Gracie the Cat

(6/16/08) -Gracie the CatAn Angel in Disguise

Editor's Note: This letter was recently given to the staff of McLeod Hospice by Tiffany Miles, the family member of a patient.

Angels really do come in all shapes and sizes. Gracie is well known here at McLeod Hospice House, but for more than most people would think. She is more than just a cute, cuddly kitten, she is an inspiration to people's lives. I first met Gracie when my uncle became ill and was transferred to the Hospice Ho...

Butterfly Prints help McLeod Hospice

(6/16/08) - A painting donated to the McLeod Hospice House has been replicated by the Foundation as a fundraiser for Hospice. Mourning Into Dancing was donated by the Swintz family in 2007 in memory of family members who were cared for by Hospice staff and volunteers. Painted by Gresham artist Fred Riales, the work of art hangs prominently in the Hospice House. The Greek word for butterfly means "soul," and one of the symbols of hospice is the butterfly. The painting symbolizes patients ...

McLeod Safe Kids Hosts Day of Fun on March 28

McLeod Safe Kids will host a day of fun family activities focused on keeping kids safe. The event will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the McLeodMedicalPlaza Parking Lot (800 East Cheves Street, Florence, SC29502).

The McLeod Safe Kids Day, presented in partnership with The Elks Lodge of Florence, will include:

· Free food from The Elks Lodge of Florence along with drug awareness information

· Bicycle Rodeo with the Floren...

McLeod Safe Kids Offers Halloween Safety Tips

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal offers the following safety tips to ensure a safe and happy Halloween.

Safety Tips

·   Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft and flexible.

·   Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.

·   Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.

·   Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering befo...

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