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AFF Peace Tree 2021

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AFF Peace Tree 2021
Thursday, November 18 - 5:30 p.m.

Thirty-four years ago, the Association of Faculty and Friends (AFF) of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine began this wonderful project.

A tree on the grounds of the Medical Center is decorated with white lights in memory of or in honor of a special loved one or person who has touched lives in a special way.

The tree remains as a symbol of Peace, Hope, Unity, Joy, and Love throughout the holiday season.

**Donations received by November 5th, 2021, will be included in this year’s program booklet.**

All donors will receive a printed copy of the program which will contain the list of all those individuals who will be honored or remembered this year.

In order to protect the safety of our patients and participants, and in order to comply with federal, state, and university guidelines during the pandemic, a virtual event is being planned. We invite you to join us via Zoom. A link will be forwarded to you prior to this event so that you can enjoy the live musical performances and the tree lighting on Thursday, November 18, 2021. 

We thank you for your ongoing support of this tradition and the mission of AFF which is to promote medical education, research, clinical care, and scholarship, and to serve the needs of the community for which we are a part of.

For more information, please visit or contact Lisa Braccini-Barletta at / 717-531-4990 or Michelle Carraher at