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Grane Hospice celebrates Veteran’s Day with We Honor Veterans

Grane Hospice Care Altoona wants to thank everyone who participated with Veteran's Day recognition events in November. All events were a great

success and we hope to continue this tradition!

Cambria Care Center Recognition Service

Grane Hospice Altoona held a Veteran’s Day recognition program on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 for the Cambria Care Center residents. The program included a ‘Simply Grace’ musical trio, Retired Army Veteran speaker Phillip Rice, a pinning ceremony with Certificates of Recognition presentation. Residents also received Thank You cards, a poppy flower and American flag handout. A moment of silence was also observed. We would like to thank everyone who made this event possible, especially Pampered Patient Aide Holly Irish, who went above & beyond to ensure this event was a success! With 25+ Veterans in attendance, this was an event to remember!

Veteran's Day Dinner

Grane Hospice employees and volunteers hosted a Veteran’s Day dinner at the Duncansville VFW on Saturday, November 9th, 2019. In addition, the volunteer-made pillow cases were presented to all Veterans in attendance. 

Veteran's Day Parade

Grane Hospice employees participated in the Downtown Altoona Veteran’s Day Parade on November 11th. 

Operation Thank You with Forever Media

Grane Hospice participated with “Operation Thank You, Honoring Our Local Heroes” with Forever Media. Staff and Volunteers created and distributed thank you cards to area Veterans residing in assisted living facilities, acute/long term care facilities, the VA Medical Center, and Blair Senior Services, Inc. facilities.

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