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‘Holiday Time and Loss’ set Monday

The Jamestown Area Grief Support Team will present a program titled “Holiday Time and Loss” at 7 p.m. on Monday at the St. James Basilica Community Room, 622 1st Ave. S in Jamestown; enter the west doors off the parking lot. This presentation will focus on coping with loss during the holiday season.

Holiday time can be an extremely stressful time for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. For most people, the holidays are a time spent with family and friends. When a special friend or family member is no longer with loved ones, celebrating a holiday often emphasizes that loss.

Featured speaker Wendy Hournbuckle will share her personal experience with loss and how that loss affects the holiday season for her and her family. She will give suggestions on how to cope with the festivities of the holiday season, a time when everyone around you seems to be celebrating, and you are grieving.

The program is free and open to everyone. For more information on this program or the Jamestown Area Grief Support Team, call Charlotte at 701-952-9358.