HILO, Hawaii: The annual Lights of Remembrance event is set for Saturday night.
Hospice of Hilo provides this pubic service announcement in advance of the event:
Celebrate Life with Hospice of Hilo
Memory Walk and Lights of Remembrance Fundraiser
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Large Pavilion at Wailoa State Park
Hospice of Hilo invites the community to their 8th Annual Celebration of Life. Activities and Entertainment begins at 3:00 p.m.
Then at 4:00 p.m. join “A Walk to Remember”. Take a 2.25 mile stroll through Wailoa State Park and the surrounding area in memory and in honor of your loved one.
Following the walk, enjoy ono food and live music by Vizion 20/20, Body and Soul and the Brown Ohana.
Then at sunset the “Lights of Remembrance” launch begins. Design a luminary and enjoy the serene journey of lanterns down the Wailoa River. Luminaries are available for $20 in advance or $25 at the event.
This event is designed to celebrate life and share in remembrance of loved ones. Share stories, meet new friends, and learn about programs provided by Hospice of Hilo.
Every day Hospice of Hilo celebrates life. Come celebrate life with us.
This is a free community event filled with food, fun and most importantly, friends…
Hospice provides emotional and medical support to patients and families facing a life-limiting illness and injury, through holistic care provided by nurses, social workers, counselors and trained volunteers.
Hospice care focuses on quality of life and honors the dignity of each individual, offering care and comfort when cure is no longer possible. Proceeds will benefit Hospice of Hilo, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization serving East Hawaii from Laupahoehoe to South Point since 1983
For more information, please call 969-1733, email firstname.lastname@example.org, www.hospiceofhilo.org, or visit Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Avenue Hilo.