HERMISTON — The community is invited to honor loved ones and support Vange John Memorial Hospice during the holiday season.

In its 31st year, the “Light Up a Life” fundraiser runs throughout the month of December. People are encouraged to make a suggested donation of $15, which can be dedicated in honor of someone you admire or in memory of a loved one or friend. A symbolic light and ornament will be illuminated in the window display area provided by Victory Baptist Church at 193 E. Main St., Hermiston.

A special "Light Up a Life" reading will include the names submitted. It will broadcast Sunday, Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. on KOHU 1360 AM. In addition, a community-wide memorial service will be held Sunday, Dec. 29 at 3 p.m. at the Hermiston Christian Center, 1825 W. Highland Ave.

The tax-deductible donations help support services for patients and their families provided by the local hospice throughout the year. To “Light Up a Life,” provide the person’s name the donation is honoring and mail a $15 check to Vange John Memorial Hospice, 645 W. Orchard Ave., Suite 500, Hermiston, OR 97838. For more information or to receive a donation form, call 541-667-3543.

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