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Upcoming Fundraising Events

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The Compassionate Care Hospice Society will be on site volunteering for the Father's Day Car Show! Many thanks to the Pidherney family for allowing us the opportunity to raise funds and awareness for our organization during this incredible community event!

Past Fundraising Events

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Thank you to our sponsors, attendees and volunteers who ensured that the 2023 Halloween Bash was a smashing success! 

Thank you to everyone who attended our Charity BBQ at Rainbow Ford on July 8th, 2023! 
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Merv and Earlyne Pidherney would like to extend an invitation to a Father's Day celebration at the Swervyn' Mervyn Pitstop! Come out and enjoy Merv's private collection of antiques, lunch and refreshments.

This event will take place June 18th, 2023 - starting at 10:00am - 3:00pm.

Bring your shined up ride for everyone to see!

Map will be posted prior to event. Lunch available by donation to CCHS. 


The 2023 Walk for Hospice was a huge success with 80 participants and over $12,000 raised for Hospice Care in Clearwater County! 

The 2023 CCHS Walk For Hospice takes place Saturday May 27th at the Rocky Arena!


Prizes for Best Dressed & Most Money Raised


Registration includes a Cheeseburger Lunch in the family-friendly Curling Lounge


Door Prizes & Silent Auction


We hope you can join us! Email to register or for more info.


Sponsorship opportunities available!

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Many thanks to our event sponsors

who made this possible:

Hiit It Fitness

The Safety Depot

Genesis Fitness

Cow Lake Store & Resort

Evergreen COOP- donated all water

Trimline Signs & Graphics

Rainbow Ford

Eldorado Pressure Services

Rocky Dodge

Donna’s Dental

Canadian Tire

Gateway Companion Animal Clinic

Rocky Credit Union

Rocky Denture Clinic

Precision Autobody

Walk In Closet

The Burley Beard

The Crafted Keep

Rival Trade Brewing

The Brick

Tactic Solutions

Civic Tire

The Plant Ranch

George’s Kitchen (Cow Lake Restaurant)

Edwards Garage

Boston Pizza


Great Canadian Dollar Store

Home Hardware

Rocky Lanes

Rocky Feed Solutions


Henry’s Barbershop

Elevated Fitness & Nutrition 

Luna & Light Alternative & Holistic Services

Pied Piper Dog Training

West Country Greenhouse

Scottie's Challenge at St. Matthew Catholic School

Thank you St. Matthew Catholic School RMH for hosting a 2nd annual “Scotties Walk” to raise awareness for our CCHS Walk for Hospice 2023We had a great afternoon with the kiddos! Many thanks to Mrs. J and all of the outstanding school staff who made this happen. St. Matt’s sure has an incredible team and lovely students!

Thank you to everyone who placed orders! Please pick up your plants at West Country Greenhouse between May18-24. 

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In January of 2023 CCHS had the privilege of hosting a canteen at West Central High School during their Drama Club performances of "Ghost Hunt". 
Many thanks to West Central High school for offering CCHS this fundraiser, 

and to our volunteers who took time out of their busy schedules to make this happen!

Rocky's Night Out Dinner & Dance


Was a smashing success thanks to those in attendance,

our many wonderful volunteers and many generous sponsors!

Together we crushed our fundraising goal, and after expenses we raised….*drumroll please*

$25, 229!

Many thanks to all of our sponsors!

Gold Sponsor: Town of Rocky Kickstart Grant

Silver Sponsors: Eldorado Pressure Services, Pure Vida Nutrition, Canadian Tire RMH

Bronze Sponsors: The Safety Depot, Morgan & Bolton Families, Jan’s Kitchen

Dinner & Dance Sponsors:

Tana Humphrey Professional Corporation

Henry's Western Wear

Foothills Tank Rentals

Kimberly Mcdonald Remax Realtor

Dickson Fertilizer

Century 21 Westcountry Realty

Everything H2O  ltd.

Donnas Dental Hygiene

Rocky Sheet Metal & Mechanical

Rocky Mountain Dodge

Rocky Credit Union

Hit It Fitness & Nutrition 

Many thanks to our Silent Auction & Door prize sponsors!

Please take a look at our Facebook & Instagram post to show all of our generous sponsors some love and give their pages a follow!


Jan’s kitchen stepped up for our little society preparing the meal without any labor costs! All of the Jan’s kitchen crew

(and a few other volunteers from our community) generously donated their time preparing an exceptional meal & midnight lunch.

Randi Boulton Music gave us chills with her phenomenal performance. Thank you for everything Randi!


Thank you Rocky for your overwhelming support of our biggest fundraiser of the year!

These funds will go a long way in our society providing hospice care, bereavement programs,

volunteer training and memorial events for our community.

Cheers to you!

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Rival Trade Brewing
1st Annual Chili Cook-Off


This event was a great success! 9 businesses stepped up to compete and all made exceptional chili!

Over $3000 was raised for hospice care in Clearwater County! 


People's Choice Winner- Eldorado Pressure Services

Judge's Choice Winner- Edwards Garage


Thank you Rival Trade Brewing for the opportunity to raise funds & awareness in support of

the Compassionate Care Hospice Society. 

Contest was open to all Rocky Mountain House & area businesses.

"People's Choice" voting was open to the public who purchased tasting tickets. 

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Charity BBQ & Casual Show & Shine  
@Rainbow Ford

August 27 @11am-2pm

Many thanks to everyone who joined us Saturday August 27th, 2022 for a delicious BBQ lunch in support of the Compassionate Care Hospice Society.


Vehicle enthusiasts were encouraged to take part in a casual Show & Shine. 

Thank you Rainbow Ford for the opportunity to raise funds and awareness for our organization! 

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Thank you to everyone who attended our very first Canning for a Cause fundraiser! This event was a great success thanks to the hard work of our volunteers. We hope to host another Canning for a Cause fundraiser in the near future. 


Grab a friend and join us July 24 for a beginners canning class!

Our Canning Pros will guide you as we prepare 2 different menu items together and preserve them using the "water bath" method. Each participant will get a jar of each menu item and recipes to take home.  

Throughout the class we will discuss best practices and safety tips related to pressure canning and long term fruit and vegetable storage.

Sponsorship opportunities available!
Email Melissa at
for a sponsorship package. 

Tickets go on sale June 21st
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On May 12th, 2022 Scottie Vickers challenged St.  Matthew Catholic School to get outside and walk for Hospice awareness. 

St. Matts sure "stepped up" for the challenge as every student in the school got outside to see how far they could walk in about an hour's time. Students were encouraged to bring a toonie for the Compassionate Care Hospice Society and raised nearly $400! Great job St. Matts! 

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CCHS Executive Director Jessica Bozman and Scottie Vickers met with the St. Matthew Catholic School Pre-K class to discuss Scottie's Challenge and head outside for a beautiful sunny walk. 

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Walk For Hospice

*UPDATE* This event was a great success!

We hope you join us for the 2023 Walk for Hospice! 


The 2022 CCHS Walk for Hospice event runs May 14th.

Registration opens April 4th! Registration includes a cheeseburger lunch. 


The "Butterfly Walk" is a casual stroll for

those who don't wish to commit to a full 5K.

Door prizes drawn at 1pm in the Curling Lounge.

Must be present to win. 


More details coming soon!

Keep an eye on our Facebook Page 

to stay in the loop. 



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Walk for Hospice 2021

Week long Event

May 15th- May 22nd 

This year we welcome longtime Hospice Supporter Ron Scottie Vickers who will be completing a 50 km hike to raise money for CCHS on May 22nd!

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Hospice Hike 2021

Ronnie Scottie Vickers is a member of the British Nordic Walking Association and also a proud member of the Masonic Lodge Lochearn # 151 of Rocky Mountain House.


Ron Vickers, who is known to RMH residents as “Scottie," has been a great advocate for Hospice Care for many years. Scottie also has a great love for Nordic Walking. He took up the sport at the age of 69 and has been completing marathons ever since. You can often find Scottie hiking along the streets and paths of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta during his Nordic Hike Training sessions.


Nordic Walking, which dates back to the 1960’s, was developed by the Finnish Olympic Cross Country Ski Team, who devised a way to do dryland training in the summer to keep their fitness levels up. You’ll often see Scottie using the Nordic Walking Poles which were created similar to ski poles, which helps to propel walkers on hard surfaces, using their upper and lower body to get more of a full body workout. Scottie has been using Nordic Walking as his personal fitness program since 2015.


It wasn’t long until Scottie realized he could combine his love of Nordic Walk with his devotion to Hospice Palliative Care. Scottie Vickers teamed up with Red Deer Hospice and entered into Red Deer’s Woody’s Marathon over the past few years in order to raise money for their much needed hospice care. This year Scottie will be partaking in the Compassionate Care Hospice Society (2016) Walk for Hospice by enduring a 50 km Nordic Ultramarathon, on the outskirts of Rocky Mountain House, on May 22, 2021. This will be with the support of the Rocky Masons and CCHS volunteer members. All money raised will be donated directly to the Compassionate Care Hospice Society (2016) in RMH. 


A little bit about the Freemasons: this society dates back the 17th century and is a fraternal organization of men who have the belief of a supreme being and trying to do good for the betterment of mankind. There are many Masonic Lodges throughout Canada and the world, with one settled in the Town of Rocky Mountain House. An example of the kindness objectives that the masonry stands by in Alberta, would be the support they give towards education each year. Each lodge, through donation of its members, donates to the Education Bursary Fund for students who may face financial challenges when it comes to post-secondary. This, among many other examples of support that the freemasons provide to their community, is why Scottie Vickers chooses to take part in the organization. CCHS is so happy and grateful to work alongside the Rocky Masons this year during this fundraiser.

If you wish to sponsor or pledge towards Scottie Vickers Ultramarathon, you can do so by E-Transfer, Mail, or pledge forms that can be found in the Compassionate Care Hospice Society Office. A fundraising page is also be set up on with proceeds going towards CCHS.




Mail: P.O Box 283, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta T4T-1A2

CCHS Office: 5010-B 50 ave, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Click on the link below to access Scotties fundraising page

CCHS Walk For Hospice


We invite you all to come join us this year for our annual Compassionate Care WALK FOR HOSPICE.  This year, (in order to keep everyone safe and to abide by the set Alberta Health Restrictions), we will be running this event a little bit differently. The walk will take place outside starting from May 15th to May 22nd, along the bike path! Walkers are invited to choose whatever day, time, and distance that works for them! 

So grab your family, kids, spouses , grandparents and head out onto the 5 km walking trail around Rocky for some fresh air.


This year we encourage you to bring along a camera to take pictures while visiting the 5 landmarks placed throughout the walking path during your walk! Think of it as a picture scavenger hunt.... fun for all ages ! 

You can participate with the scavenger hunt one of two ways:

Either upload your pictures to our Facebook page at:  

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By text to our office cellphone line:


(Please send photos together along with a team name!)

We will then upload the photos onto our website so everyone can see the participants!


So come on down the week of May 15th-May 22nd and strike a pose, make a pyramid, or just show us your BIG smiles.


If you wish to donate during this years Walk for Hospice, please feel free to visit the following link:



Etransfer to:


The Rock

Landmark #1

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Huge THANK YOU to Alberta Cruisin' & Car Shows for the support towards the Compassionate Care Hospice Society (2016) 

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