Maine Legislature honors Down East Hospice Volunteers 40 years of Compassionate Care

Maine Legislature honors Down East Hospice Volunteers 40 years of Compassionate Care

On October 13, Representative Anne Perry and Senator Marianne Moore presented Down East Hospice Volunteers Executive Director Barb Barnett and Board President Paul Strickland with a Legislative Sentiment. This Sentiment is signed by President of the Senate Troy Jackson, Secretary of the Senate Darek Grant, Speaker of the House Ryan Fecteau and Clerk of the House Robert Hunt. It was introduced by Representative Perry and cosponsored by Senator Moore.

“Given this fourteenth day of September, 2021 at the State Capitol Augusta, Maine

Be it known to all that We, the Members of the Senate and House of Representatives, join in recognizing Down East Hospice Volunteers,

of Calais, which has served the people of the State for 40 years by providing compassionate care and companionship to the terminally ill and their families and 

caregivers and bereavement support to those touched by the death of a loved one. We extend our appreciation and best wishes; And be it ordered that this official expression of sentiment be sent forthwith on behalf of the 130th Legislature and the people of the State of Maine.”

For information about receiving free volunteer hospice services, to become a hospice volunteer or to donate to DEHV, call 454-7521 extension 126, or visit or downeasthospice


(from left Senator Marianne Moore, Paul Strickland DEHV Board President, Barbara Barnett DEHV Executive Director

and Representative Anne Perry)

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