March 15th, 2011

Great River Hospice is having its 2nd Annual Spring Flower Sale. Coordinated by community volunteers, the sale will help ensure quality end-of-life care to all patients, regardless of financial or insurance limitations.

Great River Hospice provides physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients and their families in Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Louisa counties. It is a service of Great River Medical Center.

A variety of sun- and shade-loving plants and flowers are being grown locally at Zaiser’s Florist and Greenhouse. They will be available before Mother’s Day.   

Plants may be picked up from Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Zaiser’s, 2400 Sunnyside Ave., Burlington. Free delivery is available for orders of $150 or more. Orders from several people may be combined in the same envelope to qualify for free delivery to one address.

Flower sale orders and payments are due Friday, April 8. Forms are available at these locations:

  • Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Rd., West Burlington. Call (319) 768-3350
  • Zaiser’s Florist and Greenhouse
  • Online at

For more information, please call Great River Hospice at (319) 768-3350.