23 rd ANNUAL FUND RAISER DINNER
& AUCTION (FEBRUARY 23, 2018)
Friday, February 23, 5:30 p.m.
El Zaribah Shriners, 552 North 40th Street, Phoenix Arizona
We begin with our Silent Auction
with more than 300 prizes usually donated by friends, family and
the business community. Dinner is at 7:30 followed by a live auction
for any "high end" prizes we might get donated. Dancing
rounds out the evening. Dinner tickets are $35 for adults and $15
for children 3 -12.
To purchase tickets and or to donate items for the auction, please
call (602) 254-8818 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRING CHAPTER GRIEF RETREAT IN PINE, ARIZONA
(APRIL 27-29, 2018)
Friday through Sunday at noon
This retreat is held twice annually, spring and fall (October) It
is held at a 9 bedroom cabin owned by Roger and Carol Fornoff whose
13-year-old daughter Christy was murdered in 1985 and they founded
the cabin specifically for retreats. In the beauty of the pines
and mountains north of the valley, participants will work on the
difficult emotions that are the aftermath of losing a child or loved
one to murder in a safe and warm environment especially conducive
to healing, accepting a "new normal" and a renewed sense
of purpose and moving forward. The cost of the weekend is $125 per
person and includes board and home-style cooked meals. Scholarships
are available. For more information and flyer regarding this retreat,
please call (602) 254-8818 or e-mail email@example.com.
To ensure your spot for the retreat, sign up soon.
POMC NATIONAL CONFERENCE (August 2-5, 2018) in Washington, D.C.
For more information please check National POMC website
NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR MURDER VICTIMS
(SEPTEMBER 29, 2018)
Saturday, September 29 at 5:00 p.m. (4:30 p.m. check in)
commemorate the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims our
chapter will hold it's annual event and picnic. This will
be held at Encanto Park's Enchanted Island, 1202 West Encanto (between
Thomas and McDowell). We
have speakers and singers at the event and a bird release. Also
displayed is our chapter memorial wall "In Their Loving Memories"
which is a beautiful display of love ones names, ages and date of
murder memorialzing our loved ones and keeping their memories alive.
If you have not added your loved one to our wall, please do so asap
by calling (602) 254-8818 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost of adding a name to the wall is only $10. RSVP required for
this event as we have a catered dinner. The event is free of charge this year.
FALL CHAPTER GRIEF RETREAT IN PINE, ARIZONA
(OCTOBER 19-21, 2018)
Friday through Sunday in beautiful Pine, Arizona.
(see info above Spring)
HOLIDAY MEMORIAL SERVICE "In
Their Loving Memories" (Saturday, DECEMBER 1, 2018 at 5:00 pm, check in 4:30pm)
*Location: Church of the Beatitudes, 555 West Glendale Avenue, Phoenix
This annual event is a beautiful ceremony
in memory of our loved ones, in honor of their lives and to help
families and friends endure the difficult holiday season ahead.
It is followed by a catered dinner so RSVP of attendance is required
for this event by calling (602) 254-8818 or emailing email@example.com.
We hang ornaments in memory of our loved ones, have singing and
dancing and a flower of remembrance ceremony to honor all the different
relationships and losses. Members bring their own battery operated
silk rose lights, or if they do not have them, they can be purchased
at the event for $2 each. We use them in lieu of candles.
We also give out appreciation gifts and awards to those who volunteer
for our chapter and or go the extra mile for crime victims and members