GLADWIN – A festive holiday evening filled the room for the lighting of MidMichigan Medical Center – Gladwin’s Love Light Trees annual event. More than $5,000 has been donated thus far to the MidMichigan Health Foundation for the Love Light Trees program to support the comfort and care of patients served at the Medical Center in Gladwin.
Nearly 100 people enjoyed seeing the Love Light Trees lit in the Gladwin Pines dining room at MidMichigan Medical Center – Gladwin. Patti Antonacopoulos lit the tree in remembrance of her husband Dr. Peter Antonacopoulos. A musical ceremony that included an invocation by Reverend David Sprang, assistant to the Bishop of the Northwest Lower Michigan Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Howard Tyree, P. A. C., MidMichigan Urgent Care – Gladwin, Children’s home schooled choir and the local Bell choir filled the room with holiday music. The illumination of the remembrance candles, appearance by Santa and holiday refreshments helped round out the evening’s program.
Contributions to the MidMichigan Health Foundation for the Love Light Trees program in Gladwin continue to be welcomed and can be made in honor or in memory of others. Those interested in more information or who wish to donate may visit www.midmichigan.org/lovelighttrees or contact the MidMichigan Health Foundation at 989-839-1932.
The MidMichigan Health Foundation supports the patients and families served by MidMichigan Health by raising funds for equipment, services and programs. MidMichigan Health is a non-profit health system headquartered in Midland, Michigan, affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan. MidMichigan Health covers a 23-county region with medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Alma, Clare, Gladwin, Mt. Pleasant and West Branch. In addition to its Medical Centers, MidMichigan Health also offers both home health care and physician services, and has a strong commitment to medical education. MidMichigan Physicians Group provides urgent care and medical offices in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, hematology/ oncology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, family medicine and more. Currently, MidMichigan has more than 8,700 employees, volunteers, physicians and other personnel, and provided more than $90 million in community benefits in fiscal year 2019.