Genesis Remembrance Tree lighting Nov. 10


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Posted Online: Nov. 08, 2012, 10:49 am
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Press release submitted by Genesis Marketing & Communications


Genesis Celebration of Life

WHO: Genesis Remembrance Tree lighting.

WHAT: The Remembrance Tree is intended to honor the memories of loved ones and focus attention on the continuing need for hospice care in the region. "Light'' sponsors are invited to make a donation in the name of a loved one. All proceeds will benefit Genesis Hospice Care.

The Holiday Pops Children's Chorus and a brass quintet will provide seasonal music.

WHEN/WHERE: The ceremony in Davenport's Bechtel Park, River Drive and Iowa Street, will be at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10.


















 



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