Hospice builds support

The Desert Valley Hospice Society will be holding its annual wine and cheese event on Nov. 24 in Oliver

The Desert Valley Hospice Society will be holding its annual wine and cheese event — Celebration of Caring Hands wine and cheese silent auction — on Nov. 24,  at 7 p.m. at the Christ the King Catholic Church Hall in Oliver. The church has generously donated the hall for the evening. The event has moved venues this year to accommodate increased ticket sales as last year we were unable to meet the attendance interest.

The support the society receives from businesses, individual donors and attendees in the Oliver and Osoyoos communities is essential to the success of the event — and as always the community is responding in very generous ways. This year’s host winery is Hidden Chapel and again, both SuperValu and BuyLow have helped out with food vouchers from all the donated sales slips from hospice society and other community members. Willowbrook Catering will be providing the delicious appetizers and this year we’ll have a special chocolate fountain — for those with a sweet tooth.

The goal this year is to again raise over $10,000 to support the volunteer and many other activities of the society as we work to realize our vision of supporting excellence in the delivery of end of life care.

Tickets are available at Beyond Bliss and Nu Beginnings Hair Design in Oliver and Sonja’s Boutique in Osoyoos, and from hospice society board members. For more information please contact Juleen at 250-498-0834 if you’d like tickets.

Juleen McElgunn

 

Oliver