RRSTAR: Mercyhealth Development Foundation to Host Candlelight Vigil

ROCKFORD — The Mercyhealth Development Foundation, along with other community supporters, invites area families to attend the Angel Statue of Hope Candlelight Vigil and Remembrance Ceremony at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Angel Statue of Hope located in Waterside Park at the corner of East State and Water streets.

This year marks the 16th anniversary of the ceremony, which is held to help heal and comfort those who have lost a child. The program features music sung by Rockford native Jodi Beach, testimonials and a time for reflection. Families are encouraged to bring a single white flower to place at the base of the statue.

For information: 815-971-5481.

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