Stories tagged with: Tree of Love

November 21, 2014 - 10:35pm
35 weeks 2 days ago

Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital got into the Christmas spirit a little bit early Friday night.

For the 29th year, the Tree of Love was lit on the campus of Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. Community members and families gathered to listen to Christmas music and celebrate the season with the tree lighting. Trees could be bought for $100 a piece and could be dedicated in memory of a loved one. You could also buy plaques and bulbs. Carol Kohler, Co-Chairman of the Tree of Love Project,...

November 18, 2011 - 10:10pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Holiday cheer spread with the flip of a switch in Zanesville on Friday night.

Genesis-Bethesda Hospital held its annual Tree of Love lighting ceremony.  Co-chairs Carol Kohler and Alice Mauk said the trees are given in honor or in memory of loved ones.

"What's so neat is to see people drive around, because in front of each tree is a plaque, and they can find their tree for their loved one," said Mauk.

The centerpiece of the project is a larger tree decorated...

November 19, 2010 - 10:09pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

For some, it's the most wonderful time of the year.

The annual "Tree of Love" lighting ceremony was held Friday evening in front of Genesis-Bethesda Hospital. The public was invited to celebrate the joyful occasion.

"A tree is purchased in memory of or in honor of a loved one and besides the trees, we have all the bulbs on the trees," said Chairperson Alice Mauk. "It's just an emotional and beautiful evening and what a wonderful way to start...

November 20, 2009 - 8:48pm
5 years 35 weeks ago

Genesis Bethesda Hospital kicked off the holidays Friday with the offical lighting of the "Tree of Love."

The large fir tree is lit with hundreds of bulbs given in honor or memory of loved ones for a $5 donation. The names of those honored are also displayed in the main lobbies of the hospitals.

Individual trees are available for $100 and line the streets of the hospitals campuses and Genesis Hospice. They have plaques with the honorees and donors names beside...

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