Events

Grief Support and Education (Six-Week Course)

Thursday, March 5, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

This is a six-week daytime support group running from March 5 - April 9, 2020. The group takes place between 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. once a week. The group is open to adults 18 years of age or older. Anyone who has lost a loved one through death is welcome to attend. Participants are asked to attend all six weeks of the class every Thursday. Contact the HSWV Bereavement Department at 304-255-6404 to sign up.


Grief Support and Education (Six-Week Course)

Thursday, March 12, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

This is a six-week daytime support group running from March 5 - April 9, 2020. The group takes place between 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. once a week. The group is open to adults 18 years of age or older. Anyone who has lost a loved one through death is welcome to attend. Participants are asked to attend all six weeks of the class every Thursday. Contact the HSWV Bereavement Department at 304-255-6404 to sign up.


Grief Support and Education (Six-Week Course)

Thursday, March 19, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

This is a six-week daytime support group running from March 5 - April 9, 2020. The group takes place between 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. once a week. The group is open to adults 18 years of age or older. Anyone who has lost a loved one through death is welcome to attend. Participants are asked to attend all six weeks of the class every Thursday. Contact the HSWV Bereavement Department at 304-255-6404 to sign up.


Grief Support and Education (Six-Week Course)

Thursday, March 26, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

This is a six-week daytime support group running from March 5 - April 9, 2020. The group takes place between 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. once a week. The group is open to adults 18 years of age or older. Anyone who has lost a loved one through death is welcome to attend. Participants are asked to attend all six weeks of the class every Thursday. Contact the HSWV Bereavement Department at 304-255-6404 to sign up.


Grief Support and Education (Six-Week Course)

Thursday, April 2, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

This is a six-week daytime support group running from March 5 - April 9, 2020. The group takes place between 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. once a week. The group is open to adults 18 years of age or older. Anyone who has lost a loved one through death is welcome to attend. Participants are asked to attend all six weeks of the class every Thursday. Contact the HSWV Bereavement Department at 304-255-6404 to sign up.


Grief Support and Education (Six-Week Course)

Thursday, April 9, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

This is a six-week daytime support group running from March 5 - April 9, 2020. The group takes place between 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. once a week. The group is open to adults 18 years of age or older. Anyone who has lost a loved one through death is welcome to attend. Participants are asked to attend all six weeks of the class every Thursday. Contact the HSWV Bereavement Department at 304-255-6404 to sign up.


Grief Support Group

Monday, April 13, 2020
6 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

Hospice of Southern West Virginia’s Grief Support Group is designed to help those who have lost a loved one, regardless of whether their loved one was in hospice care. The free support group is for anyone 18 years of age and older at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley. Please call the Social Services/Bereavement Department at (304) 255-6404 for more information.


Camp Hope

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - Thursday, June 18, 2020
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Glade Springs Resort

Hospice of Southern West Virginia's Bereavement/Social Services Department is proud to host Camp Hope. It is a bereavement camp for children ages 7-17 who are coping with the death of a significant person. Camp Hope is free to all participants, but registration is required. If transportation is a problem, assistance is available. To register or for more information, please contact the Social Services Coordinator at (304) 255-6404.


Friends of Charity Auto Fair

Friday, July 17, 2020 - Saturday, July 18, 2020
8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Raleigh County Memorial Airport

Friends of Charity Auto Fair

The 16th Annual Friends of Charity Auto Fair is one of the state's premier car show and festivals.  Held on the spacious grounds of the Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beckley, West Virginia, the show features hundreds of rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, motorcycles, tuners, and trucks from all years. Additionally you will find arts and crafts vendors, local business representatives, and food vendors. The event is concluded with a Saturday Night Concert featuring musical performances by well-known performers and up & coming future stars. Proceeds from the FOCAF will benefit Hospice of Southern West Virginia and Brian's Safehouse. 

To register a show vehicle or to purchase tickets for the Auto Fair, please click here.


Hospice Sailing Regatta

Friday, August 14, 2020 - Sunday, August 16, 2020
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Battle Run, Summersville Lake

Hospice Sailing Regatta

Join the Sewell Mountain Sailing Association and Hospice of Southern West Virginia for the 9th Annual “Mountain Mama Hospice Regatta” at Summersville Lake. This three-day event is held at the Battle Run Beach Picnic Shelter at Summersville Lake. The annual event at Summersville Lake has raised more than $60,000 since 2011, each year helping Hospice of Southern West Virginia provide compassionate care to thousands of people in their final days of life. 

Dozens of sailors are expected to participate in sailboat races along with silent and live auctions and a carnival for children. Please call Bob Rodak for more details on the regatta at (304) 437-0251.


Bereavement Support Groups

Bereavement Support Groups for adults ages 18 and older are held in various locations throughout the year. These groups are free and are open not only to families who have had loved ones receive care from Hospice of Southern WV, but are also available to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one through death. Sometimes dates and/or locations of these groups are subject to change, and changes may be made in the case of inclement weather. Please call our bereavement department at 304-255-6404 in advance to confirm the date, time and location of the group you are interested in attending.

Grief Support

A safe, supportive space to mourn and share.

Second Monday of every month. 6:00-7:30 pm at Bowers Hospice House