Friday night, December 6, at at 5:30 p.m. a reception will start the annual Marcus Daly Hospice Tree of Lights ceremony. The tree is at corner of the Hospice wing of the Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton. The reception in the hospital's Blodgett and Canyon View conference rooms includes homemade soup, bread and baked goods from the Hospice Volunteers. That will be followed by a ceremony of reflection, sharing, music and remembrance.

The lighting of the tree will be at 7 p.m. The individual tree lights honor the memories of loved ones. Donations of $5 remembers your loved one with a light on the tree. For $15 or more, you'll receive an ornament to take home. Those who donate $100 or more will receive a letter of appreciation and you will be a Tree of Lights sponsor. A Beacon of Light sponsorship is $250 or more. For more information, call Marcus Daly Hospice at 406-363-6503.