13th Annual Suncoast Hospice Beach Stroll
General Event Information
Individuals and teams are invited to participate in the 13th Annual Suncoast Hospice Beach Stroll Saturday, May 4. Walkers can choose from two locations, Clearwater Beach beginning and ending at the Palm Pavilion Beachside Grill, 10 Bay Esplanade or St. Pete Beach at the Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Boulevard. Proceeds benefit those served by Suncoast Hospice’s family of programs.
Registration is at 8 a.m. and walking starts at 9 a.m. Parking at Clearwater Beach will be free until noon at the City of Clearwater Rockaway Pier lot (adjacent to Palm Pavilion) and Bay Esplanade lot (next to Beach Recreation Center). Both family-friendly walks are approximately 3-miles long.
There is no cost to attend but walkers are encouraged to collect pledges ahead of time and bring them to the stroll registration. Those who collect a minimum of $25 in pledges will receive a T-shirt. Additional prizes are available to those who raise $50 and $100 or more. Music, snacks, and refreshments are available at both sites.
Founded more than 35 years ago by volunteers, Suncoast Hospice is a community-based, not-for-profit organization committed to serving its community. Its mission of care focuses on persons with chronic or serious illnesses and extends to those acting as caregivers or working through grief and trauma. Suncoast Hospice is known for its innovative service delivery, social change advocacy, technological development and compassionate care. In addition to providing care in private homes and apartments, Suncoast Hospice serves those who reside in nursing homes, ALFs, care centers, hospitals – all settings. Volunteers remain vital to the fabric of the organization, as evidenced by the more than 287,000 hours contributed by volunteers in the most recent fiscal year. To contact Suncoast Hospice, please call 727 HOSPICE(467-7423) or logon to www.suncoasthospice.org.