Curisin for a Cure has joined with the Alzheimer's Association JDRF(Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and Hospice of Southern Kentucky on Tuesday nights(weather permitting). Cruisin behind Brewsters Ice Cream on Scottsville Rd in Bowling Green, KY. Along with various cars to enjoy, there are Door Prizes given, a Split the Pot Raffle(50/50) and T-shirt sales that takes place. All proceeds are to benefit the 3 organizations.
T-shirts(pictured) can be purchased at the Cruise In or at Hospice of Southern Kentucky.
Hospice of Southern Kentucky is host to the annual Chocolate Festival in Bowling Green KY. The 2018 event was the 31st year for the Chocolate Festival, each year the event helps raise funds for hospice patients with financial needs. This annual family festival takes place every February around the Valentine holiday. As local vendors, volunteers, churches and restaurants from the 9 surrounding counties display their culinary arts and rich chocolate displays, the 2017 event raised over $35,000 in hospice funds. Local celebrities of all ages compete in the front stage cookie eating contest followed by the signature silent auction. From chocolate fountains to chocolate covered espresso beans the festival proves to be a rich chocolate lovers dream and continues to be a staple event here in Bowling Green, KY.
Since 2014 HSK has hosted Race on the River Fest presented by Nat's Outdoor Sports.
This Canoe, Kayak, and Inner tube race from Romanza Johnson Park to Phil Moore Park has been enjoyed by many. The 2018 event will take place Saturday June 16th. Please call or stop by our office for more info on this years event.
Hospice of Southern Kentucky has been operating the Hospice House since 2008. The Hospice House overlooks a beautiful horse farm, and provides scenic views in a peaceful setting for our patients and families. Over the years, with the help from families and community donors we have added to the overall atmosphere of the Hospice House.
In the Spring of 2013 the pond was introduced, and 4 new park benches were added in August. The extension of the memorial walk and landscaping upgrades were completed in the summer of 2014. The garden includes a walkway of bricks and pavers that can be purchased and engraved to each buyer’s specifications. Pavers may include the name of a loved one, a business or organization, or a sentiment such as “may you find comfort here.”
Bricks may be purchase from Hospice of Southern Kentucky for $125.00 and pavers cost is $300.00.
By purchasing a brick or paver, the memorial garden can continue the lasting honor of your loved one. This garden symbolizes the loving memories of our patients and families.
If you would like to help with the Memorial Garden by purchasing a brick or paver, or donating garden-related items, please call Hospice of Southern Kentucky at (270) 782-3402 or (800) 344-9479.