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HIKE FOR HOSPICE 2021 RECAP

Thank you to all the participants (+250), donors, supporters, volunteers and our amazing community. We had over 250 people participate in our virtual hike and together have raised over $27,000 for Hospice Palliative support in the Mountain View County. Donation, pictures and stories for Hike for Hospice will be accepted until May 20. Please use hashtag #oldshike2021 when posting pictures or stories.

Warm up Time – Dr. Jody Carrington, Flash Dance Warm up

Starting off the Hike – Kat & Liz Laurence, Bagpipes and Drums

Why Hike– Fred Belenky , What the suites mean to him.

Greetings

Harvey Walsh, President of the Olds & District Hospice Society

Earl Dreeshen, MP – Red Deer – Mountain View

Michael Muzychka, Mayor Town of Olds

Doreen Bergum, Metis Elder

Information and Live Video Streamed

Ruby Elliott, Service Coordinator

A Volunteer Journey

Overwater, Walk for Hospice

Mary Smith, Executive Director Hike for Hospice

Christa Duquette, Walk for Hospice

Historical Hikes

Cab K Broadcasting Hike for Hospice, Radio Hikers

Fred Belenky, Comments and Draws

Mary Smith, Executive Director wrap up

Thank you to Jim Stone and Friends for once again being the largest Fundraising individual with over $3,500 in accumulated donations.

Other top fundraising teams:

Cirque de Sore Legs: + $2,800

In Memory of Randy, Maurice & Ted:+ $1,900

MIcki Lamb & Nancy Bell Hiking for Fred:+ $1,800

Alex’s Kids:+ $1,600

Congratulations to the Raffle Prize Winners and Thank you to the Business that donated raffle prizes:

Cocoa Tree Bake Shoppe— Deb Poynter

Tammy’s Greenhouse-— Ken and Brenda Bax

CIBC – BPS $50 — Debbie Rockwell

Olds College Prize Package — Michelle Gallucci

ATB Prize Package —- Denise Maxwell

All About Cakes —- Jane and Neil Olsen

Kolbs Meats —- Jason Smith

Home Hardware Bear Buddy Chair —- Maureen Riddle

Hildebrand Prize Package — Bibianne Munksgaard

Olds Golf Course Passes — John Palardy

A Special thank you to Cab-K Broadcasting, Mountain View Publishing, Mr. Mikes, Dr. Jody Carrington, Lizzy & Kathleen, Christa Duquette, Cory Noel, Dana Overwater, Fred Belenky, our Local Government officials and last but not least our dedicated volunteers. It takes a community! and we are incredibly grateful for your contributions!!! See you for Hike 2022 and we hope to be able to gather once again in person. We are humbled by the outpouring of support and feel honored to serve our community. Thank you for “Sharing in the Care”.

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