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Hospital center Christmas gala set for Dec. 24

December 08, 2006

The annual Christmas holiday gala at Western Maryland Hospital Center will be Dec. 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. for residents who are unable to leave during the holidays.

Sponsored for the sixth year by MiHi (Many Individuals Helping Individuals), St. John's Episcopal Church and Valpak, the event is dependent on community donations.

This year, MiHi is attempting to raise $2,500 for the gala, according to Mary Besecker, MiHi ambassador at large.

Volunteers are needed to distribute gifts and refreshments to residents and to transport residents to the auditorium for the gala.

Western Maryland Hospital Center is a long-term state medical facility for patients with chronic illnesses. The center is at 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.

Donations can be sent to MiHi, Box 3511, Hagerstown, MD 21742. Checks should be made to MiHi Inc. and indicate that it is for WMHC Holiday Gala.

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