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Published on May 09, 2011

Writing, storytelling workshop to heal grief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505

 

MONTEREY, Calif. — The use of writing and storytelling as tools to heal grief will be explored in a free workshop presented by Community Hospital’s Hospice of the Central Coast.

The session will be led by Illia Thompson, author of Moments, Gracious Seasons, and collections of poetry and essays. Participants will learn ways to keep the memories of loved ones alive.

The workshop is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19 at Westland House, 100 Barnet Segal Lane, Monterey. To register, call 649-7734 or 649-7758.

 

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ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 205 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at http://www.chomp.org/