CHRISTMAS CONCERT: The Healing Place, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital’s Center for Life’s Journeys, will host “The Healing Sounds of Christmas” holiday concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at The Florian Gardens, 2340 Lorch Ave.

The concert will feature local band 513FREE. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with a social hour and music by HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital’s Hearts of Joy Choir.

The event is free, and registration is appreciated by calling 715-717-6565 or going to

“We’re looking forward to an evening filled with music to heal the heart and bring joy to the soul,” said Amy Segerstrom, coordinator of The Healing Place.

The Healing Place is a community outreach service of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital and provides free services to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss and is in need of spiritual and emotional support.

From staff reports