3rd Annual Memorial Blood Brive

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Memorial BLood Drive On March 8, 2014, just 1 day before Tony’s 29th birthday we are hosting our second annual memorial blood drive through the Red Cross.  The drive will be held at Good Shepard Lutheran Church at 466 Elm Street, Monroe, CT between the hours of 8Am and 1PM.  Appointments are strongly recommended and we are [...]

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving with my boys 2005. Dan, Me, Dave and Tony!

Today wraps up a month of postings on Facebook for things I am grateful for.  A difficult task as holidays approach and the absence of loved ones seem to laying even heavier on our hearts.  There were the normal gifts; family, friends, health, and then a few vague ones with even one of admitting that [...]

THANK YOU!

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THANK YOU! Thank you to all the presenters, speakers and performers who so graciously gave of their time and resources to share their wealth of knowledge with everyone. Thank you to all my volunteers who gave of their services and time. Thank you to my family and friends for the support, encouragement and love. Thank [...]

2013 Symposium Centerpiece Sponsorship

October 25, 2013 – October 25, 2013 Map and Directions | Register Description: Each table will have a beautiful centerpiece displayed throughout the event.  You have the opportunity to sponsor one and either take it home with you or give to someone at the table to bring home!  You do not have to be present [...]

A DAY WITH MITCH and ALAN

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What a wonderful, beautiful, hopeful and healing day it was!  With a crowd close to 50 bereaved participants, the energy and love that filled the room was palpable.  All were there to see A Day with Mitch and Alan and gain knowledge and tools that would help them through the most difficult journey they are on; [...]

March is Red Cross Month! and Tony’s Birthday!

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On March 3rd, we hosted our first Memorial Blood Drive!  It was a huge success thanks to all who came out and gave the gift of life!  Over 90 people showed up.  Many were repeat donors.  I actually witnessed a gentleman receive a pin for donating 50 gallons! Some were unable to donate due to their history but vowed [...]

A Day with Mitch and Alan

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A DAY WITH MITCH CARMODY AND ALAN PEDERSEN Mitch Carmody and Alan Pedersen are pleased to announce they will be presenting a limited number of one-day workshops in 2012 in many U.S. cities.  The two have been collaborating for more than 5 years on a program aimed at sharing hope and healing with the bereavement community.  [...]

Attend The Compassionate Friends National/International Conference *FREE* this year!

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The Tony Brown Foundation LLC is pleased to announce that it will be sending ONE grieving parent to The Compassionate Friends/USA 35th National Conference, and 5th International Gathering. The combined conference will be held July 20-22, 2012 in beautiful Costa Mesa, California.  To learn more about this years conference visit The Compassionate Friends website.   A message [...]

Welcome 2012!

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It has been a very long year.  Many will contradict this with the fact that every year holds the same amount of minutes, hours, days and weeks (except for of course, this year-a leap year!).  I have come to believe that the more “things” that take up these hours and days- the longer they feel.  These last few months [...]

Gratefulness Through Grief

Thanksgiving with my boys 2005. Dan, Me, Dave and Tony!

The Holidays are upon us and it is the most difficult time of the year for many.  Thanksgiving is just a few short days away.  You may ask, is it possible to feel grateful for anything after a hole has been ripped out of your heart?  I believe so.  Although it is not an easy task, I [...]