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Residents Complete Hospice Training

Seven area residents recently completed Hospice of Chesterfield County’s volunteer training program.  The 15-hour course was held July 12 – 20 at Hospice of Chesterfield County’s office in Chesterfield.     Those completing the course include: Bonnie Jean Black and Carolyn F. Russell of Cheraw, Tammy Griffin of Chesterfield, Alice Hunter of Pageland, Joe Martin McDaniel of Patrick, Verlinda J. Bass of Bennettsville and Alice V. Z. Harrison of Morven.  Hospice of Chesterfield County now has 95 active direct patient care volunteers that can serve terminally ill patients and families.   “We are very fortunate to have such a diverse group of volunteers willing to help our patients and families in Chesterfield and Marlboro counties.  These volunteers will brighten the lives of...

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Seven Area Residents Complete Volunteer Training

Seven area residents recently completed Hospice of Chesterfield County’s volunteer training program. The 15-hour course was held July 12 – 20 at Hospice of Chesterfield County’s office in Chesterfield. Those completing the course include: Bonnie Jean Black and Carolyn F. Russell of Cheraw, Tammy Griffin of Chesterfield, Alice Hunter of Pageland, Joe Martin McDaniel of Patrick, Verlinda J. Bass of Bennettsville and Alice V. Z. Harrison of Morven. Hospice of Chesterfield County now has 95 active direct patient care volunteers that can serve terminally ill patients and families. “We are very fortunate to have such a diverse group of volunteers willing to help our patients and families in Chesterfield and Marlboro counties. These volunteers will brighten the lives of those...

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Hospice Seeking ‘Friends’

Hospice of Chesterfield County has started a “Friends of Hospice” initiative to help raise funds to meet the growing needs for hospice care in Chesterfield and Marlboro counties. As a community-based, non-profit organization, Hospice of Chesterfield County maximizes its resources to provide the highest quality and compassionate care to our area’s terminally ill residents. In the past 10 years, Hospice of Chesterfield County’s patient care days have increased 240% from 5,428 to 18,458. This increase in the utilization of our services has also resulted in an increase in the amount of indigent care we provide. Just as we have done for the past 17 years, Hospice of Chesterfield County remains steadfast in its mission to provide loving care to all...

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New Board Member Welcomed

Hospice of Chesterfield County is pleased to welcome Jane Johnson to its board of directors.   Johnson was elected to her first three-year term as a board member at the agency’s annual meeting on June 23. Johnson resides in Jefferson with her husband, Dwight.  The Johnsons have one daughter, Megan J. Harris.  A graduate of Winthrop University,  Johnson earned a Master’s Degree from the University of South Carolina.     She is employed as a special education teacher at Jefferson Elementary.  She is a member of Jefferson United Methodist Church where she serves on the Church Council and as an adult class Sunday School teacher.  She is a member of the Jefferson Board of Zoning Appeals. Officers for the organization were also elected...

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