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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Gift of Light ceremony at Bridgeport Hospital

Bridgeport Hospital will celebrate the season’s diverse holiday and faith traditions during the annual Gift of Light ceremony, 3–4:30 p.m., Dec. 2, in the hospital’s main lobby, 267 Grant St., officials said in a statement.
The event, which features musical performances and banners contributed by local schools and religious congregations, is free and open to the public, the statement said.
For information, call 203-384-3211.
Entertainment will be provided by the Childport Cherubs from Bridgeport Hospital’s employee daycare center at 3:15 p.m., the statement said.
Bridgeport Hospital’s Caring Carolers employee choir performs at 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. and Bridgeport’s Hall School Choir at 4 p.m.
Organizations contributing banners to the event include: St. Ambrose School, Bridgeport – Christmas; Congregation B’nai Torah, Trumbull – Hanukkah; Hall Neighborhood School, Bridgeport – Three Kings Day; and Harding High School, Bridgeport – Kwanzaa; Al Aziz Islamic Center, Bridgeport – Ramadan.
Bridgeport Hospital president and CEO William Jennings and Bridgeport Hospital Foundation President Steve Jakab "will convey holiday wishes, and the observance will conclude with reflections on the holidays and a special Christmas tree and menorah lighting ceremony outside the hospital’s main entrance," the statement said..
Gift of Light contributions may be made through the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation to benefit the hospital’s Department of Spiritual Care & Education Pet Therapy Program. For more information about donations, call 203-283-3522 or visit



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