DEERFIELD – Dave Roberts joined NewsTalk this afternoon to talk about the upcoming Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting event this weekend.
The Compassionate Friends of the Mohawk Valley is inviting the local community to participate in the candle lighting event from 7-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at the First United Methodist Church of New Hartford, located at 105 Genesee St.
The event is meant to unite family and friends around the world in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of children who have died, according to the event’s website.
Those interested in attending the event in New Hartford are asked to RSVP by Thursday, Dec. 7. You can RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration the night of the event will be 6-6:45 p.m.
When you register for the event, you’re asked to send a JPEG photo file of the child who passed away with his or her name, date of birth and date of death, along with the number of family and friends who will be attending in their honor.
Coffee and cookies will be served after the ceremony. For more information, you can call 315-736-8684.