FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Northumberland County, ON – Aug. 17, 2023 – We are thrilled to invite you to join us for the return of Annual ‘Hike, Bike and Bark for Hospice’ event on Sunday, October 1st, 2023 at 9 a.m. in Victoria Park, Cobourg!

This year, is a one-day event designed to bring our community together to celebrate, remember and raise funds for the Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre Foundation.

The Foundation’s purpose is to raise funds to support the operation of Community Care Northumberland’s hospice service programs in our community including the Palliative Care Community Team and Volunteer Hospice Visiting program which operate alongside the 24/7 end-of-life care provided at Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre, all offered at no cost to the client.

This year, Hike, Bike and Bark for Hospice is all about flexibility and fun!

Whether you’re an individual, a family, or a team, you can be part of this incredible journey. Choose your activity – hike, bike, or walk your furry friend. We’ll have a 1km and 5km route to choose from! Plus, we’re excited to be back in charming Victoria Park, Cobourg!

After the success of our hybrid event in past years, we are excited to announce that participants can now collect their registration kits on the day of the event. Sign in and registration starts at 9am! Each kit includes a snazzy t-shirt, a scrumptious cookie from Roda’s Kitchen, and other goodies & surprises!

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our signature sponsors, Tina Hubicki and Lee Caswell of Bosley Real Estate Ltd., as well as our community sponsors. Your unwavering support fuels our mission.

Trish Baird, CEO, Community Care Northumberland says, “This event holds a special place in our hospice community hearts as a long standing fundraising and awareness event.  Supporting people and their families in the community who are facing a life limiting illness is key to offering a full spectrum of hospice services.”

Tina Hubicki and Lee Caswell of Bosley Real Estate Ltd. express, “Being part of this annual event for such a worthy cause is a privilege. We are proud to support the wonderful work of Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre.”

To register for or learn more about this event, please visit:

Northumberland Hospice |

If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor or learning more about this opportunity, please contact Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre’s Donor Relations and Communications Office at 905-885-0466.

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Trish Baird                                                                   Joel Scott

Chief Executive Officer                                                Director, Donor Relations & Communications

Community Care Northumberland                           Community Care Northumberland

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Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre is a hospice centre in Hamilton Township that opened in the fall of 2020.  The Centre provides a comfortable setting to receive palliative support from early family engagement and beyond at no cost to hospice clients and their families. An integral service of Community Care Northumberland, Ed’s House acts as a centralized ‘hub’ for CCN’s interdisciplinary hospice services team by providing caregiver support, palliative outreach and education, health system navigation and grief and bereavement support in addition to resident hospice care.