This year, the Emerson Hospital Auxiliary will continue this tradition by holding its annual Tree of Lights ceremony Monday, Dec. 3, at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to join Emerson staff and patients for a brief program in the hospital's Cheney Conference Room, followed by the tree lighting in front of the White House. The event will feature a special performance by the Holy Family Ringer Singers bell choir group.
A reception with light refreshments will follow in the Cheney Conference Room, where the Holy Family Ringer Singers will provide entertainment. The hospital gift shop will offer a 20 percent discount on one accessory or item of clothing for attendees. Parking will be validated.
Each light on the tree costs $10 and a star is $25. Checks, payable to the Emerson Hospital Auxiliary, may be mailed to Denise Haartz, P.O. Box 1596, Concord, MA 01742. The deadline is Dec. 15.
For a donation form or more information about the Tree of Lights, call Donna Grinnell at 978-263-9830.