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The 28th annual Hike for Hospice will take place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 17 at the SOMC Hospice Center. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m.


“Hike for Hospice is a significant fundraiser for SOMC Hospice. The Hike provides an opportunity for community members to gather together, honor their loved ones and support an amazing organization,” Hospice Relations Coordinator Scott Hilbert said. “We are looking forward to this year’s hike. It always generates a large crowd and a lot of fun.”


Participants of the hike raise funds by asking friends to sponsor an amount per kilometer walked or by giving an outright donation. Participants also can join in groups of three or more, presenting banners, shirts or other forms of team-promotion.


Each team will receive one complimentary 8x10 photo and all hikers and supporters will be eligible for various prizes, which will be presented at the end of the hike.


Hike for Hospice T-shirts are available and can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 – May 1 in the Lobby on the Main Campus or from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 – May 17 in the Gibson Building on the East Campus. Cost per shirt is $12 for sizes S—XL or $13 for sizes XXL—XXXL. Shirts can be purchased in bright pink, safety yellow or white. Cash and check will be accepted.


Early registration is encouraged but hikers can also register the day of the event. For more information, please call 740-356-2651.

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