Local Restaurants to Cater Hospice of Chattanooga ‘Healing Hearts Family Nights,’ Beginning Feb. 7

Olive Garden and Jason’s Deli are the first restaurant partners to serve meals at Hospice of Chattanooga family support group dinners.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2018) – Jason’s Deli and Olive Garden have partnered with Hospice of Chattanooga to provide meals for Healing Hearts Family Nights, starting Thursday, Feb. 7.

The two local eateries are first to cater the long-running family support group dinners, which are held the first and third Thursday of each month at the Hospice of Chattanooga Bereavement Center, located 4411 Oakwood Drive.

“We are grateful to Olive Garden and Jason’s Deli for their delicious cuisine and faithful support of Healing Hearts Family Nights. These twice-monthly dinners have long brought fellowship, comfort and healing to bereaved Chattanooga families. We invite other Chattanooga area restaurants to join us for these family support dinners, which play an important role for those making their journey through the grieving process,” said Tracy L. Wood, president and CEO of Hospice of Chattanooga.

Healing Hearts Family Nights offer healing for children ages 5 and up, teens and adults in age-appropriate breakout groups. Dinner is served at 5 p.m., with groups starting at 5:30 p.m. and ending at 6:45 p.m.The events are free and open to the Chattanooga community, but registration is required to prepare for each evening’s group.

Healing Hearts Family Night groups will not meet in the event that Hamilton County Schools are closed due to a weather-related emergency.

For more information, contact Susan Latta at (423) 805-7112.

These twice-monthly dinners have long brought fellowship, comfort and healing to bereaved Chattanooga families. 

Tracy L. Wood, president and CEO of Hospice of Chattanooga
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About Hospice of Chattanooga

Founded in 1980, Hospice of Chattanooga offers a variety of family-focused services that seek to meet the medical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients during their end-of-life journey, and to support their loved ones through the process and beyond. Chattanooga’s first and longest-running hospice organization also offers palliative care services for the chronically ill who are not facing a terminal diagnosis and special programs for children facing life-limiting illnesses. Hospice of Chattanooga serves patients and families in Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina. More information is available at www.hospiceofchattanooga.org or by calling (423) 892-4289.

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