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OHCO Butterfly Release

Remember and Honor Loved Ones at the Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio Butterfly Release on Aug. 13

As a way to remember and honor loved ones, Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio will hold a Celebrating Life’s Stories® Butterfly Release on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 1-3 pm, at the Davis-Shai House (301 Central Parkway, Heath, Ohio 43056).

As part of the event, participants will release live butterflies in memory of their loved ones.

“Our Butterfly Release is a meaningful and beautiful way to remember and honor family members and friends who are no longer with us,” said Renee Sparks, general manager and executive vice president of Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio. “We are honored to offer the Butterfly Release to members of our community.”

Proceeds from this event support bereavement services through Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio’s Pathways of HopeSM Grief Counseling Center. Pathways of Hope offers support to families and friends of hospice patients and anyone who is grieving a loss through individual counseling and group workshops. Pathways of Hope also offers Camp HOCO, a summer camp for children, ages 6-12, who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Registration is required. Butterflies are $15 each.

The deadline to register is Friday, July 29, 2022. Register online at: or call 740.788.1503 for more information.

Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio, an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice, has provided a holistic, community-based approach to hospice care since 1982. With locations in Newark, Columbus, Lancaster and Zanesville, the not-for-profit organization serves 13 counties in central Ohio and is dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses. In addition, two inpatient care centers at Licking Memorial Hospital and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are available for symptom management.

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