Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

February 2021

Black History Month

February 1 - February 28

BLACK HISTORY MONTH – CELEBRATING 10 AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEDICAL PIONEERS – REPOSTED FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES Hospice Care Julia Haskins, Special to AAMCNews February 25, 2019 — These trailblazers broke barriers and shattered stereotypes — and went on to conduct research, discover treatments, and provide leadership that improved the health of millions. The Flying Black Medics, created by Leonidas Harris Berry, MD, return from providing medical care and education to Cairo, Illinois, residents in 1970. – National Institutes of Health…

Find out more »

March 2021

Social Work Month

March 1 - March 31

Social Work Month is in March and is a time to celebrate the great profession of Social Work. The theme for Social Work Month 2021 is Social Workers Are Essential. Social Workers are essential to community well-being. As practitioners, social workers are trained to help people address personal and systemic barriers to optimal living. They are employed to effect positive change with individuals, families, groups and entire communities. During Social Work Month take time to learn more about the many positive…

Find out more »

National Doctor’s Day

March 30

National Doctors' Day is held every year on March 30th in the United States. It is a day to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve the community. The first Doctor's Day observance was March 30, 1933 in Winder, Georgia.  Eudora Brown Almond, wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond, decided to set aside a day to honor physicians. This first observance included the mailing greeting cards and placing flowers on graves of deceased doctors. On March 30, 1958, a Resolution Commemorating…

Find out more »

April 2021

National Volunteer Week

April 18 - April 24

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. Each year, we shine a light on the people and causes that inspire us to serve, recognizing and thanking volunteers who lend their time, talent and voice to make a difference in their communities. National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and has grown exponentially…

Find out more »

20th Annual Houston Hospice Butterfly Luncheon

April 19 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
The Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Lane
Houston, TX 77027 United States
+ Google Map

Houston Hospice 20th Annual Butterfly Luncheon is Monday, April 19, 2021 and you are invited! The Butterfly Luncheon benefiting Houston Hospice and its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. We invite you to join us for this uplifting event as we reflect on how far we have come and the bright future ahead. “Since 1996, the Houston Hospice Butterfly Program has been recognized as a leader in the advancement of pediatric hospice care,” said…

Find out more »

May 2021

National Nurses Week

May 6 @ 8:00 am - May 12 @ 5:00 pm

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. Join us in celebrating our Houston Hospice Nurses. Check back for updates.

Find out more »
2022 Houston Hospice Butterfly Luncheon

2022 Houston Hospice Butterfly Luncheon

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Lane
Houston, TX 77027 United States
+ Google Map

The 2022 Houston Hospice Butterfly Luncheon benefiting its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families is set for Friday, May 6, 2022, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Junior League of Houston. Butterfly Program Houston Hospice created the Butterfly Program to care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families. These special pediatric patients range in age from perinatal to under the age of 18. Our pediatric team consists of physicians, registered nurses, social workers, nurse’s aides,…

Find out more »

October 2021

23rd Annual Houston Hospice Spirit Award Dinner

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd.
Houston, TX 77019 United States
+ Google Map

Houston Hospice is pleased to announce that the 23rd Annual Spirit Award Dinner will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, Texas 77019. Honoree Join us as we honor Rosanette “Rose” Cullen as the recipient of the Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award. This award recognizes qualities of leadership, continuous commitment to a range of charitable causes and financial, as well as hands-on support…

Find out more »

November 2021

National Hospice Month

November 1 - November 30

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care. Hospice is not a place but high-quality care that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Palliative care brings this holistic model of care to people earlier in the course of a serious illness. “Every year, nearly 1.4 million people living with a life-limiting…

Find out more »

Trees of Light Garden Illumination Remembrance Event

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Houston Hospice, 1905 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77494 United States
+ Google Map

Image: Houston Hospice Trees of Light Garden Illumination in the Texas Medical Center November 30, 2021 This holiday season, Houston Hospice is honoring hospice patients, families, staff, volunteers, and loved ones who have passed by illuminating its Historic Garden, with 100,000 brilliant lights for all to see. The Houston Hospice Trees of Light Garden Illumination Remembrance Event is Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm at 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030 and open to the community. "What…

Find out more »
+ Export Events