Category Archives: Hike-Bike for Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Hike-Bike for Hospice Participants Honor Loved Ones

The 2014 Hike-Bike for Hospice participants walked in honor and to remember the following loved ones- I am Walking in Compassion for:JoeCatarino Ambrosio Anita, Irene and Charles KellerCATAnnie and HaroldPeter BakerKellyChrisAnnie GordonEverybody (1Nestor GuzmanNai-NaiUncle Carl ManciniClare ShultzMy Mom ClareGreat GrandpaErvin HedigerGreatpa CatrinoCarmen Saldivar (mom)Herman MathisWilsa SchroersGrandma GoldieJohn SylviaAuroraAshleySteve DarozaBarbaraJudy ValentineBob HerronAngelNancy Tice (Mom)AddyMy MomFrank & Lucy MuzzinDad (Catrino) MomGigiJudyGrandpa Bill and Grandma RoseGrandpa HagenJose Nunez Sr.William MoorePamela DiazThelma MathisJudy and ThomasCarl ManciniDoris SchwitzerViolaDon AndersonYuriRussell ValentineRoseFiliberto PaezDennis & Joan DilleyThomas DevlinElise Christine AndersonEileen (Auntie J)Carol Jean MillerPam SchlaepferJoaquin Hughes, Wm. J HughesAlene HogaJim McGirrFilberto PaezMaestra Judi StobbePolly Montrouil“Big Jim”Mira Kardon

The 2nd Annual Hike-Bike for Hospice of Santa Cruz County is Coming this Summer!

Save the Date and Pre-register for the 2nd Annual Hike-Bike for Hospice of Santa Cruz County on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at Roaring Camp & Henry Cowell Big Trees State Park. Join us for this special community family event takes time to remember our loved ones.  The memorial Hike-Bike through Henry Cowell Big Trees State Park is a perfect way to honor the path that every life takes. Enjoy, a full day of family activities at Roaring Camp including  an outdoor hike or bike through the redwoods, great food, fun, music and games for all ages! Based on the great success and positive feedback from our first year Hike-Bike attendees, we are taking this event to a new level of family fun at Roaring Camp Railroads and Henry Cowell Big Trees State Park!  Save the date and plan to join us from 9am-2pm, as Hike-Bike will include the following family

My Son, My Hero

A Miracle Story from Hospice of Santa Cruz County Community Table- In the last few months Hospice of Santa Cruz County has hosted four community table luncheons with the intent of deepening our connection with our community.  These luncheons let us learn more about the individuals who have been touched by Hospice of Santa Cruz County and allows us to find new ways to stay connected. Lenore Doler, a new member of our event fundraising group, the Friends of Hospice, brought her friend Kate Engelbrecht-Crow to one of the community table luncheons. Kate mentioned that one of her hobbies is creating memorial quilts for special loved ones in her life.  As a result of her passion, Hospice of Santa Cruz County connected Kate with Bunnie Jacquay, the mother of a 23-year-old veteran who was killed in the line of duty in Iraq. Bunnie gave Kate a variety of Sgt. Cody Legg’s

Local Quilters and Hospice of Santa Cruz County Honor and Support Veterans

From the Desk of Cathy ConwayVice President of Communications & Philanthropy Hike-Bike for Hospice of Santa Cruz County on August 24th is shaping up to be a great opportunity for the community to remember their loved ones and raise funds for our compassionate care programs. I’d like to share with you some exciting news about one of the programs that will be supported at the event, known as the We Honor Veterans Program. We are delighted that members of the Pajaro Valley Quilters Association created a beautiful quilt, named Comfort at Pearl Harbor, which will be unveiled on August 24. This stunning handmade quilt is a tribute to all the veterans that Hospice of Santa Cruz County serves in our community and supports our We Honors Veterans Program. Bea Casey and Betty Whitman present the Comfort at Pearl Harbor quilt to Mike Milward, CEO of HSCC at a luncheon to