NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – Great Plains Health Care Foundation is pleased to bring National Speaker Alan Pedersen to North Platte to present to those who have experienced loss and work with loss. Alan Pedersen is a leading authority on the subject of grief and loss. Alan is currently the executive director of The Compassionate Friends, the largest grief organization in the world that serves families who are grieving the death of a child, grandchild or sibling.
This event is free of charge and will be held at the North Platte Community College South Campus, Friday, June 10, 7 to 8 p.m. No registration required. Inspired by his own journey after the death of his 18-year- old daughter Ashley in 2001, Alan has given hope to thousands of grieving individuals.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Alan’s experience and expertise help guide our community towards healing,” said Libby Lashley, Foundation director. In addition to presenting to the public on June 10, Alan will be working with kids and adults at the Footsteps Camp on Saturday, June 11. Footsteps Camp is a day-long camp focused on children and teens, along with their guardians, who have experienced the death of a loved one.
At the camp, all participants will learn about their grief and connect with others who have experienced a loss.
For more information about this event or about the Footsteps Grief Camp, contact Renee Callaghan at 308.696.7434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.