Join Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan’s Hospice Butterfly Release and Remember special event which will be held on Saturday, July 20th at Leila Arboretum in Battle Creek, MI.

The event begins with a free 1-mile Flutter Fun Walk at 9 am. At 10 am, the Butterfly Release and Celebration of Life begins. A special program with music will include the reading of the names of all who are being remembered or honored. At the end of the program, participants will release their butterflies. It is breath-taking to see them take flight. The event is filled with both smiles and tears; everyone agrees that it is a moving way to remember and honor a loved one.

928 W. Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49037

Registration for Walkers 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Flutter Fun Walk 9:00 a.m.
free 1-mile walk around the arboretum trail

Pick Up Butterflies 9:15 to 10:00 a.m.

Program 10:00 a.m.
please bring your own blankets and chairs

Butterfly Release 10:30 a.m.

Proceeds directly help Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan provide care and service to all those in need, regardless of individual ability to pay.

$30 Butterfly

$15 T-shirt (note 2XL & 3XL add $3)

$60 Family Pack: 4 t-shirts & a butterfly

Payment due before 7.10.19 to have your loved one’s name printed in the program.

Questions? Please call us at 269.345.0273 or email:

Thank you to our sponsors!


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