Archive for June, 2018

Dear Compassionate Friend:

A brief reminder about our annual Summer Social, to be hosted by Eileen and I on Saturday July 7th, starting at 4:30pm. This is a casual, no-pressure event to which everyone is invited, whether or not you have been to a Sharing Circle or other activity. The format is a pot-luck supper – just bring your favourite dish to share – starter, entrée, side dish or dessert – home-made or store-bought. We will provide plates and cutlery – drinks would be appreciated.

To help us with numbers, please RSVP to this e-mail. If you need directions to our house, please reply to this e-mail. And we understand if you cannot decide until the last moment – there is always room for you! We look forward to seeing on the 7th.

For your information, the June newsletter from TCF Canada is attached. And for those who were not able to attend our recent Ottawa Chapter AGM, the attached Chapter Leader’s Report will give you an overview of our activities. If you have any questions, or would like to help in any way, please reply to this e-mail.

Best wishes,

Andy Bond
Kevin’s Dad
The Compassionate Friends, Ottawa Chapter

Website: www.tcfottawa.net
E-mail: tcfottawa

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Dear Compassionate Friend:

As we finally move into summer, we hope you will be able to join us at one or more of our upcoming events.

Annual General Meeting – This Tuesday, June 5th at The Olde Forge starting at 6:30pm. We use an informal round-table format with lots of time for discussion. Please feel free to bring finger food to share as you consider how you may support our Chapter activities.

Healing Broken Hearts Bereavement Conference – Saturday, June 9th at the RA Centre from 8am to 5pm. Please e-mail HealingBrokenHeartsInfo or visit www.picatic.com/HealingBrokenHearts for information and to purchase tickets.

Butterfly Release – Saturday, June 23rd in the gardens at Ronald MacDonald House starting at 2:00pm. Please arrive by 1:45 to register. This year, CHEO has decided to release 300 butterflies in place of 150 balloons and to read children’s names.

Summer Social – Saturday, July 7th starting at 4:30pm. This is a casual pot-luck supper hosted by Eileen and me. Everyone is welcome to join us whether or not you have attended a TCF event or Sharing Circle.

And finally, our Sharing Circles continue at The Olde Forge on the 3rd Tuesday of every month year round. Please visit our website (www.tcfottawa.net) for helpful resources including the latest newsletters from TCF Canada and other TCF Chapters across the country.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the above events, please reply to this e-mail.

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Best wishes,

Andy Bond
Kevin’s Dad
The Compassionate Friends, Ottawa Chapter

Website: www.tcfottawa.net
E-mail: tcfottawa

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