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GriefCare Place

Published: August 21, 2016 12:00 AM

The GriefCare Place offers support groups that give those 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 at 4499 Darrow Road in Stow in the Keystone Vet building - entrance in rear. Call the office for further information and detailed directions at 330-686-1750 or email: griefcareplace@att.net Monthly meeting calendars are posted on the website, www.thegriefcareplace.org.

The GriefCare Place, serving grievers from 66 communities in Northeast Ohio, has been committed since 1997 to bring hope and healing to broken hearts caused by the death of a loved one.

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Widowed Men's Group -- This group is designed for men who have experienced the death of a spouse. This group will meet on Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and is led by Mike Farmer.

Widowed Women's Group -- This group is designed specifically for widows of all ages and stages of grief. This group will meet on Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The afternoon meeting starts with the women bringing a sack lunch at 12:30. The group is led by Edie English and Sue Freeman.

Other Adult Losses -- An ongoing monthly support group for adults grieving the death of a parent, sibling, close friend, partner, or relative other than a spouse or child. This group will meet on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. It will be led by Christine Reinhard.

Save the Date: Sept. 13 will be the Ninth Annual Grapes & Gourmet Guys event.

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. The event will be at St. George Family Center in Akron. Call to make reservations at 330-686-1750.

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