Events

February 2014

Redstone WinterFest

Date: February 15-17, 2014
Time: 6:00-8:30 pm
Location: Redstone, Colorado
Description: Enjoy a full weekend of outdoor and indoor activities in Redstone and the surrounding wilderness. Ice climbing and Backcountry ski clinics, Snowshoe and Fat Bike races, Dog Parade and Weinerluge, sleigh rides, skating, snow sculptures, kids activities, live music and beer tasting. Lots of great raffle prizes and some proceeds go to Home Care & Hospice of the Valley. For more information go to www.redstonecolorado.com or call Sue at 970-704-1843.

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December 2013

The “Trees of Hospice” – 2013

If you have experienced a loss in your life, please join us for one of these evenings of remembrance. Those who wish to make a donation in remembrance of a loved one will receive a handcrafted ornament. All donations go directly to Hospice of the Valley to provide hospice services throughout the valley.

Please Join Us
December 3 – Grand River Hospital, Rifle, 5:30 pm
December 4 – Viceroy Snowmass, Snowmass Village, 5:30 pm
December 5 – Valley View Hospital, Glenwood Springs, 5:30 pm
December 10 – The Little Nell, Aspen, 5:30 pm
December 11 – Colorado Mountain College, Edwards, 6:00 pm

Description: this is a unique way to celebrate and remember the lives of friends or family members who have touched our lives. Those who wish to make a donation to Hospice of the Valley will receive a handcrafted ornament as a keepsake. We will read the name(s) of those you wish to honor at the location(s) you designate as we light the “Trees of Hospice” in their memory.

All donations go directly to Hospice of the Valley to ensure excellent and compassionate care for those in our community. Please know that by donating, you help another family through the hospice journey.

 

August 2013

Life is a Journey. Savour it.

Date: Sunday, August 11, 2013
Time: 6:00-8:30 pm
Location: The Little Nell, Aspen, Colorado
Description: Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres, Live Music. All proceeds support Hospice of the Valley

RSVP ONLINE or call 970-279-5509 or email at andrea.hchotv@gmail.com

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June 2013

“The Treasures of Hospice” Fundraiser

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. Treasure Hunt. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mountain Standard in Vail 
Description:  Treasure Hunt and Dinner annual fundraising event.

REGISTER ONLINE or call 970-279-5509 or at andrea.hchotv@gmail.com

 

May 2013

The Memory in the Mirror (in Avon and in Glenwood Springs)

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Time: 6-8  pm

Location: Avon Public Library, 200 Benchmark Road in Avon, Colorado.

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Description:  In honor of Mother’s Day, HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley will host a workshop for daughters that reflects on the loss of a mother.

This program will be led by Celynn McClarrinon, Social Worker and Ruth Walker, Bereavement and Spiritual Care Coordinator for Hospice of the Valley.

Please RSVP at 970-569-7455 or at info@hchotv.org

For more information contact: Celynn McClarrinon, LSW, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist

Email: celynninvail@gmail.com

Celynn’s cell phone: 970-376-8248

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Time: 6-8  pm

Location: Bethel Chapel in Glenwood Springs

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Description:  In honor of Mother’s Day, HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley will host a workshop for daughters that reflects on the loss of a mother.

This Mother’s Day program will be led by Jenny Bouchet and Marie Maloney, social workers for Hospice of the Valley in Basalt.

Please RSVP at (970) 279-5509 or email andrea.hchotv@gmail.com.

 

January 2013

The Grief Recovery Method and Outreach Program

Date: This 12-Week Grief Outreach Program begins January 7, 2013

Time: 6-8  pm

Location: Edwards Interfaith Chapel, 32138 US Highway 6 in Edwards, CO.

Cost: $60

Description:  This program provides action steps to take for moving beyond death, divorce, and other losses.  People say you have to let go and move on in your life, but they don’t tell you what you need to do to accomplish that. This Grief Recovery Outreach Program not only makes that possible, but it provides partnerships and guidance to ensure that it happens.

For more information contact: Celynn McClarrinon, LSW, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist

Email: celynninvail@gmail.com

Office: 970-569-7455  Celynn’s Cell Phone: 970-376-8248

Past Events

November and December 2012

The “Trees of Hospice” – 2012

  • Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs on November 27, 2012  at 6 pm
  • Viceroy Snowmass on November 30, 2012 at 5:30 pm
  • The Little Nell in Aspen on December 4, 2012 at 6:30 pm
  • The Eagle Library on December 6, 2012  at 6 pm
  • Shaw Cancer Center in Edwards on December 10, 2012 at  6 pm
  • Grand River Hospital in Rifle on December 11, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Description: this is a unique way to celebrate and remember the lives of friends or family members who have touched our lives. Those who wish to make a donation to Hospice of the Valley will receive a handcrafted ornament as a keepsake. We will read the name(s) of those you wish to honor at the location(s) you designate as we light the “Trees of Hospice” in their memory.

 

August 2012

 

Cowboy & Cowgirl Golf Hospice Fundraiser [Register]

Date: Saturday, August 25, 2012

Time: 3:00 – 8:00 pm (golf begins at 3:00, cocktails at 5 p.m.)

Location: Dallenbach Ranch in Basalt

Cost: $125 for dinner and golf or $100 for dinner (Catered by Aspen Caterers and Party Rentals)

Description: All proceeds go to providing hospice care in our communities.

 

The Grief Recovery Method and Outreach Program

Date: This 12-Week Grief Outreach Program begins August 27, 2012 – October 30, 2012

Time: 6-8  pm

Location: Edwards Interfaith Chapel, 32138 US Highway 6 in Edwards, CO.

Cost: $60

Description: All proceeds go to providing hospice care in our communities.

For more information:

Contact: Celynn McClarrinon, LSW, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist

Email: celynninvail@gmail.com

Cell: 970-376-8248

 

Ongoing Grief Support Classes

As a part of our community service philosophy, Hospice of the Valley offers a Grief and Loss Support Group in Rifle and Basalt. Our chaplain, Sean Jeung leads these support groups for those living with grief, and anyone who has experienced loss and wants to further explore the issues.

In Rifle, the Grief and Loss Support Group meets the first and third Monday of each month from 5:00 – 6:30 pm in the Divide Creek Room at Grand River Hospital.

In Basalt, a Grief and Loss Support Group has just recently formed and meets twice a month on Wednesday’s  from 12:30 – 1:30 pm. The Basalt group meets in the Community Room at the Hospice of the Valley office located at 234 Cody Lane .

These support groups are offered free of charge but we do ask first-time participants to contact Sean Jeung directly for more information at 970-544-1574.

 

July 2012

 

Alzheimer’s Workshop for Caregivers 

Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Location: Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs

Cost: Free.

Description:  This workshop provides information about how to guide people with Alzheimer’s through daily activities.

June 2012

 

4th Annual Caregiver Conference [Register]

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Time: 9:00 – 2:00 pm

Location: Glenwood Springs High School, 1525 Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs

Cost: Free.

Description: All family and professional caregivers for adults welcome. Sponsored by Alpine AAA, AAA of NW Colorado, Garfield County Department of Human Services, and Northwest Colorado Options for Long-Term Care.

Registration required to attend. Deadline is June 8, 2012. To register, please call or email Sherry Rogstand at 970-468-0295, extension 104 or srogstad@nwccog.org.

 

“Treasures of Hospice” Fundraiser [Register]

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012:

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Location: Hosted at Zino Ristorante, 27 Main Street in Edwards, Colorado

Save the date cards will be mailed the week of March 20, 2012.

Invites will be mailed the first week in May, 2012.

Cost: $125 for Treasure Hunt and Dinner. $100 for Dinner only.

Description: All proceeds go to providing hospice care in Eagle County.

 

May 2012

 

Living Wills and Advance Directives Workshop [Register]

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Room 3-A at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs

Cost: Free.

Description:

HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley will offer a free workshop that addresses the importance of having an advance directive, such as a living will, or the “Five Wishes” document. The workshop will discuss the importance of initiating your personal advance directive and will give participants tools needed to make sure one’s affairs are in order. Workshop presenters are Jonathan Shamis, Executive Director at Alpine Legal Services, and Jennifer Bouchet, MSW, a social worker from HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley.

 

Grief Recovery Outreach Program [Register]

Date: May 17 – July 17, 2012

Time: Tuesday evenings, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Eagle Public Library, 600 Broadway in Eagle, Colorado

Cost: $60 for all 12 sessions.

Description: Celynn McClarrinon, a certified Grief Recovery Specialist and Social Worker for HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley, will conduct a 12-week grief recovery outreach program at the Eagle Public Library. Whether your loss is from the death of a loved one, a divorce, or loss of career or health, this outreach program will guide participants who wish to resolve their loss issues through the grief and to a richer quality of life.

 

“Heart through Art” Workshop [Register]

Dates:    May 23 – June 20, 2012

Time: Wednesday evenings, 6:00-8:00 pm

Location: Creative Spark Studio at The Third Street Center, Carbondale

Cost: $40 materials fee due at registration

Class size: Limited to 8 participants

HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley chaplain and bereavement coordinator, Sean Jeung and, artist and art educator Deborah Jones will present,  “Heart Through Art,” a five-week workshop for people with or without artistic ability who find themselves on the journey of grief and loss.In the process of recovery and reconciliation, whether our loss is recent, anticipated, or decades old, together we can find ways to express what feels like the inexpressible.

Description: Participants will be supported in exploring their individual experiences through group discussions and creating in their own visual and writing journals.

For more information or to register please call Sean Jeung at 544-1574.

Co-sponsored by Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities, Creative Spark Studio, and HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley.

 

Grief and Loss Support Group [Register]

Date: Thursdays, May 24 – June 20, 2012

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 am.

Location: Bethel Chapel in Glenwood Springs

Cost: Free.

Description: We often remind our patients and families that grief is not an event.  It is a process that unfolds throughout the year at different times – and sometimes when you least expect it.

Sean Jeung, chaplain at Hospice of the Valley will offer a free, five-week Grief and Loss Support Group beginning Thursday May 24th through June 20th. The group will meet every Thursday morning from 8:30 – 10:00 am at Bethel Chapel in Glenwood Springs. The group is designed for those who have experienced loss and provides ways to better understand how grief impacts our lives. For more information call Sean at 927-6650 or visit www.hchotv.org

 

Hospice Volunteer Training [Register]

Dates: May 29  -  June 7, 2012
Time:  Tues., May 29th, Thurs., May 31st, Tues., June 5th, Wed., June 6th and Thurs., June 7th, from 5-8 pm.

Location: Hot Springs Lodge, 415 6th St. in Glenwood Springs.
Cost: Free

Description:  Participants must attend all five sessions. Attendees will learn about the hospice philosophy, how to support patients and families during the end of life process, grief and loss, the art of communication, as well as crucial care and comfort measures.

If you are interested in attending, please call Wendy Steckler at 970-927-6650 ext. 1568, prior to Friday May 25th

 

“SteamMaster Golf Tournament” [Register]

Date: Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m.

Location: Country Club of the Rockies, Arrowhead in Edwards, Colorado

Cost: $250 per player or $1,000 per team.

Please send in registration form no later than May 15, 2012.

Phone: Rajkumar at  970-904-2409

Email: raj@steammaster.com

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Description: The tournament was founded in 2005 in memory of Kim Matthews, SteamMaster’s Marketing Director, who passed away from cancer.

 

November 2011

 

The “Trees of Hospice”

  • The Little Nell in Aspen on November 29, 2011 at 5:30 pm
  • Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs on November 30, 2011  5:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Grand River Hospital in Rifle on December 1, 2011  5-7 pm
  • The Silvertree Hotel in Snowmass Village on December 6, 2011  5-7 pm
  • Eagle County Administration Building in Eagle on December 8, 2011  6-7 pm
  • The Shaw Pavilion in Edwards on December 12, 2011  6-7:30 pm

Description: this is a unique way to celebrate and remember the lives of friends or family members who have touched our lives. Those who wish to make a donation to Hospice of the Valley will receive a handcrafted ornament as a keepsake. We will read the name(s) of those you wish to honor at the location(s) you designate as we light the “Trees of Hospice” in their memory.