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Locals pack Shelter House for Tree of Remembrance ceremony


Courtney Fletcher

Several locals attended the Tree of Remembrance ceremony at the Shelter House Thursday night.

Sidney Regional Medical Center Hospice's annual Tree of Remembrance ceremony brought out several locals to the Shelter House in Legion Park Thursday night.

The ceremony featured a talk from Sidney resident Derek Weimer about his personal experience with the hospice. Singers from Creek Valley High School and a talk from Rev. Thomas Hyde of Sidney's First United Methodist Church were also part of the ceremony.

The tree lighting tradition has typically been held in the lobby of the hospital for many years. However, with the transition to the hospital's new location, the hospice took the opport...

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