The 24th annual Tree of Light ceremony for Huntington and Shelton will take place Thursday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Carey & Guarrera Real Estate, 59 Old Shelton Road, in Huntington Center.

The event for VNS of Connecticut’s Hospice at Home program allows residents to celebrate the spirit and honor the memory of loved ones.

A memorial roll of those lost in the past year will be read aloud at the ceremony; people also can purchase a symbolic memorial light in remembrance of a loved one to benefit the VNS (Visiting Nurse Services).

Refreshments are served after the ceremony. Call 203-366-3821, ext. 1111 or email TreeofLight@vnsct.org for information or to find out more about getting a memorial light for a loved one.

Some details also available at http://vnsct.org/special_events.asp