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Run for Hospice is May 10 in Weston

Apr 21, 2014

Annual fundraiser features fun for the whole family

WESTON, Wis. – Run for Hospice, an annual fundraiser for Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services, is scheduled for May 10 at Fabiano Brothers in Weston.

The ninth annual event features a 5K and 10K run/walk beginning at 9:30 a.m. and features chip timing. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Proceeds for this year’s event will be used to help support the community-funded rooms at Aspirus Hospice House for patients with identified financial need.

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Online registration for the run/walk, donation opportunities and general information about the event are available online at the Run for Hospice website.

The event also includes a Carnival Midway, which opens at 9:30 a.m., and features games for children, bounce house, face painting, food, beverages and kids runs at 11:30 a.m. Music will be provided by Brad Emanuel & The Whitehouse Players. The day will end with a balloon launch at 12 noon and the raffle winners announced at 12:30 p.m.

This Memorial Event was created in 2006 by the son, family and friends of Kathleen Gaynor Ferris who experienced her end-of-life journey under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services. It was inspired by Kathleen's commitment to making a difference in the lives of people in our community.