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Port Elgin Rotary Pledges $50,000 to Hospice

Tiverton | by Megan Johnson  

The Rotary Club will give $10,000 a year to Huron Shores Hospice

Pictured here Rotary President, Steven Dennison, Rotary Past-President, Dan Murawsky, Carol Rencheck and Cheryl Cottrill, Co-Chairs, Huron Shores Hospice and Kevin Carter, Treasurer, Rotary Club 

The Port Elgin Rotary Club recently  pledged $50,000 to Huron Shores Hospice. 

Over the next 5 years,  $10,000 will be donated to the Hospice to support  the Hearts for Hospice, Phase II fundraising efforts to bring a second residential hospice bed to south Bruce County by 2020.

Carol Rencheck, Hospice Co-chair says since opening in May of 2018, they've helped 14 patients with their end of life journey and they're between $30-40,000 away from their Phase II fundraising goal.

Steven Dennison,President of the Rotary Club, stated "We are pleased to support Huron Shores Hospice and the good work being done to provide residents of south Bruce County with quality end-of-life care. This is a valuable service for our local community and we are proud to contribute to ensure this service is sustainable for our community and help with the efforts to bring a second bed into service."

Huron Shores Hospice is a charitable not-for-profit, volunteer-led, community-funded residential hospice, providing quality end-of-life care, at no cost, to residents of Saugeen Shores, Kincardine and Huron-Kinloss and surrounding areas.

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