LISTEN: Amanda Roberts talks ‘Light It Up’ service, coming Friday, to WRMC parking lot


Amanda Roberts, director of the White River Health System (WRHS) Foundation, called into the White River Now studios this week to discuss the upcoming “Light It Up with Hope & Courage” prayer service and ceremony that will be held Friday, April 10, at the East Entrance parking lot of White River Medical Center (WRMC). The event begins at 8 p.m. Vehicles will begin arriving between 7:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

Roberts told White River Now’s Big Daddy Randy the service is an opportunity for the community to show support for health care workers on the front lines of fighting cornoavirus.

To listen to the interview, click below:


To adhere to social distancing guidelines, participants will be asked to stay in their vehicles, practice safe and slow driving in the parking lots, and flash their lights to celebrate the medical staff during the ceremony. Those attending can listen to the service on their vehicle radios by tuning into 98.9 FM.

For more information about the WRHS Foundation, visit their website at


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