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Stroll

Pictured is a team walking in memory of loved one Alice Bobele Vendl at last year’s VNA Stroll for Hospice.

VALPARAISO — The Visiting Nurse Association's 17th annual VNA Stroll for Hospice is May 6. Onsite registration begins at noon and the stroll steps off at 1 p.m. at Central Park Plaza, 63 Lafayette St. For advance online registration, visit www.vnanwi.org/latest-events and click on the registration link. Registration forms are also available at the Visiting Nurse Association’s Administration Building at 501 Marquette Street in Valparaiso or register the day of the event. Registration is $10 per walker, with children under 18 free. Teams of 6 or more may register for $50 per team. For more information call 219-531-8049.

VNA Stroll for Hospice brings people together to remember their loved ones and to support the VNA Hospice program. Individuals and teams are encouraged to collect donations in support of their walk. Go to vnanwi.org/latest-events to register, download pledge forms, or create your own personal fundraising page.

In honor of the VNA’s partnership in the We Honor Veterans program, all veterans in attendance will be given a flag pin in honor of their service and recognized as a group during the program. May 6 is also National Nurses Day. We will also recognize, as a group, all the nurses in attendance.

This year’s Stroll for Hospice will be led by Grand Marshal Denise McDermott, a member of The Super Sisters team. Denise’s name was drawn from those who collected pledges in support of their walk last year. Call 219-462-5195.

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