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Ochsner Tree of Life Ceremony


  Purchase an ornament to be hung on the Tree of Life in the Atrium Lobby at Ochsner Medical Center (1514 Jefferson Hwy.) and proceeds from sales of the $20 ornaments will benefit the Ventricular Assist Device Patient Assistance Fund.

  The ornaments will be hung on the Tree of Life during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The tree honors loved ones of patients and employees and is dedicated to the late Dr. Clifford H. Van Meter Jr., who was a cardiothoracic surgeon at Ochsner and instituted the patient assistance fund.

  To purchase an ornament, call 842-7113 or visit www.ochsner.org. — Graves

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