Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Fall Fun at Hospice of Southern Illinois

Fall Fun at Hospice of Southern Illinois

Looking for fall fun? We have just the thing for you. If you enjoy music, food, raffles and contests then you need to mark your calendar for September 23, 2011. Hospice of Southern Illinois and American Legion Post 199 present Smash Bash, Concert for the Cause where Smash Band performs a FREE outdoor concert starting at 6 p.m. The concert is held at the American Legion in Edwardsville, Illinois. Proceeds from raffles, contests, food and drinks benefit Hospice of Southern Illinois. If you would like to learn more about Smash Bash, the FREE outdoor concert for a cause, visit www.smashbashforhospice.com or call Kathy Wilson, 618-235-1703.

If that’s not enough fun for one month, you should enter our FIRST ever Hospice of Southern Illinois Facebook photo contest, LIVE LAUGH LOVE CHALLENGE. No purchase necessary! All you have to do to enter is email your photo of how you LIVE LAUGH & LOVE to cjuehne@hospice.org by September 29, 2011! You could win some great prizes including the Grand Prize $100 Gift Certificate to Marvins Camera ($100 Value) and other great prizes from Collision Plus- Super Wash Detail ($75 Value), Artistic Hair Design-Hair Cut + Color ($75 Value, Hospice of Southern Illinois-Movie Basket (Movie, soda, candy, popcorn, $10 Wal-Mart GC- $20 Value), or Bridges of Columbia- Mary Kay Make-up and Massage Basket ($75 Value)! 
 LIVE LAUGH LOVE CHALLENGE is for our fans (YOU) to share what makes you LIVE LAUGH & LOVE through a photo, because a photo says 1000 words. It's our way to learn about you, the patients, friends, family, volunteers, and community who make us the organization we are today. This way we can interact with you and find more and better ways to serve you through our dedication to patients and families first since 1981. Learn how to enter and vote below with four easy steps:
How to Enter & Vote:
1. By Sept 29, submit a photo to cjuehne@hospice.org that shows how you LIVE LAUGH & LOVE with up to a one sentence description. 
2. On Oct 3 all approved photos will be posted to Facebook and voting begins.
3. To vote, after Oct 3, visit Hospice of Southern Illinois’ Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/hospiceofsouthernillinois. “Like “us. Then, click on the “Photo” tab. Next, click the album named LIVE LAUGH LOVE CHALLENGE. “Like” the photo you like best.
4. Get your friends and family to repeat step 3! Photo with the most “Likes” on Oct 27 wins!

We hope you join us in this fun fall month of September! It is jam packed with great opportunities for you to enjoy for FREE! Come on out, we can't wait to see you (or your photos)!

Help us share, educate, and reach out by subscribing to our blog and suggesting it to friends who will spread our message, Hospice of Southern Illinois is here to teach you what hospice is, what we are about, and what we can do for you and your loved ones! No one has to go through the dying process alone. Hospice of Southern Illinois can help!

Live well, laugh often, and love much,
Christine Juehne
Hospice of Southern Illinois
Community Education

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My name is Christine Juehne, and I have worked as a community educator for four years at Hospice of Southern Illinois, a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). I will be your hospice guru answering questions, covering stories, and informing you about all hospice topics. I welcome you to our blog! Follow our journey to stay committed to our mission, enhance the quality of life for individuals and their loved ones touched by a terminal illness! If you have further questions about Hospice of Southern Illinois or general hospice questions please feel free to call 618-235-1703 or e-mail me at cjuehne@hospice.org!

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