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Posted: 13 August,2011

Wide Bay Region Meet & Greet March 2011

Vera Caltiabano, President, TCF Qld and Marion, TCF member, first travelled to Nambour where they met Cassandra Dunphy and Helen Thomas from the Nambour TCF group. Fruitful discussions were held with suggestions on how they would like to be supported by the office in Brisbane. In Gympie they met with Marie Clare DeVere and Deidre Myers. Both ladies had very good ideas and suggestions for Vera and Marion to follow up on, with regards to…

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Posted: 13 August,2011

Gold Coast Area Meet & Greet May 2011

TCF President Vera Caltiabano and committee member Lorraine Edgley, travelled to the Gold Coast to meet Rodney & Helen Harm, Lorraine Grennan and Raylee Taylor. All had valuable suggestions for TCF and requested help with a number of things such as brochures and flyers. Vera and Lorraine were advised that some people from the Tweed area also attended Lorraine Grennan’s support meeting. Overall it was an interesting and enjoyble day with…

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Posted: 22 June,2011

2011 Annual Grief & Loss Seminar

Date: 18th June 2011 Time: 9.00am – 2.30pm Venue: Grace College – Walcott Street University of Queensland, ST LUCIA Guest Speaker: Associate Professor Judith Murray – Bereaved parent, author and Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland. Judith’s major themes of research have been in the area of reactions to bereavement and other situations of loss and the development of evaluation of interventions…

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Posted: 2 May,2011

To all our Mothers….

Our caring thoughts are with you all for Mothers’ Day Mothers Day can be an especially difficult day for bereaved Mums (and their families) because, on the one hand there are the efforts to acknowledge the happiness and celebration of it, but on the other there is the heartache and sorrow of being without one or more of our children. Those of you who have had your only child die—we feel so deeply for you, and to those mothers who…

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Posted: 2 April,2011

Lorraine’s compassion has helped many cope with loss

LORRAINE GRENNAN Tweed Shire’s 2010 Citizen of the Year The Tweed’s official Australia Day Awards paid tribute to many Local heroes with inspired mother Lorraine Grennan named the Tweed Shire’s 2010 Citizen of the Year. Mrs Grennan was recognised for her ongoing work with the worldwide support group The Compassionate Friends for bereaved family members, an organisation which came to her aid when her son Michael died of…

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