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Snowline Hospice honors 40 years of volunteering

Forty years ago, President Richard Nixon declared the first National Volunteer Week to recognize Americans who give of their time and talents to benefit others. This was the same year, 1974, that the Connecticut Hospice — one of the first hospices in the country — opened its doors changing the way dying persons were cared […]

Snowline Hospice has dresses for homecoming

For the first time, Snowline Hospice’s Folsom store is putting on a Homecoming Dress Event. This event will be similar to the annual prom event that Snowline puts on in February, but it features dresses for homecoming. Each homecoming dress will be offered at a bargain price of only $20 with a Student ID card […]

Heard over the back fence: Join the Snowline Hospice stores’ photo contest

ANATOMY LESSON NEEDED: 
Paul and Wendy Chafer forwarded the following “Feel Smarter” quote: “I’ve never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.” — Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball player HOSPICE PHOTO CONTEST: 
Snowline Hospice is inviting their customers, of all ages, to participate in a “Fashion Photo Contest.” Winning entries […]

Snowline Hospice begins ‘Link-Up’ campaign

Healing All Together — Snowline Hospice’s Place for Grieving Children, Teens and Their Families began as a pilot program in January 2009 as a place where boys and girls (and their families) could work through their feelings after the death of a loved one. During the past five school years, 98 children ages 5 to […]

Snowline Hospice

EDITOR: How fortunate that our community has Snowline Hospice. My husband Augie was in hospice care for about eight months. During that time the loving and thoughtful care that was provided for him and our family was incomparable. From the people on the phone, to volunteers and professional people, and also the Robinson Pharmacy and […]

Snowline Hospice educates community about special care

Snowline Hospice is sharing what a valuable service hospice and palliative care are to the community and what services are available. “Coping with a serious or life-limiting illness is not easy. In fact, it might be the hardest work you’ll ever do. Working with doctors and hospitals, navigating the maze of care needs, figuring out […]

Snowline Hospice recognizes veteran’s contributions

It surprises many Americans to learn that 25 percent of all deaths in the U.S. are veterans. That’s 1,800 people a day; more than 680,000 veterans every year. These heroic Americans deserve recognition for their military service — particularly at the end of life’s journey. Snowline Hospice is grateful for the important contributions made by […]

Best Thrift Store: Snowline Hospice Thrift Stores

If there was ever an opportunity to shop for a good cause, this is it. Snowline Hospice, which gives care to people nearing the end of their lives, operates six thrift stores, five of them in El Dorado County. Proceeds from thrift store sales go to help support the mission of Snowline Hospice, “Serving our […]

Snowline Hospice salutes volunteers

April 15 to 21 is National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize the caring individuals that give of their time and talents to organizations and causes that rely on the gift of service. Of particular note would be America’s hospice volunteers who support patients and family coping with serious and life-limiting illness. Many hospice volunteers […]

Snowline Hospice rebuttal

EDITOR: It’s disturbing, albeit understandable, how a consumer could be disgruntled with current prices at shopping centers and at our local Snowline Hospice Thrift Store. Because of our many dedicated volunteers,whose duties include pricing, various items could range from absurdity to sublime on any given day. However, many times these prices are negotiable by the […]

Snowline Hospice and their prices

EDITOR: Just read the letter from a disappointed Hospice Thrift Store customer. I agree that the “Empire” that Snowjob Hospice has become has lost some of the courtesy towards those in need. There seems to be a trend toward using so-called “Pricers” that arbitrarily and rather indifferently shoot out a price as if they are some […]

March 09, 2012 | Posted in Letters | Tagged | 5 Replies

Snowline Hospice: I’m not dead yet

EDITOR: Regarding the very nice article about the 30th anniversary of the Snowline Hospice: There’s at least one more living member of the original group who created Snowline. Doug Tustin was the driving force, with great assistance from Jim Upshaw, George Applebaum and Lois Booth, as well as three others who worked side by side […]

November 30, 2011 | Posted in Letters | Tagged | 1 Reply

Snowline Hospice shindig highlights organization’s founders

Highlighting the three remaining founding directors of Snowline Hospice was a 30-year celebration held Sunday at the Thompson Hill home of Tom and Judith Dillon. The three still living founders are Dr. Doug Tustin, attorney George Applebaum and Jim Upshaw, retired reverend of the Federated Church. Tustin, inspired by a hospice organization that formed in […]

Snowline Hospice: It is never too late to say thanks to veterans

It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are veterans. In El Dorado County, it is 33 percent. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Snowline Hospice has become a national partner of “We […]

New medical director joins Snowline Hospice

Dr. Jeanine Ellinwood, 46, became Snowline Hospice’s new medical director as of last month. She comes to the community organization that is dedicated to meeting the needs of  those who are nearing the end of life’s journey from  the Los Palos Medical Association in Salinas where she was in private practice since 1996. Ellinwood was also […]

Tool time at Snowline Hospice store

It’s summer — the time of year that beckons us outdoors with warm sunny days that stretch into lazy summer evenings spent on the front porch. It’s the perfect time to start on those home repair or building projects you’ve been planning, and chances are we have just the right tool for every job. A […]

8-19-11 “Healing All Together” – Snowline Hospice program

FUNDRAISER FOR HEALING: The “Healing All Together” Snowline Hospice program is a place where boys and girls, and their families, can work through their feelings after the death of a loved one. Link-up polls are now located at the six Snowline Thrift Stores and at the Snowline Hospice office, 6520 Pleasant Valley Rd., Diamond Springs. […]

Snowline Hospice Folsom Thrift Store holds prom event

With high school proms just around the corner and everyone looking for a bargain, Folsom Thrift Store, at 616 East Bidwell St., is hosting its annual event “A Prom Dress to Remember” on Saturday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 300 beautiful gowns have been saved all year from among generous […]

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Volunteers are the heart and soul of Snowline Hospice

John Litwin is 96 years old and he’s dying. He has cancer and he is on hospice care. “I’ve been on hospice for about a year. My wife was on it when she got sick and they were really good to her. You can go into hospice and still have doctors care for you. I […]

We couldn’t have made the final journey without Snowline Hospice

EDITOR: Since September my husband was under the care of Snowline Hospice. I am extremely grateful for the compassionate and professional care given to my husband by all of the hospice nurses, aides and volunteers. In particular his nurses Terry and Mary, his two aides Millie and Brandi and Cynthia, our medical social worker. I […]

Cameron Park Country Club donates to Snowline Hospice

Snowline Hospice of El Dorado County would like to recognize the Cameron Park Country Club seniors for their generous donation of $3,318. This donation was the culmination of many hours of hard work fundraising for Snowline throughout the past year. The outreach committee, led by John Ray, presented this donation to Snowline’s executive director, Michael […]

New director at Snowline Hospice makes a difference in people’s lives

Michael Schmidt is a man whose life has come full circle. He’s a fourth generation San Franciscan, who moved to Sacramento as a toddler, lived and worked all over the world, and now returns to his roots as the new executive director of Snowline Hospice. His wife Susan is the clinical director of an outpatient […]

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Snowline Hospice Thrift Stores

Best Consignment/Thrift Store: In several locations throughout the community, there’s no excuse to deny yourself the surprise pleasure of shopping for clothing, furniture, tools … just about anything you need … at Snowline’s thrift shops. Donators are quite generous, because the quality of the secondhand goods is topnotch. Call for locations and hours. 530-621-1802

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Things will go bump at the Snowline Hospice stores

The Snowline Hospice stores are getting into the spirit. SnowlineÕs annual ÒPre-HalloweenÓ Scare at the Placerville store, 455 Placerville Drive, is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All ages are welcome at this fun family event which will include face painting, a haunted house and free small pumpkins for the first 10 participants. This […]

Snowline Hospice begins Link-Up campaign for healing

Healing All Together Ñ Snowline HospiceÕs Place for Grieving Children, Teens and Their Families began as a pilot program in January 2009 as a place where boys and girls (and their families) can work through their feelings after the death of a loved one. During the past two school years, 42 children ages 5 to […]

Snowline Hospice to have big sales event

Snowline Hospice is offering a big sales event at the former Home Builders Outlet, Highway 50 and El Dorado Road. It will be two days of great fun with great deals to support a great community cause. The big sales event is Friday and Saturday and starts at 10 a.m. for a unique shopping adventure. […]

Snowline Hospice needs volunteers

Snowline Hospice has a new program called ÒHealing All Together.Ó It is a family group program for children, teens and their families who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life. Snowline is looking for volunteer facilitators for the peer support groups that meet every other Thursday evening during the school year […]

Engines revved for Snowline Hospice

More than 400 motorcycle riders are expected to join in the fun of Snowline HospiceÕs signature fund-raising event and ride the roads of Folsom and El Dorado County on June 26. The seventh annual RidinÕ for Hospice Poker Run is a five-stop ride through historical Folsom and beautiful Gold Country, beginning in Placerville and ending […]

Motorcyclists rev their engines for Snowline Hospice

More than 400 motorcycle riders are expected to join in the fun of Snowline HospicesÕs signature fund-raising event and ride the roads of Folsom and El Dorado County on June 26. The seventh annual ÒRidinÕ for Hospice Poker RunÓ is a five-stop ride through historic Folsom and beautiful Gold Country, beginning in Placerville and ending […]

City treating Snowline Hospice unfairly

Placerville EDITOR: A copy of this letter is being sent to the Placerville city manager and also members of the city council. Marty HooperÕs letter to the editor printed in the Nov. 13 edition of the Mountain Democrat said it very well as to how Snowline Hospice came to help him with excellent care for […]

I want Snowline Hospice to occupy the old Ford building

Somerset EDITOR: I would like to respond to the article in the Mountain Democrat that was published on Friday, Oct. 30. I am alarmed with the city zoning plannerÕs and PlacervilleÕs mayorÕs actions. I understand the importance of tax revenue, which is generated by our retailers, where and how the taxes are used and the […]

Snowling Hospice

Established in 1981, the nonprofit Snowline Hospice is a “community-based organization dedicated to meeting the unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those who are nearing the end of life’s journey. Our goal is to enhance the living, comfort the dying and support the grieving with compassion and dignity.” To support that, Snowline operates six […]

October 01, 2013 | Posted in Readers Choice 2013 | 1 Reply

Rotary Club-Snowline event

EDITOR: “Service Above Self” is the Rotary Club motto, and this was seen in action on Saturday, April 27 as Cameron Park Rotarians gave their time and their talents to raise funds for Healing All Together, Snowline Hospice’s Place for Grieving Children, Teens and Their Families. This club is known for its many projects, local and international, that […]

Snowline celebrates volunteers

During National Volunteer Week in April Snowline Hospice honored its core of dedicated volunteers who provide support, companionship and dignity to members of the community facing serious and life-limiting illness. “We could not do the work we do without the gifts of time and talent from our hospice volunteers who support our organization and walk with […]

Rotary and Snowline linkup to Link-Up

What: Link-Up Who: Cameron Park Rotary Club and Snowline Hospice Where: Nugget Market and CVS in El Dorado Hills; CVS in Shingle Springs, Safeway and Food 4 Less in Cameron Park and the Safeway and the Walmart in Placerville. When: Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: Free Information: 530-621-7820 The bells will be […]

You stole from Snowline

EDITOR: Snowline Thrift Store on Placerville Drive has been having problems with people stealing items from their outside sales area. There you can find furniture, file cabinets, animal cages, large play toys, etc. that overflow from inside. Two-part tags are on the items. The customer takes the right-pay-for side, and goes into the store to […]

Heard over the back fence: Colored glass day at Snowline store

EXPAND YOUR UNIVERSE:
 Clara Neilsen provided the following “Zoom Out” statement: “You can’t see the whole sky through a bamboo tube.” — Japanese proverb. GLASS COLLECTORS DAY:
A “Cavalcade of Colored Glass” will be presented tomorrow, April 13, at the Snowline Hospice Thrift Store, 455 Placerville Dr., from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be […]

Snowline is taking part in ‘Decision Day’

Snowline Hospice is participating in National Healthcare Decisions Day, Tuesday, April 16,  by providing the living will, Five Wishes, to community members who request it, free of charge from April 15 to 30. Snowline Hospice along with other national, state and community organizations are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare […]

Volunteers needed for Snowline program

Healing All Together — Snowline Hospice’s Place for Grieving Children, Teens and Their Families began as a pilot program in January 2009 as a place where boys and girls (and their families) could work through their feelings after the death of a loved one. Youth ages 5 to 18 have found a place of healing. […]

Snowline Hopsice celebrates life

Snowline Hospice’s Light A Life Remembrance Ceremony brings healing to grieving community members. For those mourning the loss of a loved one, the holiday season can be the roughest time of the entire year. For these people and for anyone who would like to memorialize the memory of someone who has passed on, be it […]

Snowline’s Spangler retiring

CAMERON PARK — For the last 23 1/2 years, Sharon Spangler has enjoyed talking with many customers and working with many people walking into the Snowline Hospice Thrift stores in El Dorado County. Spangler is retiring on Wednesday, Nov. 21, and she will cherish those memories. Prior to working for Snowline, the 64-year-old Spangler ran […]

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