Virtual Palliative Care Conference
Thursday, May 20, 2021
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Hospice of Southern West Virginia Palliative Care Conference is a one-day virtual CME/CEU conference that will challenge and strengthen participant's knowledge of palliative care concepts, whether they are a seasoned palliative care professional or someone who simply wants a broadened understanding of palliative and end of life care issues, trends and approaches. Generally, our attendees are a blend of representatives from the following disciplines: Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, RNs, LPNs, CNAs, Pharmacists, Social Workers, Health Care Administrators and Hospice Volunteers.
Registration is $99 for the conference. Early registration is $85 if the payment is received before April 30, 2021.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - Thursday, June 17, 2021
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hospice of Southern West Virginia's Bereavement/Social Services Department is proud to host Camp Hope. It is a bereavement camp for children ages 7-17 who are coping with the death of a significant person. Our Camp Hope is free to all participants, but registration is required. The virtual camp uses materials that are sent directly to your family. These materials are used in tandem with our daily online classes to offer tools and coping strategies to work with a young person.
Applications must be received by May 28, 2021
To register or for more information, please contact the Social Services Coordinator at (304) 255-6404 or email [email protected]
Friends of Charity Auto Fair
Friday, July 9, 2021 - Saturday, July 10, 2021
8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Raleigh County Memorial Airport
The 16th Annual Friends of Charity Auto Fair is one of the state's premier car show and festivals. Held on the spacious grounds of the Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beckley, West Virginia, the show features hundreds of rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, motorcycles, tuners, and trucks from all years. Additionally you will find arts and crafts vendors, local business representatives, and food vendors. The event is concluded with a Saturday Night Concert featuring country music star Josh Turner. Proceeds from the FOCAF will benefit Hospice of Southern West Virginia and Brian's Safehouse.
To register a show vehicle or to purchase tickets for the Auto Fair, please click here.
Hospice Sailing Regatta
Saturday, August 21, 2021 - Sunday, August 22, 2021
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Battle Run, Summersville Lake
Join the Sewell Mountain Sailing Association and Hospice of Southern West Virginia for the 9th Annual “Mountain Mama Hospice Regatta” at Summersville Lake. This three-day event is held at the Battle Run Beach Picnic Shelter at Summersville Lake. The annual event at Summersville Lake has raised more than $70,000 since 2011, each year helping Hospice of Southern West Virginia provide compassionate care to thousands of people in their final days of life.
Dozens of sailors are expected to participate in sailboat races along with silent and live auctions and a carnival for children. Please call Bob Rodak for more details on the regatta at (304) 437-0251.
Bereavement Support Groups
Bereavement Support Groups for adults ages 18 and older are held in various locations throughout the year. These groups are free and are open not only to families who have had loved ones receive care from Hospice of Southern WV, but are also available to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one through death. Sometimes dates and/or locations of these groups are subject to change, and changes may be made in the case of inclement weather. Please call our bereavement department at 304-255-6404 in advance to confirm the date, time and location of the group you are interested in attending.
A safe, supportive space to mourn and share.
- Learn skills for coping with loss
- Gain support from others experiencing loss
- Free and open to anyone age 18 or older
- Attend as many or as few sessions as you like