Luminary lighting, events Sept. 12 benefit OSF Hospice
OSF HOSPICE will benefit from Lumin-Essence, which is planned for Saturday, Sept. 12, from 6 to 11 p.m. at WeaverRidge Golf Club in Peoria.
The event will feature a luminary lighting ceremony to honor the memory of those who have been served by the hospice, which is part of OSF Home Care Services, or loved ones who have died.
In addition, the evening will include hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and live music by the West MacQueen Street Band.
Tickets are $75 per person and luminaries may be purchased for $5 each. For tickets or luminaries, contact Amy Kelso at (309) 683-7770.
Hospice is a concept of care that allows patients with a life-limiting illness to spend their last days in an atmosphere of loving kindness, surrounded by their family and friends. Those in hospice have chosen not to pursue curative or life-prolonging treatment, but want to focus on palliative (comfort) treatment instead.
Anyone diagnosed with a terminal illness, including end-stage heart and lung disease, kidney failure, AIDS and Alzheimer’s, can be eligible for hospice.
For more information about OSF Hospice, visit www.osfhomecare.org.