LRH Auxiliary Garden of Memories 2015
May 5, 2015
Littleton, NH - Littleton Hospital Auxiliary sponsors the Garden of Memories event on Thursday, May 28th, this year.
This annual remembrance program offers all area residents an opportunity to honor the memory of loved ones and friends... the birth of a baby, a happy event, or the passing of a loved one, recently or in the past.
Area residents are invited to participate by submitting a list of names of persons to be memorialized. A donation of $2.00 per memorial name is requested. A check made payable to Littleton Hospital Auxiliary and the list of memorial names may be dropped off at Littleton Regional Healthcare in one of the following locations: at the Main Entrance Welcome Desk, the Lower Atrium Volunteer Station or at the Medical Office Building Welcome Desk. You can place your donation and list in the decorated boxes at each of these locations. You can also mail your donation and list of names to Garden of Memories, c/o Kris van Bergen, 600 St. Johnsbury Road, Littleton NH 03561 on or before May 26th.
Net proceeds of the event benefit Littleton Regional Healthcare's Family Support Team, which provides emotional support to patients and their families during times of crisis.
The ceremony for this very meaningful program will be held Thursday, May 28th at 5:00 pm at Littleton Regional Healthcare, in the Upper Café area next to the Moose Ledge Gift Shop. The names of those being memorialized will be read aloud, a candle ceremony will be performed, attendees will enjoy music from the LRH Music Therapy volunteers and refreshments will be served. Following the ceremony, attendees will be encouraged to walk outside to view the garden. Bulbs are planted every fall in the present gardens and along the walk through the woods behind the hospital to create an impressive show of spring color and encouragement.
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