Remembrance Day Ceremony is Oct. 20 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
10/09/2012

ALLEN, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen will host a remembrance ceremony for families that have lost a child.

The ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct., 20, in the chapel at Texas Health Allen. A butterfly will be released in each child’s memory. October 15 is recognized as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.

“The ceremony we will host on October 20 is our way of helping families honor their lost children,” said Catherine Johnson, director of The Family Birthplace at Texas Health Allen. “Whether the loss was recent or further back we hope members of the community who have been affected by pregnancy or infant loss will come to the ceremony.”

To RSVP or for any questions about the ceremony, call 972-747-6244.

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. The hospital’s services include women’s services, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit TexasHealth.org/Allen.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 24 acute care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist hospitals, a large physician group, outpatient facilities, and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education. For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital.