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Mid-Winter Social

All,

Thanks to all who attended our winter social gathering on Sunday and specifically to our hosts, Julia and Kevin for one again offering their wonderful home and lovely atmosphere.

Larry and Paulette Cadman

The Compassionate Friends, Ottawa Chapter

Website: www.tcfottawa.net

E-mail: tcfottawa

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The Ottawa Writers Festival has invited Erin Davis, co-host of 98.1 CHFI’s Toronto’s morning show, and grief survivor, to speak about the loss of her daughter and her struggle to reclaim joy in her life. They are offering free tickets to anyone who might be interested in Erin’s story.

If interested, please email leslie@writersfestival.org to reserve the number of tickets. They will be held under your name to be collected the night of the event at the on-site box office table.

Event Details:

Thursday, February 28th

7:30 to 9 PM

Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Ave. at Bank St. – Ottawa

https://writersfestival.org/events/spring-2019/mourning-has-broken-love-loss-and-reclaiming-joy

Should you have any questions, get in touch with Leslie at the above email address.

Below is further contact info.

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Leslie Wilson

Public Relations Director

Ottawa International Writers Festival

http://www.writersfestival.org/

Follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ottawa.writersfest

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Good day everyone,

In light of the weather we needed to cancel our social today but thanks to Julia and Kevin Page they have offered to host it next weekend, from 12 noon to 2pm on Sunday, Mar 3rd at their home in Britannia. The format still be pot-luck lunch and is open to any parent, regardless of whether or not you have attended a Sharing Circle or other TCF activity. If you would like to attend (and we hope that you will), please reply to this e-mail for directions and to help planning.

Larry and Paulette Cadman

The Compassionate Friends, Ottawa Chapter

Website: www.tcfottawa.net

E-mail: tcfottawa

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Mid-Winter Social Reminder – Sunday, February 24th

January 21, 2019 by TCF Ottawa

Dear Compassionate Friend,

Julia and Kevin Page have offered to host our third annual Mid-Winter Social, from 12 noon to 2pm on Sunday, February 24th. The format will be a pot-luck lunch, similar to our Summer Social, and is open to any parent, regardless of whether or not you have attended a Sharing Circle or other TCF activity. If you would like to attend (and we hope that you will), please reply to this e-mail for directions and to help planning.

Larry and Paulette Cadman

The Compassionate Friends, Ottawa Chapter

Website: www.tcfottawa.net

E-mail: tcfottawa

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Dear Compassionate Friend,

Julia and Kevin Page have offered to host our third annual Mid-Winter Social, from 12 noon to 2pm on Sunday, February 24th. The format will be a pot-luck lunch, similar to our Summer Social, and is open to any parent, regardless of whether or not you have attended a Sharing Circle or other TCF activity. If you would like to attend (and we hope that you will), please reply to this e-mail for directions and to help planning.

Larry and Paulette Cadman

The Compassionate Friends, Ottawa Chapter

Website: www.tcfottawa.net

E-mail: tcfottawa

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Dear Compassionate Friend:

As you are aware, Eileen and I have been planning for some time to step back as leaders of the TCF Ottawa Chapter and as we reach the 20th anniversary of our founding, feel that this is an appropriate time to “pass the torch”.

We are pleased to announce that Paulette and Larry Cadman have agreed to take over as Chapter Leaders. The transition will take place over the next few weeks and Eileen and I will continue to be available in an advisory role.

We have greatly appreciated your support to other bereaved parents by understanding and providing a safe environment to share experiences. We have a strong team of volunteers assisting with our various events and activities, and encourage you to give Paulette and Larry your full support as they take on their new roles.

With best wishes for 2019,

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

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

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TCF Candle Lighting – THIS EVENING

Dear Compassionate Friend:

A last reminder that our Ottawa Chapter will again be participating in The Compassionate Friends Annual World-wide Candle Lighting taking place this evening. All family and friends grieving the death of a chid are welcome to remember their loved ones. Please see the attached poster for details. There is no charge to attend.

  • St. Augustine’s Church Hall, 1060 Baseline Road (at Merivale).

For convenience, please use the east side entrance to the hall.

  • Please arrive at 6:30 pm for a prompt 7:00 pm start
  • Please bring a free-standing picture of your child(ren) for the front table.
  • Candles will be provided
  • Light refreshments to follow

We hope that you will be able to join us this evening.

Best wishes,

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

Website: http://www.tcfottawa.net
E-mail: tcfottawa@rogers.com

Candle Lighting Poster 2018 (1 page).pdf

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