Knoxville – HCI Hospice Care Services and Knoxville Hospital & Clinics invite the public to a Butterfly Release Memorial Service Sunday, June 28, from 4-5:30 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will celebrate the memory of loved ones.  Music, refreshments and children’s activities will begin the festivities in the shelter at the Marion County Park next to the Covered Bridge. The memorial service and butterfly release will be held at 5 p.m. at the Covered Bridge, located in the Marion County Park, 520 Willetts Drive in Knoxville. Families are asked to bring their own lawn chairs. Activities will proceed rain or shine. Call HCI Hospice Care Services for more information at 641-842-4312.

Formerly known as Hospice of Central Iowa, HCI Hospice Care Services is an independent, not-for-profit organization committed to providing excellent hospice care to patients and compassionate support for their families. The organization serves 41 counties from locally-staffed offices, caring for individuals in their homes, in assisted living facilities, in nursing care facilities or hospitals. Around-the-clock care is also available at HCI Hospice Care Services’ residential hospice houses, the Kavanagh Houses in Des Moines, Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston and Hospice With Heart House in Glenwood. HCI Hospice Care Services is a program of HCI Care Services and is also a proud community partner of Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa. To learn more, please call HCI Hospice Care Services at 641-842-4312 or visit: or the organization’s Facebook page.

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, a Critical Access Hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding area, is dedicated to providing personal, progressive quality health care with compassion.  For more information regarding this release and other happenings at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, call the Public Relations office at (641) 842-1418 or visit