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Posted by: News_Desk on 02/23/2017 12:16 PM Updated by: News_Desk on 02/23/2017 12:16 PM
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Community Shows Their Local Hospice The Love

Jackson, CA... past Valentine’s Day, Hospice of Amador & Calaveras announced the 7 lucky winners for their 8th annual “Take a Chance on Love” Valentine’s Day Raffle, which were drawn & announced live on KVGC Radio. Ariane Debien, Hospice’s new Executive Director said, “I am truly overwhelmed to learn of the community’s continued generosity to Hospice of Amador & Calaveras, announcing this year’s event raised over $25k by purchasing 4,976 raffle tickets, with all proceeds benefitting your local hospice, Hospice of Amador & Calaveras. Thank you to our generous donors, contributors, raffle sponsors, volunteers, employees and everyone who purchased a ticket to support our hospice mission.” Debien added, “And an extra special thanks to Stanley Lukowicz, The National Hotel, Jackson, for again purchasing $10k in raffle tickets and donating all of them to 10 local well-deserving non-profit agencies. What a beautifully powerful way of paying it forward to our community.”

Here are the 2017 Hospice of Amador & Calaveras’ Valentine’s Day Raffle Winners:
Grand Prize: Diamond Bracelet: Betty Hanson, Calaveras Senior Center Volunteer (raffle ticket purchased & donated to the agency by Stan Lukowicz)
2nd Prize: 3 Nights/Yosemite: Renee Brown
3rd Prize: Gold: Amador STARS (raffle ticket purchased & donated to the Amador STARS by Stan Lukowicz)
4th Prize: Local Golf Package: Mike Benapfl
5th Prize: 2 Nights/Tahoe: Jack Robertson
6th Prize: 2 Nights/Monterey: Shari Casagrande
7th Prize: Airplane Ride: Lottie Tone

Ariane also expressed how appreciative the team is of the very generous donors & contributors who helped make this year’s raffle another success! Thank you to our very generous donors (Stan Lukowicz, The National Hotel, Jackson; Dr. Ralph & Isolde Harder; Louise Longley & The Alice McLaughlin Estate; Castle Oaks Golf Club; Greenhorn Creek Resort; La Contenta Golf Club; Saddle Creek Resort; Sequoia Woods Country Club; Keith Des Voignes, Century 21 Tri-Dam; Wayne Garibaldi, American River Bank, and Jim & Cheryl McCloud, Foothill Aviation), contributors (Jackson Rotary Club, Jackson Lions Club, Angels-Murphys Rotary Club, American River Bank, Jim & JD Guidi of KVGC Radio and Bill Cruit, Webmaster) raffle sponsors (Andrae’s Bakery & Murphys Historic Hotel), volunteers who sold tickets, distributed posters, and to the heart-felt dedicated local staff for doing such a great job caring for our patients & families, and being the inspiration for folks wanting to support us; volunteers who worked on this fundraiser & general supporters (we are fortunate to have too many to list, but we appreciate each and every one of you!) and everyone who purchased a ticket to support your local hospice mission.

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras, end-of-life specialists, trusted by physicians, patients and families serving Amador & Calaveras Counties for 35 years. If you think hospice care may be right for you, call 209-223-5500 or 209-736-9442 today to learn how your local, non-profit hospice can help.

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