November 12, 2023, Letter to the Editor, After a 5-year hiatus, Bluegrass for Hospice 2023 turned out to be an overwhelming success. Better than any one year from 2009-2018 when I originally put on the event. On Saturday October 28th at the Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills with a crowd of just under 500 attendees, $44,141.00 was given to the Hospice of St. Mary’s in support of their Hospice House in Callaway, MD. I believe my Dad, Johnny Armsworthy, who I did this in memory of, would’ve been proud and as he would always say, “you did too much and got too much stuff” (door prizes/silent auction). There’s been a lot of changes in 5 years. Some people have passed, health wouldn’t allow some to participate as before, and some businesses couldn’t offer like before because of the economy. But there were many who attended my first Bluegrass for Hospice in 2009 and returned every year until the last one in 2018. Although it’s been 5 years, many of you returned. This was an event that brought the community out where some friends and acquaintances have not seen each other in a long time. Bluegrass Music has a way […]
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