Beatrice–An idea that started last year between two staff members at the Beatrice Community Hospital is becoming a reality this month. A dedication ceremony is scheduled this Sunday for the Infant Memorial Garden located in the Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Beatrice.
O-B Nurses Jill Allen and Leslie Sharp first talked about the Infant Garden idea in 2017 and approached the Director of the Hospital Foundation Sam Rennick…
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Allen says she and Sharp felt it was important for parents to have a place to go locally to reflect and grieve…
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Rennick says after visiting with Allen and Sharp he started conversations with other individuals including funeral directors, landscapers and other B-C-H employees….
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The Garden is located on the easy side of the St. Joseph Cemetery. Rennick says a non-denominational dedication will take place this Sunday at 2 p-m for the general public…
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Rennick says anyone interested in donating to the Garden project can contact his office at the hospital.