Mile swim in Hannawa raises $31,500
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:03 am

The Swim a Mile For Hospice fundraiser saw 63 swimmers take to the waters of the Hannawa Pond on Saturday, Aug. 3. The event raised $31,500 to support the work of Hospice in the community. Pictured from left are those who have participated in ‘Swim a Mile for Hospice’ for all 10 years of the event as a swimmer, volunteer or boater: Rae Mackey, Caroline Rushforth, former Hospice executive director Brian Gardam, Holly Shannon, Cynthia Morin, Cheryl Ellis, Helen Kenny, waterside safety coordinator Michelle Garrow, Terri Persons and sisters Kallie Whalen and Tommiann Russell. Not pictured are Jan DeWaters and Richard Edwards who swam remotely this year.