Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony to Feature Young Cancer Patients, Governor and First Lady Judge Rendell

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 General News
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Ten-year-old Becky Boucher of Hatboro, Montgomery Co., and pediatric cancer patients at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital will count down to light the Capitol Christmas Tree at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Main Rotunda.

Boucher, an outpatient at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and this year's special guest, will join First Lady Judge Marjorie O. Rendell and children linked via satellite at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.

Speakers will include Governor Edward G. Rendell, Department of General Services Secretary James P. Creedon, and Chris Botek of the PA Christmas Tree Growers Association. The Bishop McDevitt Concert Choir will perform.

Date/Time:

Wednesday, Dec. 9 -- noon

Location:

Rotunda

Main Capitol

Harrisburg

Media contact: Edward Myslewicz, 717-787-5996

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Dec. 8/

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of General Services


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