Community Coalition on Grief & Bereavement

Volume 11       Newsletter Summer 2018       Number 1

2018 Coalition Up-Date

   The coalition membership will meet on September 18, 2018 for our annual meeting. We will discuss the need for an organizational review, hold our annual election of officers, energizing our membership, and plan for our future.  

         September 18, 2018              11:30 AM at the                 Kangas Café       

   For a Dutch Treat Lunch             Jutila Center Hancock

All Welcome Coalition Mission To provide grief education, referrals and support to the people of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties.

2018 Board Members

Nancy Wakeman-Chairperson

Marja Salani-Vice Chairperson

Barbara Kendall-Secretary

Kathryn Moore-Treasurer

Bonnie Johnson-Financial Auditor

Web Master-Sandy Michael

Members at Large:

Sarah Baratono

Pam Anderson

Brian Foreman

Sarah Cheney

Debby Vaara

Michael Lutz

Kristine Putz

Our Annual Program

When Your Heart is Broken Your Head Doesn’t Work Right

Thursday August 16, 2018 6:30-8:30 PM

At the Copper Country Mental Health Institute 900 Sharon Ave. Houghton

Guest Presenter:   

Stephen Moeller

Nationally Recognized    

The Grief Recovery Institute  Broken Arrow, OK 

Target Audience:

Grieving People

Families and Loved Ones

Professional & Volunteer

Caregivers Therapists


Faith Community

Representatives Health Care Providers

General Interested People For More Information contact       Nancy Wakeman at


The CCG&B Received a 2018 Grant from the Portage Health Auxiliary

The Community Coalition on Grief and Bereavement, a non profit 501c3 organization is pleased to announce being selected as a deserving organization serving the needs of the community. Our award of $1,500 will be used to sponsor our annual educational program this summer. We invite the community to attend. Remember we depend on the financial support from our members, tax deductible contributions and grant funding.

Contact the coalition at our mailing address or web site:

CCG&B at PO Box 678 Houghton, MI 49931

(906) 482-4357