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Tree of Lights Celebration; Dec. 11

November 13th, 2018

Rockville Centre, NY —  The Mercy Medical Center Council of Leagues is hosting its Annual Tree of Lights Celebration at Mercy Medical Center on December 11, 2018 at 5pm. The evening begins in the hospital’s main lobby where guests will be greeted by carolers before proceeding outside for the blessing and lighting of the tree. After the tree lighting, all are invited to return to the hospital lobby for refreshments.

Guests can help support the event by naming a holiday decoration in memory of a loved one, in celebration of an event or in honor of a special person. The names of all honorees will be recorded in the Tree of Lights Commemorative Book of Honor, which will be on display in the hospital’s lobby throughout the holiday season. A special Mass for all those named in the book will be offered in the Mercy Chapel on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Proceeds from this year’s Tree of Lights event will be dedicated to the renovation and expansion of Mercy Medical Center’s Mother/Baby Unit.

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, visit

Mercy Medical Center (main lobby)
1000 N. Village Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
5 pm 

Media Contact: Alida Almonte;



About Mercy Medical Center
Celebrating more than 100 years, Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, as well as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Mercy is also the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and consecutive Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. And, in recognition of the value it places on superior nursing care, Mercy has the Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Mercy provides comprehensive medical and surgical care and is a leader in minimally-invasive surgery, joint-replacement, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, spine and neurosurgery, in-patient acute rehabilitation, diagnostic and interventional radiology, maternity and newborn services and women’s health. Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® is a registered trademark of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Used by permission of ASMBS. All rights reserved. 

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