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Date:
12/9/2011
Title:
Sacred Heart Hospital to Host Tree of Life and Community Tree Lighting Celebrations

Sacred Heart Hospital to Host Tree of Life and Community Tree Lighting Celebrations

Tree of Life Celebration

ALLENTOWN, PA – Sacred Heart Hospital will host the Tree of Life Celebration on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in Sacred Heart Hospital’s main lobby. The Tree of Life Celebration honors family and friends, both those who are living and those whose memory we hold dear.

For a minimum donation of $7.50 per name, you will receive a personalized heart-shaped ornament, which will be placed on the Tree of Life in the main lobby.

What: Tree of Life Celebration

Who: General public, employees, and friends

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Where: Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18102

Loved ones will also be included in a holiday prayer book and honored at a special Sacred Heart Hospital Holiday Mass.  For a lasting memento of your loved one, ornaments can be picked up Monday – Friday from January 9 - January 27, at Sacred Heart Hospital’s Foundation Office, located on the 4th floor of the hospital.

For more information about the Tree of Life Celebration, please contact Nancy Behler in the Foundation Office at (610) 776-4874 or nbehler@shh.org. 

Tree Lighting Celebration

ALLENTOWN, PA – Sacred Heart Hospital will host a Tree Lighting Celebration on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the front of the hospital.  The neighboring community and children are invited to attend.  Santa Claus will hand out a present to each child, and everyone is welcome to enjoy hot cocoa and cookies.  Join us as we light our Nativity scene and Christmas trees celebrating the holiday season with caroling and prayer. 

What: Attendees will watch the lighting of the Nativity scene and Christmas Trees, sing Christmas carols, and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies.  Children will receive a present from Santa Claus. 

Who: Neighboring community and children

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18102

For more information about the Tree Lighting Celebration, please contact Dianne Spengler in the Public Relations & Marketing Department at (610) 776-4690 or dspengle@shh.org

ABOUT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL

Sacred Heart Hospital is a 233-bed Catholic medical center located in central Allentown, Pa. Founded in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital offers a wide range of advanced medical services ranging from acute rehabilitation to bariatric services to adult psychiatric services. A network of physician practices throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties provide complete primary and pediatric medical care to the region’s residents. Sacred Heart Hospital is nationally recognized in case management, as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, and its Transitional Care Facility was granted a Five-Star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Additional information is available at www.shh.org.