(EFFINGHAM, IL) – HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital invites community members to join them for a Butterfly Release on Thursday, May 16 at 5 p.m. in the hospital Healing Garden. Butterflies previously purchased by area residents will be released during the service in honor or in memory of their loved ones. A short reception will follow.
 
“The butterfly represents the transformation of the spirit as our loved ones transition from this life,” Valerie Engelbart, Outreach Representative for HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois. “We look forward to sharing in this special time with our community.”
 
If you are interested in purchasing a butterfly or have any questions regarding the Butterfly Release, please contact Valerie Engelbart at 217-246-4167 or valerie.engelbart@hshs.org. For more information about HSHS Home Care Southern Illinois or HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois, visit hshshospice.org

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Brad Ochiltree

Manager, Marketing & Communications
HSHS Illinois
Office: (217) 464-1161
bradley.ochiltree@hshs.org

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