LANCASTER — FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. will host its 11th annual Virginia Leigh Pickering Ice Cream Social on Sunday, Aug. 4. Each year FAIRHOPE hosts an ice cream social upon the anniversary of the passing of benefactor Virginia Leigh Pickering.

The Ice Cream Social will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at FAIRHOPE Pickering House, 282 Sells Road, Lancaster. 

“We honor the wishes of Virginia Leigh Pickering each year by hosting an ice cream social to celebrate life,” said Denise Bauer, FAIRHOPE President/CEO. “We love being able to pay tribute to such a beautiful person. She was an inspiration to everyone she met.” 

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