Contact Us

Sedalia Remembers Lost Loved Ones with BRHC’s Tree Of Memories

The Holiday season can definitely be a season full of joy and happiness.  It’s a time for family and friends to come together and celebrate their good  fortune.  Part of that, at least for me, is remembering the past and those who have influenced us.  Sadly, families get smaller every year, and sometimes those families are touched by cancer, heart disease, or other ailments.  You can remember those you’ve lost with a great memorial at Bothwell Regional Health Center.As you might not remember, my mother had cancer pretty badly the last few years of her life.  For about three to four months, I took my mother to radiation and chemotherapy treatments almost every day.  That’s her at her last Christmas – you can tell she was on steroids, since her face was so puffy. Anyway, I also took care of my grandmother in her later years.  I took her to doctor’s appointments, out to lunch, brought her her favorite cookies and all that stuff.  It’s strange to have the holidays without them. Sometimes I still catch myself thinking “Oh, I should get that for Mom this Christmas” or “I should get the brand of turkey and noodles that Grandma wants….” Then I have to remind myself that they’re not here.  While I’m thankful for the family and loved ones I still have, it’s good to remember them around this time of year.

So The Bothwell Regional Health Center Hospice is asking anyone who has a late loved one to Community Tree of Memories Celebration at 6 p.m. on Dec. 11. The ceremony will take place south of the hospital’s main entrance, on the west side of the main parking lot.  This year marks the 20th anniversary of this event to honor the memory of loved ones. Attendees are encouraged to bring an ornament in memory of their loved ones to hang on one of three trees, which will remain outside on display throughout December.  So  make sure it’s nothing too expensive and that it’s weatherproof, you’d hate to lose it or get it ruined by the elements.

The Tree of Memories provides a unique way to honor and remember loved ones who have died but will always be in your hearts, thoughts and prayers. They’re also going to be having some time for families and friends to talk about a special memory about their loved one during the ceremony.  For more information, call Amy Brust, Bothwell Regional Health Center Hospice, at 660-829-2700.

Remeberingly yours,
Behka

More from Newstalk 1050

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ksisradio.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KSIS Radio 1050 AM, News-Sports-Weather quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KSIS Radio 1050 AM, News-Sports-Weather quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!