Conductor Jung-Ho Pak and Singer Eve Selis Headline San Diego Hospice's Light up a Life Celebration Dec. 7
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November 10, 2010
CONTACT: Melissa DelaCalzada, San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine, (619) 278-6139 firstname.lastname@example.org 
SAN DIEGO, CA –Renowned Conductor Jung-Ho Pak and and award-winning singer Eve Selis join San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine for its 28th annual Light up a Life Celebration, which honors the memory of loved ones for many San Diegans. The event takes place on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. at the San Diego Civic Theatre (1100 Third Avenue, San Diego). Admission is free and open to the public.
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 sing her original hit “Where Angels Walk” in memory of her late father. The holiday program will also include remarks from Kathleen Pacurar, President and CEO of San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine, and Richard Woltman, Chairman of Girard Securities, Inc., who will share the story of his San Diego Hospice experience.
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 1,000 seriously ill adults and children each day throughout the county. A gift of $35 and higher sponsors a light on the 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 or visit online at www.sdhospice.org/lightupalife .
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, with the largest resource in the world for training palliative medicine physicians and other specialists. The organization brings compassionate, expert medical care to more than 1,000 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 at www.Facebook.com/SanDiegoHospice  and www.Twitter.com/SanDiegoHospice .