Catawba Regional Hospice was pleased to accept the generous donation of a gift basket from Catawba Chapter 124 of the Order of the Eastern Star on October 19, 2012. Benefiting the patients of the Sherrills Ford Hospice House, the basket was presented by Lisa Shuping, current Worthy Matron, and Kittie Forbes, chapter Marshall. Accepting on behalf of CRH was Evelyn Fox Ross, Community Development Coordinator.
The Catawba chapter of the OES was chartered in June of 1952. Its 58 current members are involved in statewide service projects that include donations and service to local food banks, outreach to the homeless and to local nursing home residents, fundraising for the state’s four Ronald McDonald houses, and “Paws for Vets” service dog pins to benefit veterans organizations.