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Recent news from Friends of Caroline Hospice

FRIENDS of Caroline Hospice is excited to announce that Camp Caroline will be held on  June 25, 2018, from 9am-4pm at the Port Royal Sound Foundation.

Staffed by FRIENDS of Caroline and trained student bereavement grief support facilitators, Camp Caroline is a bereavement camp for students in first through twelfth grades. Designed to provide a safe, compassionate environment where students who have lost a loved one can learn to acknowledge and express their feelings of grief, they learn how to share their grief experience with each other, to recognize the support systems around them, and to positively cope with their grief emotions.

The camp concludes with family members joining the students to celebrate the lives of the loved ones lost.

This year we are thrilled to incorporate learning about The Lowcountry Ecosystem, nature trail walking and a boating eco-tour.

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Friends of Caroline Hospice to host 15th Annual Fashion For Compassion in downtown Beaufort

Friends of Caroline Hospice is excited to host our annual fashion show event, “Fashion for Compassion”, on Friday, April 20th starting at 5pm at Tabby Place in historic downtown Beaufort. Now in its 15th year, the event features the latest fashions from Beaufort’s local shops and boutiques, a live auction, door prizes and lots more.

Guests will have the opportunity to see hand-selected outfits from more than 15 local shops covering women’s, men’s and kid’s fashions and accessories with volunteer models from our community strutting their stuff on the runway.

See the full release here.


Friends of Caroline Hospice announces 9th Annual Bands Brews & BBQ in Port Royal

It’s time for some food, music and fun! The 9th annual Bands, Brews & BBQ is bringing two days of food, music and fun with wings, barbecue, craft beers, live music and kids’ activities on Friday and Saturday, February 23rd & 24th on Paris Ave, hosted by the Town of Port Royal.
This is an official South Carolina Barbecue Association sanctioned event which kicks off the 2018 season. The event benefits FRIENDS of Caroline Hospice.

Friday night is the Wing Throw Down from 6 to 9 p.m. where you can sample wing recipes from participating cookers while enjoying live music from two local bands and a Kids Fun Zone and more.

Saturday is the BBQ tasting day from noon to 4 p.m. with cook teams from across the Southeast serving their award-winning wings and butts. Four different bands will be providing the entertainment for the day and the kids can enjoy the Fun Zone, just for them. On stages for Saturday are Broke Locals, The Brewer Band, Frogmore Stu and Chris Jones.

Awards will be presented on Saturday by sanctioned South Carolina BBQ Association judges.

General admission passes are available online in advance for $10with children 12 and under free.

See the full release here.


Friends of Caroline Hospice names co-chairs for 30th Annual Festival of Trees
November 18, 2017

This year, Friends of Caroline Hospice is bringing together two medical professionals with very different backgrounds – but a shared passion for caring for people their whole lives through – for the Annual Festival of Trees celebration in Port Royal.

Medical Director Dr. Gordon Krueger and Board of Directors Member Mary Beth Donovan are teaming up as co-chairs for the annual fundraiser, which kicks off the holiday season for the Beaufort area with a magical weekend of creatively decorated Christmas trees, twinkling lights and even snow.

Read the entire press release here.


30th Annual Festival of Trees announced
October 20, 2017

The 30th Annual Festival of Trees to benefit Friends of Caroline Hospice is one of Beauforts most beloved holiday celebrations and the 2017 event continues a tradition that started thirty years ago, presenting several days of holiday fun.

The event kicks off with an Opening Gala on Thursday, November 30th, at The Shed on Paris Avenue in Port Royal featuring a preview of 60+ beautifully and whimsically decorated trees available for purchase, a big silent auction, music, wine, beer and lots of food from ten of Beaufort‟s best local restaurants. Santa will also be in attendance to have some fun and get some photos with attendees.

Read the entire press release here.