Estate Treasures to host art auction Sept. 22

 

 

CHESTER  Estate Treasures, an upscale resale shop in Chester, will host an art auction to benefit Compass Regional Hospice from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Cascia Vineyards, 1200 Thompson Creek Road, Stevensville.

 

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets are limited to this exclusive event, so purchase tickets soon. You can purchase tickets through Estate Treasures by visiting the store at 17 Kent Towne Market in Chester or by calling 410-643-7360. The shop is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Tickets also may be purchased by visiting Compass Regional Hospice’s main office at 160 Coursevall Drive in Centreville, or by calling Kenda Leager, development officer, Compass Regional Hospice, at 443‐262‐4106 or kleager@compassregionalhospice.org.

 

An affiliate of Compass Regional Hospice, Estate Treasures has been raising money for hospice care and grief support provided in Queen Anne’s County for more than 25 years. The proceeds from the sale will benefit those Queen Anne’s County residents who need hospice care or grief support services.

 

During the auction, guests will enjoy light refreshments and a complimentary glass of Cascia Vineyards wine. A cash bar will feature a full menu of fine wines produced by the vineyard. Guests must be at least 21 years old to attend.

 

The event will feature live and silent auctions, where guests will bid on a variety of art, including watercolors and prints, and some will have been created and signed by local artists whose work reflects scenes from the Eastern Shore.

 

All art work has been donated to Estate Treasures and Cascia Vineyards is offering their waterfront facility so that proceeds from the auction can benefit the work of Compass Regional Hospice.

 

Compass Regional Hospice takes care of infants and children, as well as adults in need of its programs, which in addition to hospice care include grief counseling and support groups, and patients are never turned away based on an inability to pay for services. Because of this, there is a $1.4 million funding gap between what the organization receives in service payments and the actual cost of care provided.

 

For more information about volunteering with Estate Treasures, which is run entirely through volunteer leadership, contact Courtney Williams, manager of volunteer and professional services, Compass Regional Hospice, at 443-262-4112 or cwilliams@compassregionalhospice.org.

 

Compass Regional Hospice – Care on your terms

Compass Regional Hospice is a fully licensed, independent, community-based nonprofit organization certified by Medicare and the state of Maryland and accredited by the Joint Commission. Since 1985, Compass Regional Hospice has been dedicated to supporting people of all ages through the challenge of living with a life-limiting illness and learning to live following the death of a loved one. Today, the organization is a regional provider of hospice care and grief support in Queen Anne’s, Kent and Caroline counties. “Care on your terms” is the promise that guides staff and volunteers as they care for patients in private residences, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and the residential hospice centers in Centreville and Chestertown. Grief support services are offered to children, adults and families of patients who died under hospice care, as well as members of the community who are grieving the loss of a loved one, through The Hope and Healing Center. For more information about Compass Regional Hospice, visit compassregionalhospice.org.

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