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Gulfside Regional Hospice to start registration for fundraising hike

NEW PORT RICHEY — Gulfside Regional Hospice will hold registration events next month for the Nov. 14 Hike for Hospice, a 5K walk that benefits patients facing life-limiting illnesses.

People can register from 2 to 4 p.m. at the following Gulfside thrift stores:

• Sept. 13 at Hudson Thrift Shoppe, 12154 U.S. 19. (727) 861-4900.

• Sept. 14 at Dade City Thrift Shoppe, 37925 Sky Ridge Circle. (813) 782-7200.

• Sept. 15 at Lutz Thrift Shoppe, 21780 State Road 54 (1 mile east of U.S. 41 in Osprey Cove Professional Park). (813) 909-0485.

• Sept. 16 at Zephyrhills Thrift Shoppe, 36504 State Road 54. (813) 788-5461.

• Sept. 17 at New Port Richey Thrift Shoppe, 3601 Universal Plaza (at U.S. 19 and Moog Road). (727) 842-7262.

The Nov. 14 Hike for Hospice will be at Wesley Chapel District Park, 7727 Boyette Road. Registration and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the Hike commencing at 9 a.m. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Mike Alstott will sign autographs and kick off the event.

Registration is $25 for adults, $15 for students (age 11 to college) and $5 for children 10 and under. All hikers will receive a T-shirt, morning snack and beverages.

People interested in participating can also can sign up by visiting or by calling 1-800-561-4883.

By the numbers

400 — Patients served by Gulfside Regional Hospice on any given day

801 — Participants registered in last year's Hike for Hospice

$250,000 — Total proceeds from the Hike for Hospice since the annual event began in 2007

by the numbers

400 Patients served by Gulfside Regional Hopice on any given day.

800 Participants registered in last year's Hike for Hospice.

$250,000 Total proceeds from the Hike for Hospice since the annual event began in 2007.

Gulfside Regional Hospice to start registration for fundraising hike 08/24/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 6:14pm]
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