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“Circle of Caring” Members Gather to Celebrate Philanthropy at HSM

Supporters of Hospice of Southern Maine gathered at the Portland Country Club on Wednesday, May 22 2013 to recognize and honor the 64 members of the Circle of Caring, each of whom gave $1,000 or more to HSM in 2012.Presenting at the luncheon was CEO, Arlene Wing, who summarized issues affecting the hospice industry. Arlene gave…
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Hospice Executives Visit With Senator Susan Collins

Arlene Wing, CEO at Hospice of Southern Maine, and Kandyce Powell, Executive Director at The Maine Hospice Council and Center for End of Life met with Senator Susan Collins in Washington DC on April 22, 2013 to discuss legislative issues pertaining to hospice. Senator Collins has been a longstanding supporter of hospice services…
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Share Your Photos with Us!

Do you have any photos you'd like to share with us? We're currently organizing our 2012 Annual Report and want to have a page for remembering and honoring those we care for. If you'd like to participate, send photos along to Susan in Development at shubbard@hospiceofsouthernmaine.org.
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Family of HSM Patient Finds Fun Way to Give Back

On Saturday November 17th, roughly 100 people swarmed the streets of downtown Portland for a Pub Crawl supporting Hospice of Southern Maine. Attendees visited all of the Portland hot spots including Nosh Kitchen Bar, Ri Ra, Gritty McDuff’s, and Bull Feeney’s. Red “Big E” Pub Crawl t-shirts were sold and…
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Arlene Wing, CEO, Featured on Dr. Lisa Blisle Radio

Arlene Wing RN, MHSA, Chief Executive Officer of Hospice of Southern Maine, was recently featured on Dr. Lisa Radio Hour.The holidays can be a time of joy, and a time of sadness. Click here to listen to the full podcast on the topic of "Comfort". Other featured guests include Anne Lynch and Valerie Jones of the Center for…
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Annual Meeting of the Members of the Corporation

(FALMOUTH, Maine) — Hospice of Southern Maine celebrated a year of exceptional growth at its Annual Meeting of the Members of the Corporation on December 14, 2012 at the Portland Country Club in Falmouth.  The event was well attended, with special guests including Sara Holmbom Lund from Senator Susan Collins…
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Additional Reading Materials from Outreach Conference

 Bibliography for Adolescents and SpouseBibliography for ChildrenFinal Gifts - Messages of Hope BibliographyFinal Journeys Bibliography - Gen D&DFinal Journeys Recommended Reading
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A Celebration of Lights in Deering Oaks

More than two hundred people gathered to light 1,000 luminaria near the walking bridge in Portland’s Deering Oaks Park on Saturday, October 20th for Hospice of Southern Maine’s Annual Twilight in the Park.Following a moving program of thoughts on grief, loss and transition, an exquisite rendition of Amazing Grace…
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Maine Community Foundation Grant

Hospice of Southern Maine recently received an $8,500 grant from the Hospice Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. This gift will support HSM’s third annual Outreach Conference in addition to the volunteer program that is so vital to the organization.Maggie Callanan, author of Final Journeys and co-author of Final…
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Remembering Loved Ones at Trail of Memories Ceremony

Family and friends gathered to honor the passing of loved ones on Sunday, June 10th at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. Hospice of Southern Maine Chaplain, Ruby Parker, conducted a beautiful ceremony in memory of those who died, noting that they remain among us still, if in a different form. The remembrances were marked by…
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