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Retired Hospice Social Worker Dick Bentrup participates in the annual Hospice Light-A-Light Ceremony.
Photos provided Retired Hospice Social Worker Dick Bentrup participates in the annual Hospice Light-A-Light Ceremony.

359 bulbs lit for Hospice

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Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson, P.O. Box 31 56482

Sixty area residents witnessed the lighting of the Hospice Tree at Tri-County Health Care on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the annual Light-A-Light ceremony. A total of 359 bulbs were lit in remembrance, honor and thanks of loved ones who have gone before us.

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"This truly is an inspirational evening that is designed to ease the soul and touch the heart," explained Andrea Craig, TCHC Home Care/Hospice manager. "The holidays can be a very difficult time for those grieving the loss of a loved one and this program is all about providing support and hope to the bereaved."

All proceeds benefit the TCHC Hospice program, which provides care for individuals with a terminal illness. Hospice relies on continued support and assistance through donations, fundraising and volunteer hours. Lights can still be purchased through Dec. 31. To purchase a light, call the TCHC Hospice office at (218) 631-7480.

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