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Published on January 29, 2018

Heart Patients in Mt. Pleasant to Benefit from Love Light Trees Support

Members of the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Chamber Singers and Octet performing at Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant Love Light Tree ceremony.Pictured are members of the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Chamber Singers and Octet under the direction of Chase Simpson who performed during the first annual Love Light Trees ceremony at MidMichigan Medical Center – Mt. Pleasant. More than $2,000 was donated to help meet future medical equipment needs to benefit heart patients served by the Medical Center. 

Heart patients served by MidMichigan Medical Center – Mt. Pleasant are being supported through donations made to the MidMichigan Health Foundation for the Love Light Trees program. More than $2,000 was donated to help meet future medical equipment needs to benefit heart patients served by the Medical Center.  Volunteer Wayne Busby served as chair of the first annual Love Light Trees event.

“The winter holidays are a particularly special time in our lives—times when friends and families gather and our most precious memories are made,” said Marita Hattem-Schiffman, president, MidMichigan Medical Centers in Alma and Mt. Pleasant. “When loved ones pass they leave us with these memories to cherish and through the act of loving remembrance they live on in us.”

“We are so fortunate that our community chose to honor their loved ones by contributing to the Love Light Trees program to help us purchase life-saving and comfort providing equipment,” continued Hattem-Schiffman. “We were also honored to host a special evening to light our Love Light Trees to celebrate all those who have touched our lives.”

Contributions can be made year-round to the MidMichigan Health Foundation for the Love Light Trees program. Gifts are welcomed to remember a loved one or honor friends. Donations can also be used to commemorate a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary. Those who would like more information, or wish to donate to the Love Light Trees may contact the MidMichigan Health Foundation at (989) 839-1932 or visit www.midmichigan.org/lovelighttrees.

The MidMichigan Health Foundation raises funds to support equipment, services and programs for patients and families served by MidMichigan Health. MidMichigan Health is a non-profit health system headquartered in Midland, Michigan, affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan. MidMichigan Health covers a 22-county region with medical centers in Alma, Alpena, Clare, Gladwin, Midland and Mt. Pleasant.

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