TROY – In early December, for the 23rd time, the FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor its Christmas Love Light Tree program, an event that marks the beginning of the hospital’s holiday season.
Scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 6:15 p.m. (a new time) at the hospital’s main entrance, the 2010 Love Light ceremony will continue a long-standing tradition in the hospital community – in more ways than one.
“We don’t look at this as just a fund-raising event,” says Auxiliary liaison Tina Thompson. “We look at it as a chance to come together with old and new friends to celebrate the holiday season.”
Acknowledgements noting each Love Light recognition will be mailed to the person being recognized or to a designee along with an invitation to the special tree-lighting ceremony and reception. Anyone who dedicates a light and those being recognized with a light are invited to attend the program.
A special “tree-lighter,” whose identity is always kept secret until the ceremony, will light the tree. Afterward, refreshments will be served and the FirstHealth Montgomery Choir will present a program of holiday music.
Michelle Yarboro, R.N., directs the FirstHealth Montgomery Choir, and Sandra Davis, R.N., serves as pianist.
The cost of a single Love Light Tree dedication is $5, and proceeds will help fund various Auxiliary projects and events. These programs include the Teddy Bear Affair for area first-graders and a health care scholarship fund.
To reserve a light, call Tina Thompson at (910) 571-5020 by Dec. 3.
April 17, 2015
Moore Regional Hospital Gets 5 Stars from Medicare for Patient SatisfactionDavid J. Kilarksi PINEHURST – Choosing where to go for hospital care can be confusing and overwhelming for patients. That choice may be a little eas…
April 14, 2015
Slaughter Named Richmond Memorial Physician of the YearVan "Beaux" Slaughter, M.D. ROCKINGHAM – A hospitalist physician known for his “great bedside manner” has been named 2015 Physician of the Year at Fi…
March 26, 2015
New Physician Joining FirstHealth Family MedicineThe latest addition to the FirstHealth network of providers in Richmond County is Dr. Sanchez.
October 31, 2016
Moore County Farmers Market at FirstHealthGet your recommended five servings of fruit and vegetables a day while helping to support our local farm community at the Moore County Farmers Market…