit of Lewis County
Hospice; Promoting Hospice in the Lewis County Community through
public relations, volunteer recruitment and any and all activities as
necessary for the support and maintenance of Lewis County Hospice;
to advise the Lewis County Board of Legislators on Hospice related
issues; and to solicit public and corporate grants and contributions
for the benefit of Lewis County Hospice.
*Facilitates three major fundraising events:
May 4, 2014
Twentieth Annual Epicurean Delight
Friends of Lewis County Hospice are proud to announce that the 20th annual Epicurean Delight will be held on May 4, 2014 from 4:15 - 7 P.M. at the Wax House, Snow Ridge, Turin, NY. Tickets and raffle tickets will be sold at Kinney Drugs in Lowville for two weeks prior to the event. Tickets are also available at the hospice office at Lewis County Public Health at Lewis County General Hospital, from any Friends of Lewis County Hospice Board member, and at the door on the day of the event. For the seventh year in a row, the ticket price remains $22.00.
This annual event features about sixteen restaurants and eateries from around the county that donate specially prepared food for your “epicurean delight”. From entrees to ice cream, all are well prepared and prepared just for you! Please patronize these establishments after the event, as a way to say “thank you” for their participation.
A benefit raffle, 50-50 raffle, and silent auction will all be held. The raffle features many lovely items donated by local artisans; the grand prize is a handcrafted quilt donated by Claire Waligory. Raffle tickets are 6 for $10.00; 3 for $5.00; or $2.00 each.
Capo 3, coffee-house style music played by Steve Dennison, Frank Corbett, and Angela Bartolette,will be performing, beginning at 4:15 PM, prior to the event. This will provide entertainment while folks gather to taste some wine, have a beverage and socialize.
This year Community Bank NA is the major sponsor for Epicurean, providing the funds needed to hold the event.
Here are the ways to get involved: 1. Become a patron of Epicurean by contacting Penny Demo at 376-2525. 2. Purchase an advertisement in the Friends of Hospice Epicurean program and annual report by contacting Dorrie Boliver at 346-1159 or 788-6460. 3. Donate a craft or door prize item by contacting Marcia Waligory at 376-3401 or 4. Purchase a ticket or two for the event by contacting Mary Bellinger at 376-6882.
Claire Waligory and Shannon Frappier-Farney (Hospice Volunteer Coordinator) holding the quilt that will be raffled off at the Epicurean Delight.
Joe Boissy Memorial Golf Tournament
Light Up a Life Celebration
Late Nov. through mid- Dec.
*Supports a Community Hospice Garden;
*Offers a Leave Legacy Program; Memorial Stones; and a Bereavement Support Group
Donations may be sent to
Friends of Lewis County Hospice PO Box 266, Lowville, N Y 13367
Visit our "Donations" page for more info.
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