Peggy O’Neil Gilligan, a longtime Pasadena resident, donated $5,600 from CD sales to Hospice of the Chesapeake.
A Pasadena musician has donated the proceeds of her first CD to Hospice of the Chesapeake. Peggy O’Neil Gilligan, a Pasadena resident for 60 years and a Hospice volunteer, released Winter Sky, a collection of holiday songs, in November. The CD was sold at Treasures and other local business around Severna Park. According to a release from Hospice of the Chesapeake, Gilligan donated $5,600 from CD sales to the nonprofit headquartered in Annapolis. The donation will benefit the many programs and services offered by Hospice of the Chesapeake. In November, Gilligan told Patch she chose Hospice because of the level of compassion the employees and volunteers show every day. “There are so many charities that involve children, or I guess …
Peggy O’Neil Gilligan, a long-time Pasadena resident, has released her first CD, with proceeds benefiting the Hospice of the Chesapeake.
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- Kaitlyn Carr
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Long-time Pasadena resident Peggy O’Neil Gilligan has always enjoyed music. She studied at Peabody Prep, has sung in many a cappella groups and now she is releasing her first CD,—a collection of Christmas favorites—with all proceeds to benefit the Hospice of the Chesapeake. “The reason for initially recording the CD was I wanted to be able to leave a musical legacy for my grandchildren,” Gilligan said. “After it was in progress I decided I was doing it for them, but I want to see it give money to something good. So I decided to give proceeds to Hospice.” Hospice of the Chesapeake is currently located in Annapolis but will soon move to a new location that is right on the Severna Park/Pasadena line on Ritchie Highway. Gilligan has lived in …