Grief is normal.  If we care about another, sooner or later, we will experience grief.

This website exists as an extension of the mission of the Community Coalition on Grief and Bereavement in the four counties of the northwest corner of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  Our goal is to provide grief education, support, and referrals to the people of this area.

 Next Meeting - General Meeting:
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 11:50am

both meetings are dutch treat luncheons to be
held at
Kangas Cafe in the old Hospital.
Contact Barbara Kendall for more information




The CCGB is a 501(c)(3) organization, and depends upon your financial support and community grants to maintain our services .  Thank-you to everyone who supported  us this fall with finances and attendance.    To make a donation,  please mail check to:  The Community Coalition on Grief and Bereavement, P.O. Box 678, Houghton, MI  49931  OR contact Nancy Wakeman at or call Barbara Kendall at 482-8048.  Thank-you !


Coming Up:

Save the Date!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

6:30 - 8:00pm

Portage Lake District Library in Houghton



Panel Speakers:

Kathy Ptaszek - retired social worker and widow

Katrina Hopper, MD - a local physician specializing in geriatric medicine.

Roger Helman, JD CFP - a local attorney and financial planner

Sarah Baratono - member of our board and social worker with Aspirus Home Care and Hospice.

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