(Manchester, CT) The annual Tree of Love lighting ceremony, sponsored by The Auxiliary of Manchester Memorial Hospital, began in the main lobby of the hospital on December 6 at 5 p.m. After opening remarks from Roberta Irish, Auxiliary President; Deborah Parker, Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services & Chief Clinical Officer; and Dr. Dennis O'Neill, Chair, ECHN Board of Trustees, about 50 attendees moved to the front lawn of the hospital for the Invocation, the lighting of the tree, and a carol sing. Festivities resumed inside, where holiday music was provided by Rimas Polikaitis, and refreshments were served. Proceeds from the tree lights purchased in honor or memory of someone special are expected to be over $1500.
Olivia Lynch and Emma Kerr led the carol sing at The Auxiliary of Manchester Hospital’s Tree of Love lighting ceremony held on December 6 in front of the hospital.
Deborah Parker, Senior Vice President of Patient Care Service & Chief Clinical Officer, and Roberta Irish, MMH Auxiliary President, warmly welcome guests to the evening’s festivities.
Holiday music was provided by Rimas Polikaitis. Deb Gustafson assisted with the music.
The Tree of Love on the front lawn of Manchester Memorial Hospital, which is sponsored by the Auxiliary of Manchester Memorial Hospital, will be lit throughout the holiday season.