Chain | Cohn | Stiles joins Diwali celebration with India Association of San Joaquin Valley

October 28, 2014 | 9:10 am


Each year in the autumn, the Indian community celebrates a gazetted holiday featuring a festival of lights. The celebration can last up to five days, when people decorate their home and workplaces with electric lights or oil lamps. Also popular are bowls of water with floating candles and flowers.

The festival signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.

It’s called Diwali, which is observed throughout the Indian community in Kern County as well. And each year, the India Association of San Joaquin Valley commemorates this event in Bakersfield with a celebration, this year held on Oct. 25 at Seven Oaks Country Club.

The Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles is a proud supporter of the Indian community in the San Joaquin Valley, and this year was a sponsor for the Diwali celebration, and the association’s annual directory for members.

“We support the Indian community, which for years we have been a major part of the Bakersfield community,” said CCS attorney Neil K. Gehlawat. “We had a great time celebrating Diwali with our Indian neighbors throughout Kern County.”

The India Association of San Joaquin Valley was formed in 1974, and since then has continuously grown along with the Indian community in Kern County and the San Joaquin Valley.

“Today, the association has more than 300 paid members and is involved in a wide variety of activities and cultural program, all which bring out the rich heritage of India,” wrote Shetal Mehta, president of the India Association of San Joaquin Valley, in this year’s association directory.

The Gehlawat family has been a longtime supporter of various causes throughout Kern County, including the Diwali celebration. And Dr. Dilbagh Gehlawat has been a beloved pediatrics doctor in Delano for decades.

Neil Gehlawat concentrates his practice on personal injury, and wrongful death cases. He grew up in Bakersfield and graduated from Stockdale High School, before earning his bachelor’s degree from the UC Berkeley. He then went on to obtain his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law, before returning to Bakersfield, and joining the firm in 2012.

He is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi, and regularly assists Kern County residents of Indian background with their legal needs. If you speak Hindi or Punjabi and are in an accident or are seeking workers’ compensation assistance, call Chain | Cohn | Stiles at 661-323-4000, or visit the website Chainlaw.com.

* Editor’s Note: Neil Gehlawat is no longer an attorney with Chain | Cohn | Stiles *

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*NOTICE: Making a false or fraudulent Workers’ Compensation claim is a felony subject to up to 5 years in a prison or a fine of up to $150,000 or double the values of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.

CCS supports New Advances for People with Disabilities in hopes of ‘making a difference daily’

October 15, 2014 | 11:01 am


New Advances for People with Disabilities (NAPD) is a local nonprofit that provides critical services to some of the most vulnerable residents in Kern County.

In fact, for more than 35 years, NAPD has provided a safe and nurturing environment for more than 500 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities every single day. The organization offers programs, advocacy and skills that empower those who benefit from these services to live more productive, rewarding and independent lives.

And for the past 20 years, New Advances for People with Disabilities has hosted an annual golf tournament to make sure these services continue to be provided to these people in need. The Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles is proud to be able to help keep these services alive by serving as a sponsor and supporter of this tournament and fundraiser.

The 20th annual golf tournament will be held Friday, Oct. 17, at Buena Vista Golf Course near Taft. Tee off is at noon, with a shotgun start. Raffles and tickets drawings will be featured, as well as other prizes and packages. A steak dinner will follow the tournament, which costs $20 for dinner only. For $125 per person, you’ll get a round of golf, cart, beverages, lunch, dinner and door prizes.

All gifts are tax deductible, and all proceeds benefit New Advances for People with Disabilities. To join CCS in getting involved, call 661-395-1361.

“Fundraising aids our ability to provide innovative day programs, transportation, and many other supportive services for over 500 disabled clients,” according to NAPD.

Additionally, the golf tournament serves as the “Walter H. Cochneuer Memorial,” which honors the founder of New Advances for People with Disabilities. Cochneuer died in September 2010, and “left an incredible legacy that continues ‘making a difference daily’ in the lives of our clients,” according to the nonprofit. “Making a Difference Daily” is the motto of NAPD.

“He was a visionary and pioneer in the human service industry,” the NAPD website states. “His dedication to NAPD and its clients was extraordinary.  He accomplished his dream.”

Besides standing behind injured victims, Chain | Cohn | Stiles, since it was founded in 1934, has been a supporter of programs and services that benefit our Kern County community through donations, community services and advocacy. To learn more about the firm’s community work, visit the Community web page here.

For more information on NAPD, call 661-327-8531 or visit the web page here.

CCS plans move into historical downtown Bakersfield building

October 13, 2014 | 10:47 am


Last week, Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles completed the purchase of its next home — a two-story building in the heart of downtown Bakersfield.

As has been highlighted in local media reports this past week, the law firm is proud to be part of a continued revitalization of historical downtown Bakersfield.

This weekend, The Bakersfield Californian featured an article on the front page of Sunday’s newspaper discussing the “continuing evolution of Bakersfield’s commercial and historical core,” in particular the investment pouring into the intersection of Chester Avenue and 18th Street.

The four buildings on the intersection are in the process of being occupied, or increasing efforts to have them occupied in the near future, The Californian reported.

“Taken together, these and other changes at the intersection could signal a return to basics for an area trying to reinvent itself to bring more people back to downtown,” according to The Californian.

CCS attorney and partner Matt Clark told The Californian he optimistic and the future of the area, and is part of the reason the firm purchased the 33,000-square-foot building and a small parking lot to the west of the building. The firm will also install parking in the alleyway south of the building for clients, many of whom have been disabled by some kind of injury. The article reads:

Matt Clark, a partner at the firm that has existed downtown for its entire 80-year history, said leaving the area was never a serious option, considering its central location and proximity to courthouses.

But another factor in the decision to vacate the nearby Bank of America building was a perception that downtown is “on a real upswing,” Clark said.

“We like to think that, in some small part, we’re going to contribute to the ongoing revitalization of downtown Bakersfield,” he said.

Chain | Cohn | Stiles has been part of downtown Bakersfield for its entire 80-year history. The southwest corner of the intersection where CCS’ new home will next sit has been home to other historical buildings. The Kern Valley Bank was established in 1874 on the grounds as the first bank incorporated in Kern County. Goodwill Industries pulled out of the building three years ago. 

Chain | Cohn | Stiles will occupy the ground floor and lease out the upper level after it completes improvements to the building’s interior and exterior. For CCS clients, the new location will include better parking and more office space, while still remaining easily accessible in the heart of downtown Bakersfield.

Stay tuned for more information on CCS’ planned move into the building at 1731 Chester Avenue.

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MEDIA COVERAGE

Chain | Cohn | Stiles takes part in Kern High School District ‘Principal Partners’ Day’

October 9, 2014 | 9:47 am


Each year, the Kern High School District hosts an half-day open house at all 20 district campuses, aimed at giving more than 200 local business, government and education representatives a sneak peek into campus life.

It’s called “Principal Partners’ Day,” and the Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles was happy to take part in the event on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

“Our Principal Partners’ Day program is a perfect opportunity to get a firsthand look at how the District’s many ‘win-win partnerships’ benefit both our students and our community,” said KHSD Superintendent Bryon Schaefer on the district website.

The open house provides an in-depth look at each campus’ programs and services, academic and extracurricular. For example, at Ridgeview High School, participants witnessed the school’s band and color guard in action, the district’s program for the blind and visually impaired (headquartered at Ridgeview High), an art class, a biology class, a history class and much more. Guests get to meet and interact with teachers, students and other school officials. The school’s Associated Student Body representatives provide the tours.

The event is sponsored by the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce and the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Chain | Cohn | Stiles is a member of both of these organizations.

The day finishes with a lunch, bringing all participants and school representatives together, at Doubletree Hotel in Bakersfield.

For Chain | Cohn | Stiles, taking part in Principal Partners Day is only natural. The law firm prides itself on being locally founded, and its attorneys and staff have deep local roots. In fact, all of the attorneys have connections to local schools, and regularly assist and volunteer for local high school programs. For example:

  • Managing partner David Cohn graduated from West High School in KHSD, and then attended Bakersfield College before transferring to the University of Southern California, followed by Southwestern Law School.
  • Partner David Stiles graduated from Bakersfield High School in KHSD.
  • Partner Matthew Clark graduated from Garces Memorial High School in Bakersfield. He has volunteered in years past in coaching Mock Trial teams.
  • Partner James Yoro also graduated from Garces Memorial High School in Bakersfield.
  • Associate Chad Boyles graduated from Highland High School in KHSD, in northeast Bakersfield.

Chain | Cohn | Stiles would like to thank the Kern High School District and campus officials for opening its doors to the Bakersfield community.

CCS on The Groove: The importance of having uninsured motorist coverage

September 29, 2014 | 11:23 am


What should you do when you’re in a car accident, the other driver is at fault, and he or she has little or no auto insurance?

Knowing what to do when you are in a auto accident can be difficult, especially with complex insurance policies involved. If the driver at fault does not have insurance, or very little, you may have a difficult time obtaining compensation for damages suffered in the accident.

That’s why it’s important for you to purchase an insurance policy that includes coverage for “uninsured motorists” and “under-insured motorists.”

Bakersfield car accident attorney Matt Clark recently appeared on The Groove 99.3 (KKBB) with Sheri Ortiz to discuss the issue, and give advice to listeners on insurance policies.

You can listen to the two segments here:

As personal injury lawyer at Chain | Cohn | Stiles, Clark represents a lot of people who are involved in auto accidents. Many times, he receives calls from people who have been injured by someone to didn’t have any insurance at the time of the accident.

Due to the accident, the injured client has had to miss work and has medical bills to pay, for example.

“What do you do to protect yourself?” Clark asked listeners on The Groove. “When you buy insurance, one of the cheapest things you can buy is uninsured motorist coverage. You want to have limits that can cover you in case someone hits you.”

Clark recommends motorist purchase a $100,000 over $300,000 auto insurance policy at a minimum to protect yourself. The policy allows you to collect from your insurance company to recoup your damages that exceed the responsible party’s limits.

“It’s not expensive to get that coverage and it protects you,” Clark said.

The uninsured and under-insured policies also cover you and your family in the case of an accident while walking, running, or riding a bike — you don’t have to be behind the wheel to take advantage of the policies, Clark said.

It’s important to note, Clark said, that many times, drivers have to specifically ask their insurance policy companies that uninsured and under-insured be added to policies.

While on the air, Clark and Ortiz received a call from a woman who was involved and injured in an auto accident, after the other driver ran a red light, she said. She took advantage of her uninsured motorist policy, which helped her out tremendously, she said.

“It’s definitely important,” Amanda said on the show. “I had uninsured motorist, and I will never get insurance without uninsured motorist ever again. Without having uninsured motorist, you’re going to be stuck.”

Added Clark: “It’s my job as a lawyer to make sure that my clients are fairly compensated, not only for the injuries they have right now, but for the injuries they may have in the future.”

Filing an uninsured motorist claim can often include complex legal issues that require the assistance of a lawyer experienced in dealing with insurance companies. The lawyers at Chain | Cohn | Stiles can help. Call for a free consultation at 661-323-4000, or visit the personal injury and workers compensation* website Chainlaw.com.

To learn more about uninsured motorist policies and their importance, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page on chainlaw.com.

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*NOTICE: Making a false or fraudulent Workers’ Compensation claim is a felony subject to up to 5 years in a prison or a fine of up to $150,000 or double the values of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.

5th ‘Tips for CHiPs’ fundraiser to support families of fallen CHP officers

September 26, 2014 | 9:16 am


California Highway Patrol will host its fifth “Tips for CHiPs” luncheon fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Outback Steahouse in Bakersfield, and the personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles is joining the cause as a sponsor.

The fundraiser supports the California Association of Highway Patrolmen Widows and Orphans Trust Fund, which goes toward to families when a loved one is killed in or off the line of duty. The fundraiser began in 2010 after the death of beloved CHP officer Mark Ehly.

Last year’s Tips for CHiPs raised close to $20,000, according to The Bakersfield Californian. In all, more than $70,000 has been donated by our community towards the Widows and Orphans Trust Fund.

“The support we have received for the last four years has been overwhelming and very much appreciated,” this year’s Tips for CHiPs flier states.

KERO Channel 23 last year highlighted the family of 35-year-old Curtis Michael Friebel last year, who lost his battle with colon cancer in August 2013. He worked for the CHP for more than 12 years, and left behind three children to raise. His wife told the news station that the support had been crucial for her.

“… A great burden has been lifted off me,” she told KERO Channel 23.

You can join the Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles this year to surpass that total. For $25, diners can chose from a menu of steak, chicken or salmon served with bread, bloomin’ onion, salad, vegetables, mashed potatoes and dessert. The lunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The lawyers at Chain | Cohn | Stiles for years have supported CHP causes and programs. Many times, the Kern County attorneys represent CHP officers in workers’ compensation*, car accident and personal injury cases.

To join Chain | Cohn | Stiles as a sponsor, or for more information on the event, call Paul Yanez at 661-205-2980 or Shannon Ehly at 661-428-0335.

The trust fund is administered by the California Association of Highway Patrolmen, a nonprofit that represents about 11,000 active and retired California Highway Patrol officers. The group is dedicated to assisting families of CHP officers.

For pictures and videos from recent years’ events, see the media coverage below:

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* NOTICE: Making a false or fraudulent Workers’ Compensation claim is a felony subject to up to 5 years in a prison or a fine of up to $150,000 or double the values of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.

Nearly 700 participate, $46K raised in Chain | Cohn | Stiles-sponsored MADD walk (with photo gallery)

September 22, 2014 | 10:24 am


More than 700 people participated in the first-ever Bakersfield “Walk/Run Like MADD” — sponsored by Chain | Cohn | Stiles — which was held Saturday morning at the Park at River Walk.

More than $46,000 was raised to fight drunken driving in Kern County, making this inaugural 5K run and walk a huge success.

The event aimed to raise awareness of drinking and driving crashes in Kern County, to raise money to support local victims and their families, and to fight to end drinking and driving in Bakersfield.

The day featured informational booths from sponsors and other groups aiming to inform about the dangers of drinking and driving, MADD representatives who spoke about the importance of coming together to fight against drunk driving, California Highway Patrol’s Robert Rodriguez who sang the national anthem, a prayer by the Health family (victims of a drunken driving crash), announcement by Peter Wonderly, and a speech by Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green. The walk featured families of victims marching with signs and photos of their loved ones, and hundreds also participated in the competitive 5K race.

Kern County community business and organizations stepped up as sponsors for the event. They included Dignity Health, Chain | Cohn | Stiles, Bakersfield Police Officers Association, Kern County Prosecutors Association, Ira Cohen of UBS Financial, Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center, Kern County Bar Association and Aum Physical Therapy. To see a sponsor list, which were featured on the event T-shirts, go here.

Others contributed to the event in various ways. They included:

  • Sam’s Club, which donated water bottles.
  • The Gehlawat family, which made several monetary donations.
  • Media friends — KGET, KERO, KBAK, KBFX, El Popular and The Bakersfield Californian — who all helped raise awareness.
  • Kern Schools Federal Credit Union, which came out to support victims.
  • Sully’s Chevron, which donated ice for the event.
  • Sole 2 Soul, which hosted the pre-registration packet pickup on Friday, Sept. 19.

Local media helped spread awareness Saturday by interviewing victims, families and participants. Here is some of the media coverage from the event:

The “Walk/Run Like MADD” planning committee — which included Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney Matt Clark and marketing director Jorge Barrientos — would like to thank sponsors, those who donated, volunteers and participants in the event for their dedication to fighting against drunken driving.

Sign up now for the Bakersfield’s first ‘Walk/Run Like MADD’ this weekend

September 12, 2014 | 8:54 am


The first-ever Bakersfield Walk/Run Like MADD will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Park at River Walk — and there’s still time to join the fight to end drunk driving in Kern County.

The walk and competitive 5K — sponsored and organized in part by the Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles — is aimed to raise awareness of drinking and driving crashes in Kern County, to raise money to support local victims and their families, and to fight to end drinking and driving in Bakersfield.

As of today, nearly 500 people on 44 teams have raised more than $37,000 for the Bakersfield MADD walk. Additionally, several Kern County community business and organizations have stepped up as sponsors for the event. They include Dignity Health, Chain | Cohn | Stiles, Bakersfield Police Officers Association, Kern County Prosecutors Association, Ira Cohn of USB Financial, Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center, Kern County Bar Association and Aum Physical Therapy. To see a sponsor list, which will be featured on the event T-shirts, go here.

Among the latest participants in the MADD walk are family members and friends of victims of a drunken driving crash that occurred just recently. Two people were killed in a fiery crash during Labor Day weekend when a suspected drunken driver slammed into the back of their car on Rosedale Highway, according to media reports. A third person was pulled from the burning car by California Highway Patrol officials and a passersby near the scene of the crash. That person suffered serious burn injuries and was taken to a hospital. The suspected drunken driver, 29-year-old Dontrell Collins, was booked on suspicion of felony drunken driving resulting in injury or death and vehicular manslaughter, police reported.

Kern Schools Federal Credit Union, where the victims worked, will participate in the MADD walk and has started a team, which currently has 80 people involved. And FedEx, where the father of a victim works, has also started a team.

You can still join these victims and others in Bakersfield fighting to end drunk driving by registering on the day of the event, Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Park at River.

You can also register during a pre-registration packet pickup from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, at Sole 2 Soul Sports in The Marketplace, 9000 Ming Ave. Packets include race bibs and T-shirt for those who pre-registered.

Media Coverage

The first Bakersfield Walk Like MADD has gotten substantial attention from local media, who are also joining in on the fight to end drunk driving by sharing the stories with Kern County. Here are several of the media spots:

Chain | Cohn | Stiles managing partner David Cohn added to ‘Top 100 Trial Lawyers’ list

September 8, 2014 | 10:16 am


David K. Cohn, managing partner for the Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles, has been selected for membership into the The National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” program.

He now joins law firm partners David V. Stiles and Matthew C. Clark as Chain | Cohn | Stiles lawyers who have received invitations to join prestigious National Trial Lawyers’ programs earlier this year.

Cohn was invited to join the “Top 100″ list, which is a premier group of attorneys who practice civil plaintiff law in the state of California. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers’ programs are by invitation only, and extended exclusively to attorneys who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff, according to The National Trial Lawyers program.

The “Top 100,” it’s composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. The national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for trial lawyers.

Just the top 100 trial lawyers from Southern California and Northern California who are actively practicing in civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law are eligible for invitation. Invitees must demonstrate superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third party research, according to National Trial Lawyers.

Prospective members of The National Trial Lawyers’ are carefully screened prior to receiving an invitation for membership. The criteria used in the evaluation process include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Reputation among peers, the judiciary, and the public
  • The previous year’s achievements, settlements and verdicts as a trial lawyer
  • Board Certification as a trial lawyer or trial attorney
  • Nominations received from leading trial lawyers, current members and/or our executive committee members
  • Leadership and membership within other national and state trial lawyer organizations
  • Rankings and ratings of the attorney by established organizations

As part of membership selection, Cohn will have his photo and biography displayed on The National Trial Lawyers website. You can see it here.

Cohn also received a plaque, which Chain | Cohn | Stiles  will proudly display in the lobby of our Bakersfield office. You can see the plaque here.

Earlier this year, Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney Matt Clark was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 40 under 40,” a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Read more about this achievement here.

To learn more about Cohn, read his biography on the Chain | Cohn | Stiles website, or read a snippet of his biography below:

“David K. Cohn is the managing partner of the firm and one of the most highly regarded trial lawyers in the San Joaquin Valley. He has recently been voted Best Lawyer in Kern County by the Bakersfield Californian Reader’s Choice Poll. David has also been named a Super Lawyer in Southern California, an honor bestowed upon only the top 5 percent of lawyers in the region. David grew up in Bakersfield, graduating from West High School, before going on to receive his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. Shortly thereafter, he obtained his law degree from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. While in law school, he clerked for then Federal Public Defender, John Van de Kamp. Following graduation, David returned to Bakersfield and joined the firm and eventually became its managing partner in 2000.

Over the course of his career, David has obtained numerous multi-million dollar results on behalf of his clients. In 2011, he recovered $10 million on behalf of a man who suffered serious burn injuries in an oilfield accident. He also recently obtained a $2.1 million verdict in a wrongful death case where a man was run over by a city parks worker at Jefferson Park. David is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), where he holds the rank of Associate and also serves as the Membership Chair for the San Joaquin Valley Chapter. He has also previously served on the Board of Governors for the Consumer Attorneys of California and as past President of the Kern County Trial Lawyers Association.”

Chain | Cohn | Stiles supports Optimal Hospice annual tournament

August 29, 2014 | 9:53 am


The Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles is proud to support Optimal Hospice Foundation’s 23rd annual golf tournament this year, which will be held on Friday, Sept. 12, at Stockdale Country Club.

The tournament raises money for the Optimal Hospice Foundation, a nonprofit that organizes activities aimed to ensure that hospice care and other compassionate programs are available for families facing a life-limiting illness, with particular emphasis on the under-insured or uninsured population.

“Together with Optimal Hospice Foundation, Optimal Hospice Care provides comfort care to patients, as well as respite and emotional support for family members,” according to the foundation.

We strive to take care of every family as though they were our own. Whenever you or a loved one needs home health or hospice care, we hope you will invite us into your home.

The tournament, titled “Golf in the Sun and Under the Stars,” takes place each fall. The event begins with nine holes of golf in the late afternoon, followed by dinner, and then culminating with the final nine holes played in the dark with glow-in-the-dark golf balls. Optimal Hospice officials describe the event as a “very unique and festive atmosphere.”

All proceeds from the tournament will stay in Bakersfield, to benefit local patients and their families. Services include skilled nursing care, certified home health aides, medications, medical equipment and supplies, medical social workers, bereavement support and education programs that promote quality end-of-life care.

As a sponsor, you’ll find Chain | Cohn | Stiles logos throughout the course. You’ll also find Bakersfield personal injury attorney Matt Clark taking part. Chain | Cohn | Stiles regularly takes part and supports community services, causes and nonprofits. See our community partners here.

Optimal Health Services provides home health care and hospice care to patients and families in the comfort of their own homes. Optimal’s goal is to help people who have experienced illness or injury to remain in their home environment safely and comfortably. The group has been providing health care in homes for nearly 30 years.

Other fundraising events hosted by the foundation include:

  • The annual Optimal Hospice Foundation and California Trucking Association “Sporting Clays Shoot” in November.
  • Kids Camp, an overnight summer camp program designed for young people ages 8 to 16 who have experienced the loss of an immediate family member. Kids enjoy traditional camping activities, such as swimming and hiking, in an atmosphere where both staff and fellow campers understand their special needs. The experience is available at no cost to families, thanks to generous support from the community.
  • Light up a Life invites the community to sponsor a light on a tree in memory of a loved one or to honor someone living. The celebration includes a personal reflection by a hospice family member, the reading of the memorial names by hospice nurses and volunteers, inspirational music and the lighting of our Tree of Life.

“These annual events make sure compassionate programs are provided to some of the most vulnerable families in our community,” said Chain | Cohn | Stiles partner Matt Clark. “We’re proud at Chain | Cohn | Stiles to be able to support such worthy causes organized by Optimal Hospice Foundation.”

If you’d like to help with the annual golf tournament, click here to go to Optimal Hospice’s tournament website for a flier, registration form, or sponsorship packet.