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Posted: Sunday, November 28, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 9:04 am, Sun Nov 28, 2010.

Light Up A Life is the largest annual fundraiser for The Hospice of East Texas, a nonprofit, community-based organization. Proceeds from Light Up A Life enable Hospice of East Texas to provide exceptional end-of-life care to patients and their families throughout East Texas.

A donation of $10 or more represents a light on the Hospice Tree in memory or in honor of a loved one.

Donations may be made throughout the holiday season by mail or by secure online donations at www.hospiceofeasttexas.org.

The Hospice of East Texas Tree Lighting ceremonies will be in 10 locations throughout its service area during the next two weeks.

Those locations include:

Tyler: Monday, 6 p.m., Butler— Clyde home, Corner of Fannin and Charnwood

Nacogdoches: Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Festival Plaza Downtown Nacogdoches, Corner of South Fredonia & Monk

Ben Wheeler: Tuesday, 6 p.m., Moore’s Store

Mineola: Thursday, 6 p.m., City Gazebo, Downtown Mineola

Henderson: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m., Rusk County, Courthouse Lawn, 115 N. Main

Hawkins: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 6 p.m, Hawkins Senior, Community Center, Presented by the Hawkins Study Club

Palestine: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 6 p.m., Reagan Park

Athens: Thursday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m., First Methodist Church

Marshall: Thursday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m., Weisman Hirsch Beil Home, 313 S. Washington

Jacksonville: Thursday, Dec. 16, 6 p.m., Lon Morris College Chapel

Hospice of East Texas has been caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses since 1982.

As one of the region’s few nonprofit hospices, The Hospice of East Texas serves patients and families in need of services, regardless of their ability to pay.

Hospice of East Texas team consists of physicians, nurses, certified nurse aides, social workers, chaplains, bereavement staff, volunteers and other support staff.

For information, call (903) 266-3400 or 1 (800) 777-9860.

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