Episode 1: Speaking of Charity with the Hospice of the Calumet Area

Gloria Morris and Jen Vargo Okamura announce their new venture and purpose for Speaking of Charity live on WJOB 1230AM and 104.7FM.

Jen describes the services, programs and mission for the Hospice of the Calumet Area and their important upcoming event, the Hospice Hustle.




Walk in registration is available on the day of the event for $40. Helmets are required to ride!

Proceeds benefit non-profit Hospice of the Calumet Area, serving Northwest Indiana and surrounding Illinois communities since 1981. Your support helps us continue our mission to provide care to those facing a life-limiting illness.

Event Chairs: Bill Hasse and Gus Galante, M.D.
When:    Sunday, September 16, 2018,  Registration begins at 7:00 am. See ride start times listed above. No late riders, please!
Where:  South Lake County, Indiana. Beginning and ending at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point, IN.
Ride Perks:  Pancake breakfast and coffee at registration.  SAG stops with snacks and drinks. Chili, sweets and refreshments will be available following the ride.
Post Ride Entertainment: Live music provided by local sensation The UnProfessionals! 
Route Maps:  Please visit www.BikeForHospice.org closer to event date for route maps.

For 37 years Hospice of the Calumet Area has been providing compassionate care to those facing a life-limiting illness and their families in Northwest Indiana and neighboring Illinois communities, regardless of their ability to pay.

Whether in patient's homes, or at our hospice house, the William J. Riley Memorial ResidenceHospice of the Calumet Area cherishes the unique life of each patient. Our free Transitions program offers connects those in need of palliative care to critical resources. We support those in our community touched by loss through our free and open to the public Healing Hearts grief support groups.

For more information, please visit www.hospicecalumet.org
be sure to keep up with our Facebook page www.facebook.com/HospiceCalumet/.

Questions? Please contact Sarah Hankins, shankins@hospicecalumet.org or (219) 922-2732.

Cyclists who wish to collect pledges for a chance to receive a free jersey, visit our fundraising page at www.pledgereg.com/hospice-hustle.

Gloria Morris & Jen Vargo Okamura