Hike for Hospice set for May 18; t-shirts on sale now

The 27th annual Hike for Hospice will take place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18 at the SOMC Hospice Center. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Participants of the hike raise funds by asking friends to sponsor an amount per kilometer walked or by giving an outright donation. Participants also can join in groups of three or more, presenting banners, shirts or other forms of team-promotion.

Each team will receive one complimentary 8×10 photo and all hikers and supporters will be eligible for various prizes, which will be presented at the end of the hike.

Hike for Hospice T-shirts are available and can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29 – May 1 in the Lobby on the Main Campus or from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29 – May 17 in the Gibson Building on the East Campus. Cost per shirt is $12 for sizes S—XL or $13 for sizes XXL—XXXL in either orange, sapphire or white. Cash and check will be accepted.

Early registration is encouraged for the event but hikers can also register the day of. For more information, please call 740-356-2651.