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UNECOM Trivia Night Benefits HSM

On Friday, April 25th, 70 University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine students gathered at the Biddeford campus for a Trivia night competition benefiting Hospice of Southern Maine.Brandon Giberson, class of 2016 student, said of Hospice of Southern Maine, “Here at UNECOM, we have been so fortunate to learn…
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HSM Recognizes Circle of Caring

Members of Hospice of Southern Maine’s Circle of Caring gathered at the Portland Country Club on Friday, May 9th, to celebrate the impact of their philanthropy on HSM’s mission to provide compassion, care and comfort through the end of life.  Each of the more than 100 members of the Circle gave $1,000 or more to…
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Hospice of Southern Maine Maine CEO, Arlene Wing, Announces Departure

Arlene Wing, RN, MHSA, will step down as CEO of Hospice of Southern Maine on February 7.  Arlene’s four years at HSM have considerably advanced the mission and the members of the Board of Directors express their gratitude for her service.  Elaine Brady, RN, will step in as interim CEO.   Elaine is the…
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Hospice of Southern Maine Celebrates a Year of Service

(Falmouth, ME) - Hospice of Southern Maine celebrated a year of service to the communities it serves at its Annual Meeting of the Members of the Corporation on December 13, 2013 at the Portland Country Club in Falmouth. The event was well attended, with special guests including Bethany Beausang from Chellie Pingree’s…
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HSM welcomed Dr. Ira Byock at the 4th Annual Thresholds Conference

Yesterday, November 7th, 2013, Hospice of Southern Maine welcomed Dr. Ira Byock as the keynote speaker at the 4th Annual Thresholds Conference at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in downtown Portland. Dr. Byock offered his insight and answered questions about end-of-life care, covering two books he has authored about the…
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Twilight in the Park Illuminates Portland

On Saturday, September 28th, Hospice of Southern Maine welcomed more than 550 guests at their annual Twilight in the Park event, where 1200 luminaria, candles nestled in sand inside of paper bags, illuminated downtown Portland’s Deering Oaks Park, each luminaria inscribed with the person’s name for whom it was…
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Kennebunk Savings Bank gives to HSM

Hospice of Southern Maine recently received a $10,000 grant from the Kennebunk Savings Bank’s Huntington Commons Fund for Seniors to purchase a bladder scanner for patients at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.   Gosnell House provides in-patient support for individuals with a terminal illness at the…
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HSM sponsors “A Finished Heart”

Hospice of Southern Maine is collaborating with Ocean Park Association, Cancer Care Center of York County, and The Center for Grieving Children to present a performance and discussion of "A Finished Heart" on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM in the Temple at Ocean Park (50 Temple Street, Ocean Park, ME).  Free to the public…
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HSM Receives $5000 Grant for Volunteer Program

Hospice of Southern Maine recently received a $5,000 grant from the Hospice Fund of the Maine Community Foundation for a collaborative project to train volunteers for home health programs in Cumberland and York counties.The element of the volunteer training program that this gift supports will allow HSM to meet all outside…
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Annual Trail of Memories Dedication

Hospice of Southern Maine welcomed a crowd of 170 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough this past Sunday.  Attendees gathered to celebrate the dedication of engraved paver bricks which were added to the Trail of Memories in the House gardens.  While many bricks bear names and dates, one man chose to have…
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