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Foundation's Holiday Spirit Trees help keep 25 years of memories alive

A community-wide tradition of honoring loved ones with a "Gift of Love" has reached its 25th year at Kimball Health Services.

The Kimball Hospital Foundation invites residents to honor someone special in their life through the Foundation's Holiday Spirit program. Residents fill out "Gift of Love" cards displaying the loved one's name on the front and their name(s) on the back. The cards, which represent gifts of any amount, are displayed in the hospital during the holiday season.

For donations of more than $100, colorful brass ornaments are engraved with a loved one's name by Larsen's Jewe...