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FUND FOR HOSPICE




 

 

Perry County, City of Hazard, and State of Kentucky officials presented $100,000 in coal severance funds to Hospice of the Bluegrass for the Hospice Freestanding Inpatient Facility, which is being constructed in Hazard. The 20,000 -square-foot facility will have 12 patient rooms with space for visitors and areas for family members to stay overnight. The facility will be the first of its kind for Hospice of the Bluegrass, and a first for southeast Kentucky. Pictured are (left to right) Rep. Fitz Steele; Senator Brandon Smith; Greg Wells, co-chair, Hospice Building Committee; Hazard Mayor William Gorman; Perry County Judge/Executive Denny Ray Noble; Gretchen Brown, president and chief executive officer, Hospice of the Bluegrass; Betsy Clemons, board member, Hospice of the Bluegrass; Monica Couch, director, Hospice of the Bluegrass- Mountain Community; and Tony Whitaker, president, Hazard/Perry County Chamber of Commerce.

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