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PROVIDING
END-OF-LIFE
CARE FOR
NEIGHBORS
IN NEED
The mission of hospice is to
provide compassion, dignity and
care to terminally ill patients and

Tom Fidler and B.J. Muth (event chairpersons) present a check to Jay Young,
Cindy Hooper Hushon, Ken Ferrara and Lyle Sheldon. Thanks to our sponsors,
participants, volunteers and community partners, the 2017 UM UCH Chesapeake
Challenge Golf and Tennis Tournament was the most successful in its 25-year history!

their families. Senator Bob Hooper
House, an assisted living facility
specializing in hospice care, offers
a homelike setting for those who
are unable to have their needs
met at home. The Senator Bob
Hooper House staff provides routine, personal care for terminally
ill patients. The skilled residence
team works in collaboration with
hospice providers Amedisys and
Gilchrist Hospice Inc., ensuring
that patients receive all the benefits of a home hospice program,
including physicians, nurses, social
workers, chaplains, volunteers and

The Regatta is held at
Concord Point Lighthouse
and features sailboats from the
Havre de Grace Yacht Club.

Regatta attendees enjoyed
dinner provided by Texas
Roadhouse in Fallston, and Stolen
Identity performed live music.

home health aides.
"Our mission at the Senator
Bob Hooper House is never to
turn anyone away due to inability
to pay, which is why our fundraising success is so important,"
says Cindy Hooper Hushon,
chairperson of the House, named
in memory of her father. "Just
this past April, 72 percent of our
residents were on charity care, the
highest level to date." Together,
PHOTOS BY WAYNE CAMLIN

proceeds from two signature
spring events-the Chesapeake
Challenge Golf and Tennis
Tournament and the Senator Bob
Hooper House Hospice Regatta-
provided more than 1,000 nights
of care to our neighbors in need.

Lyle Sheldon, president and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health, receives
a check for $125,000 in support of the Senator Bob Hooper House at the 18th
annual Regatta on June 3 in Havre de Grace. Joining the presentation are Hooper House
board members Andy Klein (vice chairperson), Dr. Angela Poppe Ries, Joe Hoffman
(treasurer), Ken Ferrara, Cindy Hooper Hushon (chairperson) and Pat Lindley.

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