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Informational session offered for potential hospice volunteers

WORTHINGTON — Avera @Home Hospice will host informational sessions at 10:30 a.m. July 9 and 5:30 p.m. July 11 in Classroom 116, Minnesota West Community & Technical College, 1450 Collegeway, Worthington, for people interested in learning more about hospice or becoming a hospice direct care volunteer.

Volunteers provide companionship, respite and support to patients and their families.

Avera@Home Hospice provides caring and support for terminally ill people and their families by providing care in the warmth and comfort of their chosen environment surrounded by family and friends. Volunteers are an integral part of the care hospice provides. The program is flexible and welcomes volunteers from all walks of life.

To register, call coordinator Stacie Inman at (712) 209-0160 or email Stacie.inman@avera.org. Refreshments will be served.

Julie Buntjer became editor of The Globe in July 2021, after working as a beat reporter at the Worthington newspaper since December 2003. She has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism from South Dakota State University.
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