Our community events are important to LSS because they connect us to the world in which we live and work. We hope to see you soon at one of our upcoming LSS Network of Hope events.

Upcoming Events

Community Open House @ The Good Shepherd
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We invite you to attend an open house  of our new state-of-the-art rehabilitation center and long term care nursing unit. Tours and refreshments will be provided.

Tricks or Treats @ LSS Kensington Place
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

On Wednesday, October 25th, from 6p-8p, bring your children/grandchildren 12 years old and under for an evening of Tricks and Treats! Teach the importance of giving as they get lots of goodies in return! Bring 5 non-perishable food items per child to be donated to the LSS Food Pantries, and your little ones will receive a pumpkin to decorate at the Pumpkin Decoration Station, be amazed during a magic show, participate in a costume contest, enjoy seasonal refreshments and, of course, get lots of candy!


Live Well Ashland Event Series — COPD is NOT a four letter word! @ LSS The Good Shepherd
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Live Well Ashland Event

COPD is NOT a four letter word!

Join Dr. James D. Heddleson, DO, Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine at Avita Hospitals, during National Respiratory Care Week, as he discusses the symptoms, treatments and prognosis for COPD.

Please RSVP by October 20 to: Brenda Lee Cutlip, RRT, RCP 419-632-5453

24th Annual Holiday Bazaar @ LSS Kensington Place
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

On Friday, November 3rd, from 10a-2p, we’ll host our 24th Annual Holiday Bazaar! For those not familiar with this event, we transform our community into a shoppers’ paradise featuring a wide variety of vendors to ensure you’ll find something for everyone on your gift-giving list! While here, plan to have lunch in the Wellington Dining Room as KP’s talented Chef prepares a delicious Pasta Station, Salad Bar, Asst. Desserts and Beverages – all for only $8! All proceeds benefit the LSS Food Pantries. Also, while you dine, enjoy a musical performance by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. There will be raffle prizes galore!


Port Columbus Aviation History @ LSS Kensington Place
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

More details to come soon!

104.9 The River Season of Hope Radio-thon for LSS Faith Mission
Nov 16 all-day
Caregiving for the Sandwich Generation presented by Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging @ LSS Kensington Place
Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

For more information on any LSS event, please contact Jennifer Hamilton at or at 614-228-5200, ext. 1510

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