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Part 8 of 25: The Rest of the Story – by Gretchen Schodde

Greetings again on a beautiful spring day. Here are a couple of paragraphs about our Cancer Retreats from One Hill, Many Voices Stories of Hope and Healing elegantly written by Donna Cameron and Kristen Leathers in 2011: “Harmony Hill’s story continues to grow with each new story, forged by the desire to live wholeheartedly, of [...]

Part 5 of 25: The Rest of the Story – by Gretchen Schodde

Bill Reynolds and crew building HH Kitchen addition in 1993 Nourishing the Body, Mind, and Spirit: Harmony Hill’s Kitchen In the early days of HH our kitchen was very small and I did much of the cooking. Our beloved elder, Elaine Cook, was passionate about delicious healthy food. She shared many wonderful recipes [...]

Part 4 of 25: The Rest of the Story – by Gretchen Schodde

Dear Friends—here are more stories on the early days of Harmony Hill (HH), to be followed soon by how the Cancer Retreats began.  Some of these blogs are taken from snippets of One Hill, Many Voices: Stories of Hope and Healing written by two extraordinary volunteers Kris Leathers and Donna Cameron--an incredible labor of love. [...]

By |2019-04-25T13:48:16-07:00April 25th, 2019|Gretchen Schodde, The Rest of the Story|0 Comments

Part 3 of 25: The Rest of the Story – by Gretchen Schodde

Walter Schodde, Roma Schodde, Elmer Nordstrom, Kitty Nordstrom - at the Schodde Farm. Greetings again dear friends of Harmony Hill. As I shared in the last blog this post is a few stories about Kitty and Elmer Nordstrom and how these kind and benevolent people helped create opportunities for Harmony Hill to become [...]

Part 2 of 25: The Rest of the Story – by Gretchen Schodde

St. Andrews House Greetings again dear friends of Harmony Hill. As I shared in the first blog this post is on opportunities that came from discovering St. Andrew’s House (pictured to the right) at a women’s retreat Feb of 1985. In his life St. Andrew’s illuminated peoples’ spiritual responsibility to one another. Unconditional [...]

By |2019-04-11T16:19:33-07:00April 11th, 2019|The Rest of the Story|3 Comments

Mar 18, 2015 – Founder receives Medal of Merit

UNION — When Gretchen Schodde founded the Harmony Hill Cancer Retreat Center in Union in 1986, little did she know the far-reaching impact the center would have on cancer patients and their caregivers over the next 30 years. The center’s retreats, offered at no cost to cancer patients and their caregivers, focus on overall health [...]

By |2018-11-15T12:24:30-07:00March 10th, 2015|Founder, Gretchen Schodde, Harmony History|0 Comments