July 23, 2015

Unity Hospice Invites Local Veterans to Participate in the Veterans History Project

Unity Hospice invites area veterans to share their story of wartime to be submitted to the Library of Congress through the Veterans History Project

Unity Hospice is inviting veterans in their surrounding communities to share their stories of wartime to be submitted to the Library of Congress through a nationally-recognized program called the Veterans History Project. One of the world’s most respected research and cultural institutions, the Library of Congress will preserve these stories for future generations so they can better understand American history and the realities of war.

Interested veterans are invited to any of Unity Hospice’s office buildings to share their personal narrative in the form of unedited video recorded interviews. All veterans are welcome to share their story, regardless of wartime service. Interviews will be conducted at the following times and Unity Hospice locations:

St. Louis, Mo. – 6406 Wise Ave: August 17-23
Collinsville, Ill. – 1604 Eastport Plaza Drive: August 24-30
Rochelle, Ill. – 1201 S. 7th Street: Sept. 28-Oct. 4
Merrillville, Ind. – 8407 Virginia Street: Oct. 26-Nov. 1
Chicago, Ill. – 700 S. Clinton Street: Nov. 2-6
Skokie, Ill. – 4101 Main Street: Nov. 9-13

Dates and times may be altered to fit your schedule if you are interested in participating in this wonderful program. Read more about the Veterans History Project on their website at www.loc.gov/vets/.

For more information about this community Veterans History Project or to schedule a time to share your story, please contact Unity Hospice Director of Program Development Brenda McGarvey at (618) 954-6114 or volunteers@unityhospice.com.

“I encourage veterans to take the opportunity to record their story of military service for the Veterans History Project through this outreach program of Unity Hospice. They will be performing another patriotic act by ensuring the account of their service and sacrifice will be preserved for the nation at the Library of Congress to instruct and inspire future generations. Congratulations to Unity Hospice for their efforts to also insure these accounts will become a valued treasure for veterans’ families.” – Bob Patrick, Director, Veterans History Project

About Unity Hospice
Founded in 1992, Unity Hospice is a family owned and operated hospice and palliative care company committed to providing comprehensive care, support and education to people facing a life-limiting illness, those who care for them and the community. Unity Hospice offers care of the highest quality by licensed and competent staff in accordance with laws & regulations and accepted standards of practice. With the dedication to make their patients’ days comfortable, Unity Hospice provides an interdisciplinary approach to each individual and family, in which they go above and beyond everyday to meet their needs.

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