Media Release: Paediatric Memorial Service

Memorial Service for those who are grieving the loss of a child…

Barrie, August 22, 2017 – Hospice Simcoe, Seasons Centre for Grieving Children and Candlelighters Simcoe will be hosting a Paediatric Memorial Service to provide an opportunity for families to gather together to collectively remember and honour the special life of their child. 

In the spirit of fostering a more compassionate community, we invite you to join us as we take this special time to pay tribute to your child and celebrate their life.  This secular celebration will include music, inspirational readings and a butterfly release. 

“We are hopeful that parents will come together to celebrate their child and grieve their loss.  We are grateful to have Seasons Centre and Candlelighters Simcoe as partners in this important community ceremony”.  Kelly Hubbard, Executive Director, Hospice Simcoe

Thursday September 14, 2017

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Kiwanis Pavilion

At the waterfront in Barrie (please bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on)

Please bring a small picture of your child to add to our photo tree

Please register before August 31st by contacting Hospice Simcoe at (705)722-5995 or Joan Kennedy at the Seasons Centre (705) 721-5437.

For more information, you can visit the Hospice Simcoe event calendar on our website https://www.hospicesimcoe.ca/events-calendar  click on this event on September 14th.

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Media inquiries:  Kelly Hubbard, 705 722-5995  kelly@hospicesimcoe.ca

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