RARITAN TWP., NJ – The community-wide celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Hunterdon Hospice is underway on the grounds of Hunterdon Regional Community Health on Route 31 South, just behind Yesterday’s Treasures Thrift Shop.

The event that includes food trucks, live music, crafts, face painting, door prizes, games, a health fair and more continues until 3 p.m.

A dedication of the Hunterdon Hospice Memorial Garden was held to commemorate all those for whom Hunterdon Hospice has provided support and care. All are invited to paint memory rocks that will be placed in the garden as a memorial to their loved ones.

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Attendees are encouraged to bring a chair or picnic blanket to enjoy the festivities, included a performance from the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra brass quintet.

There will be additional musical performances by local favorites, including Crossroads, who plays for the Hunterdon Hospice Annual Memorial Service.

Since 1979, Hunterdon Hospice, Inc has been providing patients and their loved ones  the physical, spiritual and emotional support needed during the end of life journey. The Hunterdon Hospice, Inc team includes physicians, nurses, social workers, Certified Home Health Aides, volunteers, pharmacist support, nutritionists, and physical and occupational therapy when appropriate.