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Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation's 21st Annual Memorial Tree Celebration of Life

November 30, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation is holding its 21st annual Memorial Tree ornament sale to benefit the Presbyterian Hospice Program, which helps pay for bereavement materials, counseling, and memorial services to help those grieving move through their loss. 

Ornaments are available for purchase through December 4, by calling 505-724-6580 or go to

They can also be purchased at the Memorial Tree Celebration of Life event on December 8. Each ornament costs $15 with an additional $5 charge for personal inscriptions.

Artists from Escribiente, Albuquerque’s Calligraphic Society, can personalize the handmade terra cotta ornaments with the name of a loved one as a tribute if desired. Ornaments can be hung on one of the Presbyterian Memorial Trees through the holiday season and mailed at the beginning of the year or mailed immediately after purchase.

Members of the media are invited to attend the following event:

WHAT: Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation's 21st Annual Memorial Tree Celebration of Life

WHO: Presbyterian staff and volunteers, along with patients and members of the community, will attend and New Hope Gospel Choir will be performing.

WHERE: Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital – Main Lobby
8300 Constitution Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

WHEN: Tuesday, December 8 at 5:30 p.m.


About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. Presbyterian is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of eight hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.​​

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Kerri Dufault
Communications Specialist
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