Friday, November 30, 2018

Local War Hero Honored by Hope

Hope Honor Guard volunteers Bob Johnson and Leonard Molik were able to provide a recognition ceremony on short notice for a decorated hero of World War II. Roy Leo's career in the military spanned 37 years, and the Cape Coral Military Museum has a wall dedicated to him, along with his flight suit on display (read more here).


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Coping with Grief During the Holidays: A Three-Part Series


Discover the tools and support you need to cope with the holiday season after the loss of a loved one. All adults 18 years and older are welcome to join. There is no charge to attend these professionally-led sessions.

November 15, 29 & December 6
Thursdays, from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
HealthPark Administrative Office: Room A
9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers FL 33908

Pre-registration is required. Send an email or call (239) 985-7716.


Golf Fore Hope raises nearly $7,500 for Hope Parkinson Program

More than 100 golfers raised nearly $7,500 at Golf Fore Hope, a golf tournament to benefit the Hope Parkinson Program at The Golf Club at Magnolia Landing in North Fort Myers.

Led by the tournament committee of Martin Haas, Dino and Ann DeGrande, Alita Parody and Aaron Sustad, the scramble format tournament included a 50/50 auction, mulligan sales and an awards luncheon. Golf Fore Hope was sponsored by Entech Business IT Solutions.

Beth Prather, William Bruce, Pam & Rick Moulton

Dino DeGrande, Alita Parody, Martin Haas
Sam Spanier, Jack Wolf, Mike Knox, Martin Haas

Avow and Hope CEO's Encourage People to Get Help Sooner

Jaysen Roa, president and CEO of Avow Hospice, and Samira K. Beckwith, president and CEO of Hope Healthcare, wrote an opinion piece regarding the importance of the Medicare Hospice Benefit as part of outreach efforts during National Hospice and Palliative Care Month.

Read the full piece in Naples Daily News:
https://www.naplesnews.com/story/opinion/2018/11/05/hope-healthcare-avow-medicare-hospice-benefit-lee-collier-county-care/1863664002/

Allyn International Donates to Hope's Rainbow Trails Camp

Each quarter at Allyn International, an employee volunteers to raise funds for a local nonprofit organization of their choice. Employee Danielle Brazil-Hudson chose to benefit Hope’s Rainbow Trail Bereavement Camp for the third quarter of 2018.

Rainbow Trail Bereavement Camp is a designed to help children grieve the loss of their loved ones by providing new friendships, fun activities and specialized counseling with Hope professionals.

Brazil-Hudson raised a total of $1,736.50 through various employee events, including Taco Trivia, Allyn Camp Day and a Super Bowl themed dress-down day, from July through September. She also worked with a member of her team, Harmony Lange, a professional harpist, to put together a “Christmas in July” harp concert. While there, attendees were able to place an additional donation for baked goods that Brazil-Hudson and other team members crafted.

Allyn matched the amount Brazil-Hudson raised for a total donation of $3,473.