Staff, Volunteers and the community gathered on December 4th to remember those we have lost and honor those loved ones still with us. The ceremony took place at R.E. Lee Church with a candlelit processional to Hopkins Green for the tree illumination.
The welcome and message was deliver by board president, Dick Halseth followed by a moment of silence led by Judy Mauck, Executive Director. Volunteer Pat Rafferty read a poem, “Peace of my Heart.” Liz Norman, RAH Social Worker, David Thomas, RAH Volunteer, Michelle Jones, Outreach Coordinator and John Rafferty, RAH Volunteer read the 2012 list of names.
Board member Clarence Martin led a responsive reading along with the processional to Hopkins Green. Tony Nix, RAH Chaplain read a poem and illuminated the tree.
Special thanks to the volunteers who provided refreshments and to Liz Drahos for providing piano music during the ceremony.