The tree lighting in memory of loved ones lost is always a meaningful event of the Christmas season, held at Cowichan District Hospital. (Citizen file)

The tree lighting in memory of loved ones lost is always a meaningful event of the Christmas season, held at Cowichan District Hospital. (Citizen file)

Coming up in Cowichan: Tree Lighting in memory next week in Duncan

Gathering offers opportunity for the community to join together to honour loved ones who have died.

Tree lighting remembers those no longer with us

The community is invited to the 29th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Cowichan District Hospital.

Hosted by Cowichan Hospice and the Cowichan District Hospital, this gathering offers an opportunity for the community to join together to honour loved ones who have died. All are welcome. Following the ceremony, join others in the cafeteria for refreshments and snacks.

Music begins and you can see the tree at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby, and the ceremony begins at the main entrance at 6 p.m.