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Culpeper Times • April 14-20, 2016

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Culpeper Hospital Auxiliary donates money for guest chairs

purchase a light on the tree for $10 or a light in the star for $50. Donors can give their money in honor or in remembrance of a loved one. “The Lights of Love celebration is a great way for people to celebrate the holidays and honor or remember their loved ones,” said Sally Canavan, Chair, Lights of Love. The Lights of Love campaign began in 1983 when the Culpeper Memorial Hospital Auxiliary decided to sell lights and celebrate the holiday season with a treelighting ceremony. That first year, they raised $5,000. Money from previous years’ Lights of Love fundraisers

Tuesday Morning Storytimes begin at library Registration for Tuesday Morning Storytimes started Tuesday,

April 11, in person at the Culpeper County Library. This is for the April-May session. PreSchool Storytime (ages 3-5) is at 10:30 a.m. and Toddler Storytime (age 2) is at 10:30 or 11:00 a.m. Toddlers participate with a caregiver, and preschool children participate on their own while parents remain in the children’s area of the library. Children and parents benefit from being with the same group of people each week, and from programming tailored to specific age groups. Stories, songs, rhymes, puppets, activities, and tips for helping children develop pre-literacy skills are shared. Contact Laini Bostian at 540-825-8691 or lbostian@cclva.org

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The Culpeper Hospital Auxiliary recently donated new guest chairs for the UVA Culpeper Hospital infusion area. The donation, an approximate value of $6,500, was made possible by the auxiliary’s annual Lights of Love celebration fundraiser. Held in December, the Lights of Love event has been a part of the Culpeper Hospital Auxiliary’s fundraising efforts for nearly 33 years. Beginning in October, community members have an opportunity to

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April 14th, 2016 -- Culpeper Times  

April 14th, 2016 -- Culpeper Times