Monday, February 25, 2019

Community shows the love to Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

10th Annual ‘Take a Chance on Love’ event a success!

Feb 22, 2019ꟷJackson, CAꟷ On Valentine’s Day, Hospice of Amador & Calaveras announced the seven lucky winners in the 10th Annual ‘Take a Chance on Love’ Valentine’s Day Drawing at the Jackson Hospice Thrift Store. Livestreamed on KVGC Radio and Facebook, viewers and attendees at the drawing were also treated to a tour of the newly refreshed store while awaiting the names at 12 noon.

Executive Director Ariane Debien said, “I am truly overwhelmed to learn of the community’s continued generosity to Hospice of Amador & Calaveras. This year’s event raised over $13k with the sale of 2,524 tickets. I want to thank our generous prize donors, volunteers, and everyone who purchased a ticket to support our hospice mission.”

The 2019 Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Valentine’s Day Drawing winners:
  • Diamond and Ruby Bracelet: Michelle Blomberg (donated by Stan Lukowicz, The National Hotel)
  • Mexico Beach House: Mike Edmonson (donated by Paul & Tammy Accinelli)
  • Living Trust Package: Michael Edick (donated by Redkey & Gordon Law Corp.)
  • Lake Tahoe Timeshare: Mike & Julie Cantrall (donated by Keith DesVoignes/Century 21 Tri-Dam)
  • Prospectors Gold: Bonnie Shewchuk (donated by Louise Longley and Alice McLaughlin Estate)
  • Scenic Airplane Ride & Picnic: Rita Millsaps (donated by Foothill Aviation)
  • Insignia 50” Big Screen TV: Judy Brown

In addition to our prize donors, Hospice of Amador & Calaveras would like to recognize the many merchants, service clubs and sponsors who made this year’s event a success, including: Jackson Rotary Club, Jackson Lions Club, Angels-Murphys Rotary Club, Rancho Murieta Kiwanis Club, Ione Rotary, American River Bank, Jim & JD Guidi/KVGC Radio, Dawn Santos/Gold Country Marketing, KLOTZ Mobile Detail, and Murphys Historic Hotel.

All proceeds from the Valentine’s Day drawing go toward providing end-of-life care to anyone in our community who is in need, regardless of ability to pay.

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras has been serving the community as the only non-profit, community-based hospice agency for more than 35 years. For more information, call 209-223-5500.

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