Time for Lourdes Christmas Market This Saturday
By WestKyStar & Lourdes Staff
PADUCAH, KY - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Lourdes with the upcoming Christmas Market this Saturday, Nov. 18th in the Lourdes Marshall Nemer Pavilion Plaza from 9 am - 4 pm. The event is free to enter and features more than 30 vendors with jewelry, children’s clothing, handbags, scarves, and Christmas décor. You can also buy a ticket to possibly win your favorite one-of-a-kind decorated tree. The Christmas Market benefits the Lourdes Associates Christmas Giving Program and is the start of the 6th Annual Festival of Trees celebration.

The Festival of Trees is a decoration of Christmas trees by hospital departments to raise money for the Lourdes Associates Christmas Giving program. The departments donate the decorations and the community is invited to buy a ticket to win their favorite tree.  Tickets are $1. You can purchase them in the Lourdes Gift Shop.

The Festival of Trees features more than 20 trees, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Grandma’s Cottage, “Nurse” Earth’s Angels, Elving around the Christmas Tree, plus many more whimsical trees. They will be on display until December 22 in the Lourdes Marshall Nemer Pavilion Plaza.

The winners will be announced December 5 at the annual Tree of Lights ceremony at 5:30 pm in the Lourdes Chapel.

Lourdes is part of Mercy Health, one of the largest Catholic healthcare ministries in the country. Lourdes’ faith-based Mission, values and promise form the cornerstones of its healthcare system. These bedrock beliefs unite its doctors, nurses and employees to strive to deliver the highest quality healthcare possible. Lourdes Hospital is a 359 licensed-bed facility accredited by The Joint Commission and was named as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. Lourdes is home to the region’s largest multi-specialty physician network, Mercy Medical Associates, which consists of over 100 providers serving in over 30 locations throughout western Kentucky. Lourdes offers the following services: Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Primary Care, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine, Behavioral Health, Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care, Sleep Disorders, Surgery, ENT, Urology, Gastroenterology, Pain Medicine, Radiology and Wound Care. 

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Published 06:03 AM, Tuesday Nov. 14, 2017
Updated 05:57 AM, Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017

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