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Published on December 02, 2013

Altru to Hold Infant Bereavement Candlelight Memorial Service

Grand Forks, ND – Altru’s Infant and Child Bereavement Program will hold its Candlelight Memorial Service Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in the main lobby of Altru Hospital.

The memorial service is dedicated to all babies who have died before or shortly after birth, or in early childhood. Ornaments will be placed on a tree in the lobby of Altru Hospital. Those wishing to have their child’s name inscribed on an ornament may call 701.780.5250. You may also have an ornament inscribed before the service between 5:30-6:30 p.m. Inscribed ornaments from previous services are also welcome for placement on the tree.

Sponsored by Wings of Hope Infant Bereavement Program and Altru Alliance, this program is free and open to the public.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network, and a congregate living facility. It employs more than 200 physicians and 3,800 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $400 million.