Hospice of Westchester Hosts 18th Annual "Tree of Life" Reception

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Lifestyle News
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Community members gather to honor and remember loved ones during the holiday season

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook was filled with community members coming together to celebrate life and the holiday season during Hospice of Westchester's 18th annual "Tree of Life" Reception.

Community members were invited to purchase a gold star in memory or in honor of a loved one. During the event, which took place on December 11, guests and sponsors came together to place the personalized gold stars on the "Tree of Life."

The evening's festivities featured holiday entertainment provided by Manhattanville College's elite pop vocal group, The Quintessentials and Richard Devens, BS, MM, from The Music Conservatory of Westchester's faculty.

"While the holidays can be a difficult time of year for those who have lost loved ones, or those who have a family member diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, our Tree of Life reception is a bright light," said Mary K. Spengler, MS, chief executive officer of HOW. "This event provides an opportunity for members of the community to join us to create a sense of family and love."

The Grand Sponsors of the event were Beecher Flooks Funeral Home, Inc.; Co-Communications, Inc.; The Hildegarde D. Becher Foundation, Inc.; Patricia & Charles Trainor; and Sterling National Bank. Sponsors included AliGraphics; Cuddy & Feder LLP; The Hilton Westchester; PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP; The Kensico Cemetery; Polchinski Memorials, Inc. and Ross Mailing Services, Inc.

All proceeds from the event will benefit HOW's mission of striving to provide extraordinary and dignified comfort, care and compassion to individuals and families facing a serious or life-limiting illness.

About Hospice of Westchester: Hospice of Westchester (HOW) is a private, not-for-profit healthcare agency that provides skilled, compassionate and comprehensive end-of-life home care to patients diagnosed with any serious or life-limiting illness and gives support to their families and loved ones. Hospice of Westchester is located at 1025 Westchester Avenue, Suite 200, White Plains, NY. For additional information, visit http://www.hospiceofwestchester.com or call (914) 682-1484. For the latest news and updates, find HOW on Facebook.

 

SOURCE Hospice of Westchester



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