2019 Jubilee of Trees Advances Neuroscience Services
“The Jubilee of Trees is a wonderful time of the year when community and hospital members come together with a common goal to benefit the future of our hospital,” said Mitch Cloward, Administrator of Intermountain Dixie Regional Medical Center.
The 36th Annual Jubilee of Trees will be held Thursday, November 21 through Monday, November 25, at the Dixie Convention Center .Every year at the Jubilee of Trees, not only does the five-day event feature a variety of special events, it also focuses on a medical field to highlight as the year’s main cause. This year, funds will go toward advancing neuroscience services.
“We have a very collaborative group of physicians that work really well together,” said Heather Reeve, Neurosciences Program Manager of Dixie Regional Medical Center. “They care about the patients and their outcomes from having surgery, seeing a neurology specialist, or having a stroke and getting the appropriate treatment needed.”
Intermountain Southern Utah Neurosciences Institute at Dixie Regional Medical Center offers neurosurgery, spine care, sleep medicine, neurology, stroke, pain management, neuro-oncology, neurointervention, neuro specialty rehab, electromyography, and more. As a special feature, a team of neuroscience professionals at the Jubilee of Trees will demonstrate telehealth, which is how video technology helps treat patients via connecting with specialists who live in other communities.
Along with the neuroscience demonstrations, friends and families can look forward to the Jubilee of Trees special events such as the Silent Tree Auction, Teddy Bear Picnic, and Fashion Show Luncheon. General admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children fifteen years of age and under. The Jubilee will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily except Friday, when it is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closing early for the gala).
Ticketed events include the St. George Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon ($15) at noon on Thursday, November 21; Jubilee Gala Dinner and Auction ($150) at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22; Teddy Bear Picnic ($15) at noon on Saturday, November 23; and the Fashion Show Luncheon ($25) at noon on Monday, November 19. You can reserve your tickets online at DixieRegional.org/JubileeofTrees.
In December of 1983, the first Jubilee of Trees was held to benefit Dixie Regional, and volunteers came together to create this festive fundraising event. Now, 36 years later, the event is bigger than ever with tens of thousands attending each year.
“This event is a way to welcome Christmas into the community through the help of thousands of volunteers who give up their time, talents, and finances to make it happen,” said Lisa Brown, Foundation Event Specialist of the Jubilee of Trees. “We all come together with the staff from the hospital and combine our energy and efforts to display Christmas as a gift to Dixie Regional Medical Center. We are so grateful for our executive leadership and their teams.” More than two dozen leaders move the work of event subcommittees forward.
“This is a celebration of the hospital and the community,” said Glenna Beyer, Executive Director of the Intermountain Foundation. “The synergy created results in better healthcare for everyone. We are so grateful our community supports Dixie Regional and nothing means more to us than being a great resource for our community. Please join us and make the holidays happier and healthier.”