West Shore residents invited to walk in memory of loved ones

Among the community programs made possible by Walk to Remember are an equine therapy camp for children coping with grief.

Residents of Westlake, Bay Village and the surrounding West Shore communities are invited to walk in memory of loved ones while benefiting Hospice of the Western Reserve. Walk to Remember will be held at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Sunday, June 9. A variety of family-friendly entertainment is planned, including team photos and walk T-shirts, raffles, crafts for kids, face painting, live music and more.

Registration is $25 for adults and $12 for children under age 12. A special family rate is also available. Register online at hospicewr.org/WTR, or contact Monica Cowans at 216-383-3714, or mcowans@hospicewr.org.

Same-day registration at the zoo opens at 7:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:15 a.m. The benefit helps the nonprofit agency fund special programs at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake and agency-wide that are not reimbursed by insurance such as children’s grief support camps, art and music therapy, free community grief support groups and pediatric hospice care. These services would not be possible without philanthropic support from the community. 

Registration includes all-day admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Rainforest and fun for the whole family!  

Laurie Henrichsen

Laurie Henrichsen is Public/Media Relations Manager for Hospice of the Western Reserve.

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