Archive | September, 2011
Out to Lunch

Mobile goes Out to Lunch!

Covenant Hospice recently hosted a delicious new event in Mobile – Out to Lunch – a celebrity server luncheon held at Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Guests enjoyed an authentic Italian meal served by local celebrities and distinguished community members.  Celebrity servers included Dan & Shelby from 95 KSJ, Lite Mix 99’s Mary Booth, Darwin Singleton from NBC 15, Cherish […]

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Camp Monarch

Helping Children Heal

Camp Monarchs are in full swing. This past Saturday, the first of 4 Camp Monarchs took placed in Tallahassee. We have 3 more planned between now and the first Saturday of November. Camp Monarch is a free one day children’s event designed to help children who have experienced a loss of a loved one. Through […]

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Blue jeans and shopping!

We know fall is just about here when Covenant Hospice events become all about the blue jeans and holidays! Check out these upcoming events throughout Florida and Alabama:   Blue Jeans & BBQ – October 1 in Pace, Florida The 5th Annual Blue Jeans & BBQ will be held Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 4-9 […]

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Joy

Courage

With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 behind us, I am overwhelmed with thoughts of individual acts of courage and am reminded that Covenant’s patients and families exemplify courage every day. Just last week while visiting with one of my lady patients, I looked on as a wife directed her husband’s attempt to locate something.  She […]

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Dr. Herbert Gannon

The Reason I’m a Covenant Hospice Physician

As a former OB-GYN, people often ask me how did I leave such a “happy medical field” to work in a field that includes death and dying.  When I made this transition almost five years ago I initially had to think about my answer to that question.  However, the longer I worked with Covenant Hospice […]

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Butterflies, Caring and Grieving

The following was written by Covenant Hospice Volunteer Norma Johnson.  Thank you Norma, for sharing your story with us. I love butterflies!  Their beauty, grace, delicacy, strength to dip and soar thrills me.  Covenant Hospice, the group to which I have given much of my time, energy and love, has the butterfly as its symbol.  […]

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Volunteer Services Manager Keelea LeJeune

Thinking of becoming a Covenant Hospice Volunteer?

Have you considered becoming a Covenant Hospice Volunteer?  Volunteers are the HEART of Covenant Hospice and we wouldn’t be able to provide the level of excellent care that we’re known for without them.  Most of us live busy lives and tend to think we just don’t have the time to commit to volunteerism, but here […]

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Congratulations to…

Chaplain Rick Stewart – Covenant’s Employee of the Month for September!  Rick has been with Covenant Hospice for one year.  In that time, he’s made a tremendous difference to Chaplain Services in the Tallahassee branch.  He is extremely patient and caring with the families in discussing their spiritual needs – he doesn’t try to convert […]

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Camp Monarch

How to Help a Grieving Child

Helping a child who has experienced the death of a loved one can feel like a daunting task.  Many of us shy away from talking to children about death and dying because we don’t want to scare or upset them.  However, when we let children know that it’s okay to talk about death and about […]

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