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Support group to form in Port Henry

Bereaved Parents of USA to meet July 17

There will be an informational and organizational meeting of Bereaved Parents of the USA Tuesday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be at  LightWorks Reiki & Yoga, 4326 Main St., Ste.1, Port Henry.

There will be an informational and organizational meeting of Bereaved Parents of the USA Tuesday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be at LightWorks Reiki & Yoga, 4326 Main St., Ste.1, Port Henry.

— There will be an informational and organizational meeting of Bereaved Parents of the USA Tuesday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m.

The meeting will be at LightWorks Reiki & Yoga, 4326 Main St., Ste.1, Port Henry.

The group helps grieving parents and families rebuild their lives following the death of a child.

The meeting is open to all.

“Come learn about the Bereaved Parents of the USA organization,” said Luci Carpenter, who is organizing the Port Henry meeting. “Find out how a chapter in our area can benefit bereaved parents, siblings and families. Share and heal with those who truly understand.

“Members of Bereaved Parents of the USA offer care, support and understanding to other bereaved parents so that we can find our way to positive resolutions to our grief,” she said.

For further information contact Carpenter at 572-6427 or Email luciccarp@gmail.com

“Bereaved Parents of the USA is a national, non-profit self-help group that offers support, understanding compassion and hope, especially to the newly-bereaved, be they bereaved parents grandparents or siblings struggling to rebuild their lives after the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings,” according to the group’s website.

The site can be found at www.bereavedparentsusa.org

Bereaved Parents of the USA is open to all parents, grandparents and siblings regardless of the age or the circumstances of the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings.

There are no dues or fees. All work on both the national and chapter level is done by volunteers.

Bereaved Parents of the USA has chapters around the country that hold monthly support meetings. Chapters publish monthly newsletters and maintain lending libraries for their member’s use. A national newsletter is published quarterly.

The organization also conducts an annual conference with workshops, sharing sessions and guest speakers on aspects of grief and reinvesting life.

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