FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Executive Director, Communications and Public Relations
(SAN DIEGO) Renowned Conductor Jung-Ho Pak and and award-winning singer Eve Selis join San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine for its 29th annual Light up a Life Celebration, which honors the memory of loved ones for many San Diegans. The event takes place on Tuesday, December 13, at 8 p.m. at the San Diego Civic Theatre (1100 Third Avenue in downtown San Diego). Admission is free and open to the public.
The holiday program will include remarks from Kathleen Pacurar, President and CEO of San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine, and Councilmember Marti Emerald sharing her San Diego Hospice experience. Highlights of the evening include a poignant photo montage and the lighting of the Christmas tree and Menorah, in remembrance of those extraordinary people, both past and present, who have touched our hearts. Conductor Jung-Ho Pak and Orchestra Nova will perform holiday favorites throughout the program and Selis will perform with the San Diego North Coast Singers Youth Choir.
Light up a Life also helps to raise funds and awareness for San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine, a non-profit organization caring for more than 1,200 seriously ill adults and children each day throughout the county, through sponsorship opportunities. A gift of $35 and higher sponsors a light on the Christmas tree or Menorah, in honor of a loved one. Individuals making tribute gifts of $100 and higher receive a commemorative ornament. Additional sponsorships are also available. To RSVP or for more info, contact the San Diego Hospice Foundation at 619-278-6440.
About San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine
San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine is one of the largest community-owned, not-for-profit hospices in the country. The organization brings compassionate, expert medical care to more than 1,200 seriously ill adults and children each day throughout San Diego and North County. In addition, the organization provides professional grief and loss support to more than 12,000 individuals each year. More information is available online at www.sdhospice.org or call toll-free: 1-866-688-1600. Join our online communities on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google+.
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