DAVENPORT, Iowa – Nov. 6, 2017 – The holidays are a special time for family gatherings and remembering those who have passed. The Genesis Remembrance Tree in Davenport will celebrate the memories of loved ones and focus attention on the continuing need for access to quality hospice care in the region.

The Genesis Remembrance Tree in Davenport will be illuminated in a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10 starting at 6 p.m. in Bechtel Park at River Drive and Iowa Street. This will be the 14 th annual lighting of the Remembrance Tree.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Andy Burman and Eleanor Kiel.

Individual “light” sponsors are invited to make a donation of $10 in memory of loved ones. All proceeds will benefit Genesis Hospice Care. Since 2004, the Genesis Remembrance Trees have raised nearly $40,000 for hospice care at Genesis.

Genesis Hospice is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team to assist in managing symptoms, as well as enhancing quality of life. The common goal of all services is to provide the patient and family with comfort.

For information about how to honor the memory of a loved one, call (563) 421-6865 or go to www.genesishealth.com/tree.

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