West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 13, 2018 – The holiday season is a time
of remembrance, and Great River Friends offers an opportunity to help.
Loved ones are remembered and honored each year through its Love Tree
program. With donations of $25 or more, ornaments accompanied by their
names will be placed on donors’ choices of three trees.
Love Trees will be in Great River Medical Center’s lobby, Great River
Hospice House, Great River Klein Center.
All Love Tree proceeds benefit Great River Friends’ Scholarship Program.
Each year, up to $10,000 is awarded to area residents pursuing health
care careers. It includes high school seniors, current college students
and Southeastern Community College students.
A Love Tree Celebration Ceremony is scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec.
20, in the Mercy Plaza lobby. Donors will be invited to celebrate their
loved ones through prayer, reading of the names, presentation of ornaments
Great River Friends is a community of donors and volunteers that supports
Great River Health System with the gifts of time, talent and treasure.