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announcements Community Hospice Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary with Supporter Driven Fundraising Campaign In celebration of Community Hospice’s 40 Year Anniversary, the Community Hospice Foundation is excited to kickoff a 40/40 Campaign! During 2019, the 40/40 Campaign will empower Community Hospice supporters to create their own fundraiser events to raise funds to support the mission of Community Hospice. “Community members often ask how they can support Community Hospice,” mentioned Melissa Van Diepen, Executive Director of the Community Hospice Foundation. “This campaign will allow participants to raise funds in a way that is meaningful to them and support the members of their community.”

“The funds raised through this project ensure that Community Hospice is always ready to answer the call when a family needs us, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.” To register or for more information about Community Hospice Foundation’s 40/40 Campaign, visit

Community Hospice Foundation is recruiting 40 teams to participate in the campaign. A team may consist of co-workers, friends, families, organizations or companies; anyone who is willing to raise funds and help support the patients, families and programs of Community Hospice.

Community Hospice is a nonprofit, community based hospice agency, serving the Central Valley since 1979. Community Hospice provides compassionate and quality care, education and support to patients and their families, regardless of the ability to pay.

Team members will be provided a fundraising website as well as essential tools, including email templates and event ideas, to help participants reach a team goal of $1,600.

Hospice and Palliative Care extends to thousands of patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities and at the 16-room Community Hospice Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides grief support services to anyone in the community at no cost. For more information call 209.578.6300 or visit

“The 40/40 Campaign has the potential raise $64,000 and impact our community in many positive ways,” added Van Diepen.

CWB CREATIONS 2019! Creations, Choreography in America comes back to the Gallo Center! A fantastic repertory program that has dazzled audiences since 2009, Creations has presented an array of contemporary and innovative ballets by renowned choreographers as well as amazing works specifically choreographed for Central West Ballet dancers.


This year’s Creations include three original works. Summer Rhapsody is a ballet drawing on summer memories at the coast depicted by images painted on a canvas of contemporary dance.


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Beneath Existence is a cutting edge work that juxtaposes a minimalist style of dance with grand scale choreography. A Parisian in New York is a new Broadway style ballet that is an inventive homage to movies like An American In Paris, complete with an original score. Creations is a mesmerizing program showcasing the beauty and power of CWB's talented dancers.

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Progress Magazine March 2019  

Progress Magazine March 2019