Monthly Meetings
We meet the last Tuesday of each month.  Check our homepage for the dates, location and directions.
2019 Walk to Remember - April 13, 2019 (rain or shine)
When someone we love dies, life as we know it is never the same. We learn to cherish the ways in which we can remember and honor them. Our chapter’s Walk to Remember was created as a symbolic way to honor the love we have for those who are no longer physically with us.  
We invite you to join us to walk to honor the memory of someone you have loved and lost, whether it's your child, sibling, grandchild, mom, dad, grandparent, spouse, other relative, friend, coworker, neighbor, teacher, mentor, or fellow church member. Our Walk to Remember is also open to all members of the community and we encourage you to invite family and friends to join us as we celebrate their lives and ensure they are never forgotten. 

Special Guest Speaker - Anne Moss Rogers

Anne is an emotionally naked Public Speaker sharing messages of hope and healing. After the death of her youngest son, Charles, she sold her business and began focusing on taboo topics of suicide, addiction, mental illness and grief. She is also the President of The Beacon Tree Foundation and was featured as a CBS6 Heroes Among Us. Join Anne’s mailing list for inspirational updates as well as a copy of her eBook, "Coping Strategies for Grief & Loss", which she co-wrote with Karla Helbert LPC, and Charlotte Moyler. You can also join her blog, #griefhearts, which gives suicide loss survivors and those who’ve suffered the death of a loved one from addiction, permission to remember that person. Without shame. Without blame. Without guilt.

9 am - 10 am: Walk check-in

10 am - 1 pm: Walk Program & Lunch

  • welcome
  • inspirational speaker - Anne Moss Rogers
  • dove release
  • 1-2 mile walk (walk all or some)
  • lunch by Carytown Burger & Fries
  • memory booth
  • raffle
  • fun & fellowship
The registration fee includes a Walk bib and one lunch for each registered walker age 13 and over. Children age 12 and under walk (and eat) for free. The Walk route is about two miles long - walk some or all of it. Seating will be available for those who want to participate, but are unable to walk. Please bring a photo of your loved one to share in the memory booth and feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair. Shelly McKee-Sutton is this year's Walk Coordinator.
Click here  to register online and pay your registration fee via PayPal. You do not have to have a PayPal account to pay via PayPal - you may check out as a Guest.   A 2019 Walk t-shirt is included if your registration is received by April 1.  
Can't attend in person? Walk with us virtually.
Your tax-deductible donation will support the chapter and help us continue to help bereaved families find hope after such a devastating loss. You may make a donation in someone's memory by entering their name in the "comments." Click here to support the chapter by walking virtually.
TCF National Conference - July 19-21, 2019
The 42nd TCF National Conference will be held July 19 - 21. Click on the graphic to learn more about the activities and inspirational workshops for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings (age 9 - adult).  We encourage all chapter members to come and be a part of this heartwarming experience.
Worldwide Candlelight Service
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Past Chapter Events


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