The City of Carpinteria loaned the nonprofit an 18 foot native living pine tree (Pinus eldarica) for the remembrance event held on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Seal Fountain at Linden Plaza in Carpinteria. Light Up A Life attendees hung memorial stars on the tree in remembrance and memory of their loved ones. After the holiday season, the tree will be will be donated to the Carpinteria Parks and Recreation Department and planted in El Carro Park in Carpinteria. Hospice of Santa Barbara also hosted Light Up A Life events in Goleta and Santa Barbara earlier this month.
Light Up A Life memorial stars will be sold throughout December and are now available at the following locations:
Anna’s Bakery in Camino Real Marketplace
Lobero Theatre box office (Box office hours are Mon.–Fri. 10 a.m.– 5 p.m.; Sat. Noon – 5 p.m.)
Curious Cup Bookstore (929 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria)
Peebee & Jay’s (1007 Casitas Pass Road, Carpinteria)
Montecito Bank & Trust (1023 Casitas Pass Road, Carpinteria)
Hospice of Santa Barbara office (2050 Alameda Padre Serra, Suite 100) and at www.hospiceofsantabarbara.org or by calling 805-563-8820
A $15 or more donation is suggested for each star, and all proceeds support Hospice of Santa Barbara.
Hospice of Santa Barbara “volunteers” its free professional counseling and care management services to more than 600 children and adults every month who are experiencing the impact of a life-threatening illness, or grieving the death of a loved one.
For more information, please call (805) 563-8820 or click here.