Northeast Georgia Medical Center invites the community to the 2018 Love Light Tree Lighting celebrations

Published on November 30, 2018

Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s (NGMC) annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebrations are right around the corner, and you can attend at all three NGMC locations:

NGMC Gainesville – 39th Annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration
Monday, December 3
7 p.m.
Auxiliary Love Light Garden (near the entrance to the North Patient Tower)

NGMC Braselton – 4th Annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration

Thursday, December 6
7 p.m.
Auxiliary Love Light Garden

NGMC Barrow – 2nd Annual Love Light Tree Lighting Celebration

Monday, December 10
7 p.m.
NGMC Barrow Front Entrance

In case of inclement weather, the celebrations will be in held in NGMC Gainesville’s North Patient Tower rotunda, NGMC Braselton’s main entrance rotunda and NGMC Barrow’s front lobby.

The annual Love Light Celebrations are presented by The Medical Center Auxiliary to recognize Love Light donations made throughout the year. Love Light donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses.

For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as “Star” gifts, and donations of $500 or more are “Angel” gifts. Love Light donations can be made year-round in honor or memory of loved ones, and that person or their family will receive a card notifying them of the gift. One-hundred percent of donations benefit Hospice of NGMC. Hospice team members will be available to speak with community members at the lighting celebrations.

“My husband and I are honored to serve as chairs of such a meaningful cause and to watch others give back to NGHS in this way,” said Kathy Lahiry, who serves as co-chair of the 2018 Love Light celebrations along with her husband, Dr. Anup Lahiry. “We are so appreciative of your generous contributions which will be donated to Hospice of NGMC to support all they do to care for those in our community.”

To make a donation or learn more about Love Light, please visit nghs.com/LoveLight or call The Medical Center Auxiliary at 770-219-1830.

Copyright ©2020 Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc. | 743 Spring Street Gainesville, GA 30501 | (770) 219-9000

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