The The Compassionate Friends of Ottawa County invites bereaved parents, siblings, relatives and friends to register now for a 1-mile “Walk to Remember” at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 22.
As the world’s largest self-help bereavement organization, The Compassionate Friends offers friendship, understanding and hope to families that have experienced the death of a child. There are more than 640 chapters in the United States, including all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. The local event is being held in conjunction with The Compassionate Friends National Walk to Remember in Costa Mesa, Calif., where as many as 1,500 are expected to participate. Dozens of chapters across the country are expected to join in concurrent walks throughout the day.