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The Elizabeth Hospice recognized for the care of veterans and their families

SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elizabeth Hospice has been awarded the Large Employer of the Year Award by Disabled American Veterans (DAV), in recognition of the not-for-profit's commitment to its work with veterans. Jan Jones, CEO and president of The Elizabeth Hospice, accepted the award at the 93rd Annual State DAV Convention recently held in San Diego, California.

DAV Outstanding Large Employer Award presentation with Guy Anastasia (USN-Ret.), Elizabeth Hospice Board Member and DAV National Service Officer; Jan Jones, CEO and president of The Elizabeth Hospice; Congressman Duncan Hunter;

"On behalf of the Board of Directors, Leadership, staff and volunteers of The Elizabeth Hospice, it is a privilege to spend time with beloved veterans and their families, and thank them for their service to our country. The Elizabeth Hospice is proud to recognize those who have done our country a great honor, by allowing the organization to honor them with great care," said Jan Jones, CEO and president of The Elizabeth Hospice.

"Thank you, Elizabeth Hospice, for the work you do to better the lives of injured and ill veterans in the community. It is our privilege to recognize you for your hard work and charitable spirit," said Daniel Contreras, PSC, CEO/Adjutant of the Department of California DAV.

The Elizabeth Hospice is a proud partner in We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and has achieved Level Four Accreditation – the highest distinction possible in the We Honor Veterans program. With a focus on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment, The Elizabeth Hospice recognizes the unique needs of America's veterans and their families.

About The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice ( is the region's oldest and largest non-profit hospice program and has a 36-year tradition as the premier provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has provided services to more than 85,000 patients and families in the region regardless of their ability to pay with services provided throughout San Diego and South Riverside Counties. To learn more, call (800) 797-2050 or visit the company website at, and join their online communities on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and its Caregivers' Blog.

Contact: Lisa Marcolongo                                                                                                     
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