All are invited to Light a Luminary on Sunday, December 2, at 4:30 p.m. at the municipal complex gazebo (1033 Weldon Road). Participants may honor loved ones by writing their names and/or a message on a luminary bag and lighting a candle within.

Photo: Amanda Ventre

The eighth annual free hour-long event is sponsored by JTConnect, the township’s mental health organization. It provides an enlightened way to reflect, to remember loved ones lost, and to bring hope for all those affected by suicide.

Photo: Amanda Ventre

The goals of JTConnect are to change minds about mental health, achieve greater results, break down barriers, promote positive reinforcement, discover solutions, and make an impact in the community: “Together we can.”

Photo: Amanda Ventre

In the event of inclement weather on the date scheduled for Light a Luminary, and for additional info about JTConnect, visit www.facebook.com/JeffersonTownshipConnect or email JeffersonTownshipConnect@gmail.com.

If you know someone is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline toll-free at 800-273-TALK (8255), 24 hours a day year round. There is hope.

Photo: Amanda Ventre

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