WHAT: American Cancer Society Hope Lodge’s Fifth Annual Holiday Celebration, Tree Lighting
Join the American Cancer Society staff, volunteers and Hope Lodge guests as we celebrate the holiday season and the victories made throughout the year in our Hope Lodge family. This annual event allows current and past Hope Lodge guests the opportunity to reunite during the holiday season. The evening will include entertainment and a special tree lighting ceremony for the Hope Lodge guests. One part of the ceremony includes the hanging of ornaments in memory of guests who lost their battle this year, and also in honor of those who have survived. The University of Kentucky Women’s Choir will also perform.
WHEN: Thursday, December 1, 2011, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
**ACTUAL LIGHTING IS NEAR THE END OF THIS TIME FRAME – starting at around 7:30pm.
WHERE: American Cancer Society Hope Lodge
1500 College Way
Lexington, KY 40502
WHY: The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge provides free overnight lodging for cancer patients and their caregivers, creating an environment which eases both the stress of the cancer journey and the financial challenge of receiving lifesaving treatment. The Hope Lodge in Lexington, Kentucky offers private rooms for the comfort of its guests and their caregivers. Fostering a home-like environment, the Hope Lodge is equipped with a community dining room, kitchen facility, library, and laundry facility. And, most importantly, the Hope Lodge offers encouragement and support from others going through the cancer journey. For more information about the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, visit www.cancer.org/hopelodgelexington or call 1-800-227-2345.