Great Closing Circle for 2014 - 2015

We wish our families a healthy and safe summer!

Our teen group will continue to meet once a month this summer. Teen Group dates: June 23, July 28 and August 11 at 5:30pm to 6:45pm at Adam’s Place.

All other programs will restart for the 2015-2016 program year at 5:30pm on Tuesday, September 8th. This will include, littles, middlers, pre-teen, teens and adult groups. All, new and returning families will need to re-register.

Thanks everyone who made this year a success for our kids! Have an awesome summer!

Love,
Volunteers and the Board of Adam’s Place

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Special Announcements

Summer Break

Adam’s Place volunteers will take their summer break starting June 1. During our break volunteers evaluate,assess and incorporate: participant surveys, group night activities and our facilitator training program. Volunteers are also attending various workshops and the National Alliance of Grieving Children’s Annual Symposium in Portland, Oregon in mid June.

Volunteer Training

Adam’s Place will train new volunteers on Saturday, August 15th from 9:00AM to 4:30PM at Adam’s Place. New and returning volunteers must attend. New volunteers must complete and submit a application through our website. We look forward to a great day of training!

Fall Family Roundup

We invite ALL NEW and RETURNING Families to our annual “Fall Family Round Up” to kick off our 2015-2016 program year.

Tuesday, September 8th, 5:30PM – 7:30PM.

Our support groups will meet every other Tuesday after September 8, therefore our next group night would be September 22nd…

Orientation

New family orientation will be held every other week. New families must submit a registration form through our website. We send a response with the info for the next orientation.

Thank you all for your volunteer time and financial support for the 2014-2015 program year!!

Kelly Boyers
Board President

NOTICE: Group nights resumed Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday April 15 at 5:30pm and will be held every other week until the end of May. We will be hosting a special summer kick off picnic early June, our tentative picnic date is Saturday June 6th. Watch our website and newsletter for details.

“Vintage and Vines” in the News

On April 16, 2015 our annual “Vintage and Vines” event took place at Land Rover Las Vegas. Guests enjoyed music, wines and craft beers with all funds supporting children coping with loss and grief. Click the image below to read an article about it from the newspaper.

Vintage and Vines fund raiser for Adam's Place in Las Vegas.

Thanks to our generous friends and sponsors:

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The National Alliance for Grieving Children has a
list of Bereavement Camps around the U.S.


Read this NPR Radio Blog “Grief in the Classroom: ‘Saying Nothing Says a Lot'” featuring Adam’s Place friend and guest speaker, Pediatrician. Dr. David Schonfeld.

We now have two nights that families can choose to attend every other week.

Attention all New and Returning Families:

Group Nights’ doors open at 5:30PM.  Groups run from 6:00PM to 7:30PM. New families – complete our contact form and we will email you the next date for our required orientation. If you are a referral source or have a general question, please use the same contact form. We will get back to you as quickly as we can.


Las Vegas Review-Journal Features Adam’s Place

Adam’s place was featured in an article by Jan Hogan of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The piece is incorporated in a series on bereavement support groups and the grieving process. To read the complete article, please click on the following link: http://www.reviewjournal.com/life/health/resources-available-help-grieving-parents-children


Adam’s Best Driving School!

Adam’s Place has partnered with Land Rover and Academic Coaching Services and opened Adam’s Best Driving School here in town! Come check us out. We offer two programs:

  • 30-hour instruction classroom
  • Behind-The-Wheel training with our partner Nevada Driving School

Find out more about Adam’s Best Driving School

Monthly Themes

In an effort to improve our family centered care here at Adam’s Place we have developed monthly themes for the upcoming program year. Starting in September each support group will have age appropriate activities centered on a common theme to enhance the healing experience. The monthly themes are designed to give group members the opportunity to begin the healing process through sharing their own story and hearing the stories of others. The monthly themes will also teach coping skills to help you through the most difficult day and give you an opportunity to discover new traditions and ideas on how to keep loved ones present in your hearts and in your memories.

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