The following are news articles submitted to local media sources to keep you updated about what is happening at SUN Home Health and Hospice.
From left Rosa Attig (wife/mother) and James Taylor, SUN Home Hospice Chaplain. Mrs. Attig lit this year's Tree of Love in memory of her husband Charles and son Charley.
SUN Home Health & Hospice's annual Tree of Love tree lighting ceremony will be held Saturday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m. in Freedom Park. The proceeds from this event benefit SUN Home Hospice. Established in 1981, SUN Home Hospice has served thousands of patients and their families in Central Pennsylvania.
SUN Home Health & Hospice's annual Tree of Love tree lighting ceremony will be held Thursday, December 5. Again this year, the event will be held in conjunction with the Festival of Ice. The ceremony will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the area in front of the Historic Courthouse. The proceeds from this event benefit SUN Home Hospice. Established in 1981, SUN Home Hospice has served thousands of patients and their families in Central Pennsylvania.
This year marks the 13th year J. Kleinbauer and SUN Home Health & Hospice are joining to present the gala benefit event of the fall season -- Holiday Tea and Shopping Spree -- on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club.
The SUN Home Hospice Care Center received a grant award from the Sunbury Area Community Foundation, affiliated with the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation, to fund scholarship stays in the Center.
SUN Home Health & Hospice's Auxiliary -- the Friends of SUN Home -- is making plans for its Bridge-O-Rama luncheon to be held October 23 at Nottingham Village Retirement Center in Northumberland.
The general public is invited to join SUN Home Health & Hospice for their free-of-charge, grief support group. This six-week session, which aims to ease the emotional pain of those who have lost a loved one, will meet weekly on Wednesdays from 2:30-4:00 p.m., October 16 through November 20, 2013 at SUN Home Health & Hospice's Corporate Office, 61 Duke St., Northumberland (next to Front Street Station restaurant).
SUN Home Health & Hospice presented the Hospice Award for Excellence at a dinner held September 17. Participating in the program were from left PA State Representative Lynda Schlegel-Culver; Dr. John Pagana, 2010 Hospice Award for Excellence Recipient; Gloria Karchner, 2011 Hospice Award for Excellence Recipient; Dr. Neil Ellison, 2013 Hospice Award for Excellence Recipient; Kristin Mott, Hospice Family Member; Annette Miller, SUN Home Health & Hospice Director of Hospice Services; and Steve Richard, SUN Home Health & Hospice President/Chief Executive Officer.
SUN Home Hospice is seeking volunteers. Free training will be provided Tuesdays, October 22, 29, and November 5 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. in Millersburg.
NORTHUMBERLAND - Neil M. Ellison, MD, Director of the Palliative Medicine Program at Geisinger Health System, will be presented with the SUN Home Hospice Award for Excellence during a dinner on September 17, 2013 at Townside Too in Northumberland. Dr. Ellison was instrumental in bringing palliative care to the Central Susquehanna Valley. He was chosen to receive this award in recognition of that dedication to and advocacy for palliative care.
SUN Home Hospice is seeking volunteers. Free training will be provided Tuesdays, September 10, 17, and 24 from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. in Northumberland with additional trainings planned in Richfield on October 1, 8, and 15 and in the Millersburg area October 22, 29, and November 5.
ManorCare Williamsport and SUN Home Health & Hospice are pleased to offer the general public, ManorCare family & friends, and SUN Home Health & Hospice families the opportunity to attend a free-of-charge, grief support group. This monthly session, beginning September 12, 2013 will be held the second Thursday of each month from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at ManorCare South, 101 Leader Drive, Williamsport.
The general public is invited to join SUN Home Health & Hospice for their free-of-charge, grief support group. This six-week session, which aims to ease the emotional pain of those who have lost a loved one, will meet weekly at two locations.
In August of 2010, Congress unanimously voted in favor of a national "Spirit of '45 Day" honoring the legacy of the men and women who were the "ordinary heroes" of the World War II generation. This year Sunday, August 11th is the day designated to celebrate President Harry S. Truman's announcement of August 14, 1945 that World War II was over - the Greatest Generation's Greatest Day.
Paige Kemmerer's butterfly stretches while resting on her hand before flying off at SUN Home Health & Hospice's butterfly release held Sunday, July 21st in Brandon Park. Paige attended to release a butterfly in honor of her grandparents George & Lois Conrad and Wayne & Molly Kemmerer. She is the daughter of Sue & Troy Kemmerer of Montoursville.
Tansy Shirk's butterfly stretches before flying off at SUN Home Health & Hospice's butterfly release held Sunday, July 14th in Keithans Bluebird Gardens, Sunbury. Tansy attended to release a butterfly in memory of her great grandmother D. Elaine Boonie.
Please follow this link to see the video done by the Mott family and SUN Home Health & Hospice: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw-WNx3vzV0.
SUN Home Health & Hospice will hold five butterfly releases this year to benefit its hospice program.
The releases will be held: Sunday, July 14 at 2 p.m. in Keithans Bluebird Gardens, 1042 S. Front Street, Sunbury; Saturday, July 20 at 2 p.m. in the Red Pavilion, Derry Township Community Park, Electric Avenue, Lewistown; Sunday, July 21 at 2 p.m. in Brandon Park, Williamsport; Sunday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Perry County Fair Church Service, Newport; and Sunday, August 25 at 2 p.m. in Riverfront Park (by Ferry landing), Millersburg.
Plans are being finalized for the 21st annual Helen Keithline Memorial Golf Tournament, set for July 17 at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club, Hummels Wharf.
LEWISBURG -- SUN Home Health & Hospice, as part of its We Honor Veterans partnership, is sponsoring a showing of the movie Honor Flight. This is a heartwarming documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime. Volunteers' race against the clock to fly thousands of WWII veterans to Washington, DC to see the memorial constructed for them in 2004, nearly 60 years after their epic struggle. The website is www.honorflightthemovie.com.
Honored retirees are from left Susan "Sue" Lydic, Dolores "Diane" Walt, and Russlee Wolfe.
SUN Home Health & Hospice honored employees who recently retired at a dinner held at Country Cupboard in Lewisburg. The three retirees had a combined service of more than 60 years.
(written by Valerie Snyder, RN, SUN Home Hospice)
Sitting by the kitchen table one rainy morning, a small blue magnet on the fridge caught my eye. I said to myself, "Mom gave that to me! It must have been ten years ago."
SUN Home Health & Hospice held its 21st annual Tree of Love tree lighting ceremony recently. The event, held in the banquet room at Front Street Station, featured a welcome and reflection by Donna Jenkins, Executive Vice President Home Health & Hospice. Readings of "Winter's Gift" was offered by Mary DiNapoli, Hospice Care Center Nurse, and "The Message" by Valerie Snyder, Hospice Nurse.