Rome Twigs feature Tree of Lights campaign

The Rome Twigs Tree of Lights 2019 reception and ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in the Rome Memorial Hospital lobby.

The tree-lighting ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

AmCare Ambulance Service Inc. will be honored for the company’s many years of devoted service to the community and partnership with the hospital. A scroll displaying the names of donors and their honored persons will be displayed at the event.

AmeriCU Credit Union is the corporate sponsor of the Rome Twigs campaign. The company has donated $1,000 to the Twigs fundraiser for RMH. A visible symbol of the season, the Tree of Lights project began in 1989.

Contributions to the Tree of Lights campaign help the Twigs, a nonprofit organization, continue its long tradition of dedicated service in support of the hospital and its mission.

All donations are tax deductible and all monies are used for the purchase of hospital equipment and to support programs of the hospital.

In 2019 alone, the Twigs have donated nearly $56,000 worth of equipment to the hospital, all of which directly impacts patient care.

Photo: Helping to organize the Rome Twigs Tree of Lights 2019 reception and ceremony are, from left, Paul Taylor, president-CEO, AmCare Ambulance Service Inc.; Richard Van Atta, financial center manager for AmeriCU, Griffiss; Heather Willson, financial center manager for AmeriCU, Rome; Mike Manuele, assistant vice president of AmeriCU; Betsy McMahon, co-chairwoman of the Twigs Tree of Lights committee; and Sandy Morris, Twig general hospital committee chairwomen.