Deadline for Auction Donations is Sept. 30Posted on Sep 8th, 2016 | Perma Link
Hospice of Randolph County’s signature “Auction & Barbecue” event is still going strong. This year’s fundraiser will take place on November 5th at Southwestern Randolph High School. In preparation for the event, Hospice of Randolph County is asking the community for donations for sale in the auction. Examples of items needed for the auction include fine art, gift certificates & products from local businesses, furniture such as dining room sets, bedroom & living room suits, antiques, collectibles, new electronics, floral arrangements & wreaths, jewelry and more. All goods are welcome, but the organization requests that items be in “new” or gently-used condition. These items are needed before the September 30th deadline to be included in this year’s auction. A silent auction will take place during the BBQ dinner from 3:30pm-6:00pm. The live auction will begin at 6:45pm in the gymnasium with WFMY News-2 Weatherman Grant Gilmore serving as celebrity guest auctioneer to kick off the auction. Also assisting as announcer of the live auction this year will be WKXR Radio’s Larry Reid. 2016 marks the 33rd Anniversary for Hospice of Randolph County’s specialized and compassionate care that it has provided to thousands of people across Randolph County.
Donations of desserts are also needed for the BBQ dinner. Those wishing to donate dessert items such as cakes, pies, etc., are asked to contact Lisa Huffman by September 30th, by calling (336)672-9300. To help streamline the program, there will be no baked goods sold during the live auction. Instead, there will be a special “Sweet Shoppe Bakery” bake sale set up in the gym to showcase and sell these delicious items. People donating items for this booth are asked to pre-register their baked goods with Lisa Huffman.
This year’s attendees will once again enjoy BBQ prepared by the Randolph County Livestock & Poultry Association. Tickets are $10 a plate, which includes barbecue, sides, drink and a dessert.
All money raised from the event will go to benefit the care and support programs for Hospice of Randolph patients, families and caregivers. All donations of auction items are tax-deductible and donors will be acknowledged in publications and media. If you would like to donate items or purchase tickets, please contact Hospice of Randolph County by clicking here or by calling (336) 672-9300.
"Begin The Conversation" Seminar at Archdale Library on Sept. 15Posted on Aug 22nd, 2016 | Perma Link
We are excited to partner with Archdale Public Library to increase awareness in the community about the "Elephant in the Room" as a part of the Begin the Conversation program. The next seminar will be on Thursday, September 15. Meet us at Archdale Public Library at 2 p.m. to learn more about advance directives (Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will) and to gain valuable tips on how to have conversations with your loved ones about your healthcare wishes. No registration required. This event is free and open to the public.
Piedmont Triad Photos of Hope ContestPosted on Aug 3rd, 2016 | Perma Link
Hospice of Randolph County is pleased to announce the launch of the Piedmont Triad Photos of Hope Contest. This contest will be the first of its kind for our local, non-profit organization. The Piedmont Triad is filled with beautiful landscapes that take our breath away and fill our hearts with hope. Photographers of all ages and skill levels are invited to submit up to three of their favorite digital photographs of the Piedmont Triad to email@example.com along with a short description of why the image makes you feel hopeful or how it represents hope to you. The winning photographs will appear in Hospice of Randolph County’s 2017 calendar, which will be available at the 31st Annual Auction & BBQ on November 5. The deadline for submitting photographs is September 1, 2016.
Piedmont Triad Photos of Hope Contest Collection Details, Terms and Conditions:
Hospice of Randolph County desires to experience the unique beauty of the triad through your eyes. We will collect photograph submissions at firstname.lastname@example.org beginning on August 4, 2016 and ending on September 1, 2016. Submitted photographs may be chosen to appear in Hospice of Randolph County’s 2017 Calendar, on our website at www.hospiceofrandolph.org as well as on additional social media outlets.
Please read Hospice of Randolph County’s terms and conditions below for more information about participation in the Piedmont Triad Photos of Hope Contest:
1. To submit your photograph so that we can consider it for publication, email it to email@example.com along with a brief explanation of how the image makes you feel hopeful or how it represents hope to you.
2. Please do not send more than one photograph per email and no more than 3 photographs total. We will have to delete emails with multiple attachments. Individuals who submit more than 3 photographs will be disqualified from the competition.
3. If you are under 16, you must provide your name and age as well as the name, contact telephone number and email address of your parent or guardian. We require the consent in writing (which may include e-mail) of the parent or guardian of the author of a photograph who is under 16 years of age in order to publish that photograph and the author's name, age and town or city of residence.
4. By submitting your photograph for publication you represent and warrant that it is your own original work, is not copied, and does not contain any third-party materials and/or content that you do not have permission to use. You further warrant and represent that your photograph is not obscene, defamatory or in breach of any applicable legislation or regulations.
5. We cannot consider photographs submitted on behalf of another person.
6. Photographs are selected for publication at the sole discretion of the Hospice of Randolph County team. There will be no payment for publication.
7. By submitting a photograph you: a) give us permission to publish it in Hospice of Randolph County’s 2017 Calendar and on hospiceofrandolph.org; and b) grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to republish it in any format including without limitation in print and electronic formats; and c) you give us permission to use your name and town or city of residence (and age if you are under 16) for the purpose of identifying you as the author of your photograph.
9. We may cut, edit, crop or arrange your photograph(s) as we see fit to appear in print and on the hospiceofrandolph.org website and social media outlets. We may remove your photograph(s) at any time. Your name will be published alongside your photograph(s), but we may edit or delete any comments which you submit along with your photograph(s).
10. IMPORTANT: You retain ownership of the copyright in your photograph as its author and you are free to republish it wherever you wish and in whatever medium you want.
11. In these terms and conditions, "we" and "us" mean Hospice of Randolph County.
"Choose-day" Advance Care Planning Seminars on August 25Posted on Jul 21st, 2016 | Perma Link
Holly Ridge Charity Classic Scheduled for Aug. 5-7, 2016Posted on Jul 11th, 2016 | Perma Link
Join us for the 16th Annual Holly Ridge Charity Classic which will take place August 5-7, 2016! Since 2001, Holly Ridge has raised over $92,000 for Hospice of Randolph County through this tournament, including a new record of $13,250 in 2015. The Holly Ridge Charity Golf Classic will be held on their 18-hole, 6,579-yard course designed by Jim Bevins. This scenic par-72 course boasts newly redesigned championship greens offering some of the best course conditions in the Carolinas. There will be a kick-off event Friday evening, August 5, which will include a 9-hole Par 3 shootout, dinner and music for those registered for the event. This year's event is sponsored by Larry E. Brown, Jr. of Nationwide Insurance in Randleman, NC. To register for the golf classic, call Holly Ridge Golf Links at 336-861-4653.
The Randolph Hospice House Seeks Donations for Hospice FamiliesPosted on Jul 5th, 2016 | Perma Link
DONATIONS REQUESTED FROM OUR COMMUNITY....
The Randolph Hospice House is in need of boxes of facial tissues (i.e. Kleenex) as well as snack items for the three family rooms in the facility.
All of these items will benefit family members who are spending time at their loved one's bedside. Items such as single serving packets of chips, peanuts, nutri-grain bars, fruit snacks, and puddings offer support and encouragement to these family members during a difficult time. Bottled water donations are also appreciated. ** Please note, NO peanut butter crackers are needed at this time.**
Individuals, church groups, and civic groups are invited to assist with this special opportunity to show compassion to those in our community during a time when they are away from home.
Items can be brought to the Randolph Hospice House, located at 446 Vision Drive in Asheboro, NC, 7 days a week during the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions can be directed to Lisa Huffman at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (336) 672-9300.
We are looking for volunteers!Posted on Jun 30th, 2016 | Perma Link
Asheboro, N.C. - If you are looking for a way to make a difference in someone’s life and give back to our community, we have the perfect opportunity! Hospice of Randolph County is currently recruiting volunteers to serve in various roles within the organization, which include office work, practical work (possible handyman work on our campus), maintaining outside flowers, scrubs, bird feeders and lite landscaping or providing emotional support to a patient and/or respite to a caregiver either in the home, skilled or assisted-living facilities, or at The Randolph Hospice House. These special volunteers provide support, compassion, companionship and a listening ear to patients and families receiving hospice care. Your time and talents are much needed in allowing Hospice of Randolph County to increase their specialized care and quality of life to all they serve and will be sincerely appreciated by the lives you touch.
For those interested in volunteering in one of these areas, Hospice of Randolph County provides all needed training as part of monthly orientation sessions.
Those interested in attending the training should contact Lisa Huffman at (336) 672-9300 ext. 259. For more information about Hospice of Randolph County, please visit www.hospiceofrandolph.org.
Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion Tractor Ride on June 30, 2016Posted on Jun 13th, 2016 | Perma Link
The Denton FarmPark is pleased to announce plans for the 5th Annual Tractor Ride as a kick-off for the 46th Annual Southeast Old Threshers’ Reunion. Hospice of Randolph County has been chosen as the recipient of proceeds from this year’s Tractor Ride. The Denton FarmPark added this event as a way to give back to the community by helping a local nonprofit organization. Tim Loflin, Event Coordinator shared, “Everyone has had a close family member or friend who has been touched by hospice care and we want to give back to them for the care they provide in our community.” Hospice of Randolph County’s own Sandi Hopkins, RN, Community Liaison, will serve as the Tractor Ride’s Grand Marshall in recognition of her many years of service to Denton and the surrounding communities.
The Tractor Ride will cover 18 miles of beautiful countryside in both Davidson and Randolph Counties. Registration before the event is strongly encouraged, especially for tram riders, but not required. The registration fee of $25 per tractor/individual and $35 for a tram ride includes one t-shirt and a meal. You may register with cash, check or credit card before the event but only with cash or check on event day. All participants must arrive at the Denton FarmPark between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on June 30, 2016. The event will begin with an opening ceremony at 9:00 a.m. and the ride will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. For more information about the event as well as to register a tractor or as a tram ride participant, please contact Denton FarmPark at 336.859.2755.
In addition to the Tractor Ride, the Denton FarmPark will host a live auction on Friday, July 1, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The proceeds from the auction will also benefit Hospice of Randolph County. Auction items include a 2016 Daytona 500 cap autographed by Richard Petty, a #43 cap autographed by Richard Petty, a Richard Petty "Charlie One Horse" Cowboy Hat autographed by Richard Petty, a pottery bowl from DK Clay Pottery in Sanford, a "Bird Wildlife" theme basket, a Ken Helser matted and framed print, a 4-quart electric ice cream maker, a piece of pottery from Piney Woods Pottery in Seagrove, a Pedal Tractor, a $500 gift certificate to Loflin Fabrication, a one-of-a-kind Tractor Ride painted pottery plate by Cagle Road Pottery in Seagrove and more.
Hospice of Randolph County would like to thank Denton FarmPark for their generosity and support of our organization. We would also like to thank Loflin Fabrication for their lead sponsorship of this event and thank the meal sponsors for the event: GHS Distributing, NH Med Services, McDowell Lumber & Pallet Co. and Larry McDowell Construction.
All proceeds from these events will provide for those in our community needing end-of-life care. For more information about the care available through Hospice of Randolph County, please click here.
"Choose-day" Advance Care Planning Seminars on June 28Posted on Jun 12th, 2016 | Perma Link
The Thomas O'Briant III Marketing Outreach Center OpensPosted on Jun 6th, 2016 | Perma Link
Julia Griffin’s passion for giving back to Hospice of Randolph County began with her personal experience with our care in 1997. Her second child, Tommy, was born in December of 1997 with a very rare congenital heart defect, known as pulmonary atresia, with a ventricular septal defect that would need open heart surgery before he reached six months of age. After spending the first ten days of his life at DUKE Children’s Hospital, the doctors arranged for Hospice of Randolph County’s Kids Path program to help provide care for him at home until surgery could be completed. In the weeks that followed, the Kids Path nurses provided medical care for Tommy while also emotionally supporting Julia and her family through hugs, prayers and encouragement. “Just knowing how much they cared helped me stay strong each day and better prepared to face whatever the outcome was going to be at that time,” Julia shared. Tommy lost his life shortly after his open heart surgery in February of 1998. Although he only lived a little over two months, he changed their lives forever.
In an effort to keep his memory alive and to give back to the organization that helped her family during this difficult time, Julia donates annually to Hospice of Randolph County’s Caterpillar’s Quest grief camp for children. These donations have made it possible for hundreds of grieving children to receive support. In addition to this ongoing support, Julia made a generous gift to Hospice of Randolph County for the establishment of a new Marketing Outreach Center, in loving memory of her son, Tommy. “We are honored to receive Julia’s support which allowed our vision to become a reality,” shares David Caughron, Director of Marketing and Development for Hospice of Randolph County. The Thomas O’Briant III Marketing Outreach Center opened on May 17 and was celebrated with a private dedication ceremony. The Center will be home to the HRC employees that educate local hospitals, facilities and physicians about the services available throughout our county. “We are excited that the Center will not only give us a new uplifting space for those we serve to share their ‘Hope Testimonials’ but also a creative work area for developing new outreach opportunities for those who may be interested in planned giving programs in support of our organization. Remembering Tommy will give us inspiration each day as we reach out and support the surrounding community,” states Caughron.
Pictured Left to Right: Neal Griffin III, Christian O’Briant, Elizabeth O’Briant, Julia Y. Griffin, Rhonda B. Moffitt - CEO, Hospice of Randolph County, and David Caughron - Director of Marketing & Development, Hospice of Randolph County.