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Support groups at GriefCare Place for the week of Sept. 6

Published: September 6, 2016 12:57 PM

The GriefCare Place offers support groups that give the one grieving the loss of a loved one by death the understanding of the grief process and encourages them that healing will come. All grief support groups are at no cost.

All groups will meet at The GriefCare Place Support Center, at 4499 Darrow Road in Stow in the Keystone Vet building — entrance in rear, unless otherwise noted. For further information and detailed directions, call 330-686-1750 or email griefcareplace@att.net. Monthly meeting calendars are posted on www.thegriefcareplace.org.

Individual grief counseling will not be available through Sept. 15.  Please call the office for more information.

Until Healing Comes: Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. Our foundational progressive program for any adult who has experienced the death of a loved one. Led by Lou-Ann Redmon with guest speaker Dr. Don Lichi, from Emerge Counseling Services.

Kids’ Fall Time Camp: Oct. 6, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, each session 6 to 7:30 p.m.  This is for children ages 6-12 who have experienced a significant loss, such as that of a parent, grandparent or sibling. Through fun activities, incorporating art, music, books and play, children will learn about and explore their grief with similar aged peers who have had related experiences. This group will be led by Mike Johnson with help from several volunteers. There is no fee for attendees. Snacks will be provided. For more information or to register, call 330-686-1750. Also, Maribeth Lieberth will offer two sessions on October 6 on “How to help a grieving child” to the parents/guardians who bring their child to the camp sessions. RSVP when registering your child to 330-686-1750.

9th Annual Grapes & Gourmet Guys: Sept. 13 at The New St. George Family Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Akron, OH 44333. Each year local celebrities create some of the greatest dishes for guests to sample, while bidding on a wide variety of silent auction items. This fundraising event is a unique and enjoyable experience. Call 330-686-1750 to make reservations.

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