Wednesday, March 18, 2009

VIVA! 2009

Haven Hospice’s bayou bash—ViVA! 2009—returns for a fifth year!
Buy your tickets now…sold out in 2008!

WHAT: ViVA! 2009—A Bayou Bash, featuring music, dancing and other bayou festivities, Cajun cuisine by Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille, live and silent auctions of vacation adventures, jewelry, a private wine-tasting party and more.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2009.

WHERE: This fifth annual benefit for Haven Hospice returns to the Rembert Farm in Alachua, Florida.

WHO: Reservations and tickets are required. The cost is $125 per guest. For tickets or more information on becoming a sponsor of ViVA! 2009 -- A Bayou Bash on Sat., April 18, contact (352) 271-4662, email, or log onto

WHY: One hundred percent of the proceeds from ViVA! 2009 support patient care, services and the many programs provided by Haven Hospice that are otherwise unfunded.

About Haven Hospice
Haven Hospice is North Florida’s expert in end-of-life and palliative care and is one of three 2008 Circle of Life Award® winners nationwide to be recognized as leaders in improving the care of patients near the end of life or with life-threatening conditions. Haven Hospice has also been recognized as a Florida Pacesetter for its leadership in promoting living wills. Haven Hospice has served more than 44,000 patients and families since 1979 and has been licensed in Florida as a not-for-profit hospice since 1980. For more information, visit or call 800-727-1889.

Haven Hospice is an affiliate of SantaFe HealthCare, a family of community-based, not-for-profit organizations serving Floridians throughout all phases of life. In addition to Haven Hospice, SantaFe HealthCare also operates AvMed Health Plans, which serves over 240,000 commercial and Medicare members throughout Florida, and SantaFe Senior Living, which operates senior living retirement community in Gainesville, Clearwater and Miami.

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