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Benefit Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice’s 2016 Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walk.

October 29, 2015

The Dream Team announces fundraising event to benefit Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice’s 2016 Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walk.

 Lewiston, ME— Join us on November 14th from 4pm-8pm at Baxter Brewing at 130 Mill Street for the Dream Team’s 2nd Annual Soup, Chili and Chowder Challenge. The Dream Team is a fundraising team for the Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walk. Proceeds from the Challenge are dedicated to patient care at Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice’s Hospice House. The 2016 Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walk events are scheduled for May 1st in Farmington and May 15th in Auburn. The Dream Team is one of the many teams that host fundraising events throughout the year to raise money for the Hospice House. To learn more about how you can start your own team, please visit http://www.ahch.org and click on “Special Events”.

“The Dream Team is excited to host our second Soup, Chili and Chowder Challenge. Last year’s event featured 16 participants sharing a wide variety of tasty dishes. We are expecting an even larger turnout this year,” states Kate Sicotte, Dream Team Co-Captain. “In addition, we are particularly delighted to be partnering with Baxter Brewing which enables us to open the event to the public.”

 

The Dream Team will be presenting awards for People’s Choice and Judges Choice, and event attendees can sample all entries and vote for their favorite. Attendees will also be entered into a raffle just for participating. The Dream Team is also holding a 50/50 raffle and creating a cookbook featuring recipes of all the entries. Cookbooks will be available for purchase at the event for $3.00. In addition, Baxter Brewing is offering $1 off per pint with an admission ticket for participants ages 21 and older.

 

Tickets can be purchased the day of the event and are $12 for adults and $6 for children. Those under age 4 eat free. You can also purchase tickets ahead of time at a discounted rate. Tickets bought in advance are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be purchased at Baxter Brewing, Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Lewiston office located at 15 Strawberry Avenue and at the Hospice House at 236 Stetson Road in Auburn.

 

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice turns 50 in January of 2016. For the past 50 years, AHCH has grown to become known as one of Maine’s most respected home health and hospice care agencies. AHCH is an independent, non-profit, Medicare certified, and The Joint Commission accredited home health and hospice agency that cares for the health, independence, and quality of life of Maine residents and their families in the comfort of their home and community. What started as a one-room operation providing care to residents of L/A with just a handful of employees, has blossomed into a community based agency with offices in Wilton, Bridgton, Oxford, Manchester, Lewiston and the first 14-bed Hospice House facility in Auburn that will be celebrating its 10 year Anniversary in November 2015. AHCH has a staff of over 430 employees, who along with their 280 volunteers, provide care and support services to residents in Androscoggin, Oxford, Franklin, northern Cumberland, western Kennebec and bordering communities in Sagadahoc and Somerset counties. Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice has been at the forefront of home health and hospice care offering innovative treatments, programs and services that best meet the needs of our patients.

 
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