Euclid Community Invited to Hospice of the Western Reserve's 35th Annual Meeting

Guest speaker Austin Carr of the Cleveland Cavaliers

Special Guests Include Michael Heaton, Austin Carr and Genesis Lead Guitarist Daryl Stuermer

Hospice of the Western Reserve invites Collinwood friends, supporters and community partners to join its staff and volunteers for a special milestone anniversary celebration at its 35th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8, 5 p.m. The event will be held at the new Global Center for Health Innovation (formerly Cleveland Medical Mart), 1 St. Clair Ave. N.E., Cleveland. Admission and valet parking are both free, but reservations are required. To register (adults only), visit, or call 216.486.6645.

Following cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, guest speakers Michael Heaton, who writes the popular “Minister of Culture” column for The Plain Dealer, and Austin Carr of the Cleveland Cavaliers will speak about the foundation and strength of Northeast Ohio – culture, music and sports. One of the evening’s highlights will be an acoustic duo performance by Daryl Stuermer, lead guitarist of Genesis and an original member of the Phil Collins band.

The event will highlight Hospice of the Western Reserve’s role as both a pioneer and an innovator of the hospice movement in the U.S. Commemorating 35 years of service in the Northeast Ohio community, the milestone meeting will highlight the agency’s history of innovation, explore how its mission is woven into the fabric of the community and preview its vision. Several awards will be presented honoring exemplary support for the agency’s mission. Employees observing five or more years of service will be also be honored and recognized. Sponsors of the meeting are OPOC.US, The Adcom Group, Inc., Hanson Services, GMS Group Management Services, Key Bank, Howard, Wershbale & Co. and Tri-County Ambulance, Inc.

Beachland Ballroom to Host Benefit Concert Aug. 9, Second Day of Anniversary Celebration

The Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd., will welcome world-renowned Daryl Stuermer and his newest project, Daryl Stuermer Band, for a special concert benefiting patients and families of Hospice of the Western Reserve on Friday, Aug. 9, 8 p.m. An exclusive “Cocktail Party/Meet and Greet” with Stuermer is available before the show, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Limited tickets are available. To purchase tickets for the benefit concert, visit

Virtuoso lead guitarist Daryl Stuermer of the super-group Genesis and Phil Collins has been touring the world to sold-out crowds since 1978, creating the signature guitar sound of the Phil Collins mega hits “In the Air Tonight” and “Easy Lover.” As co-writer of the Phil Collins 1989 Grammy Award-Winning, Billboard No. 4 single “Something Happened on the Way to Heaven,” Stuermer continues to write music for his eight solo albums of original music and to cover his favorite Genesis tunes along the way. His new band offers an exciting fusion of Stuermer’s unique Genesis renditions. Together, with a five-piece band and sensational light show, they create an unforgettable evening that reinvents the Genesis experience.

Laurie Henrichsen

Public & Media Relations, Hospice of the Western Reserve

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Volume 4, Issue 7, Posted 2:55 PM, 08.09.2013