News and Events
Seeds of Remembrance
In May, we host Seeds of Remembrance, a supportive event with an inspirational speaker, which fosters remembering and honoring those who have died.
Grieving Toward a Hopeful Tomorrow
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
University of Utah College of Nursing Annette Poulson Cumming Building
Reverend Eunsang Lee and Reverend Yvonne Lee
with musical numbers provided by DJ Jones and Sonja Sperling
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The May 2013 Seeds of Remembrance event, "Seeds of Remembrance: Forget-Me-Not" featured speaker, David L. Buhler, Commissioner of Higher Education, State of Utah; accomplished pianist, Louise Degn and renowned poet, Emma Lou Thayne.
To view this years event, click here.
The May 2012 Seeds of Remembrance event, "Seeds of Remembrance: Take Your Grief and Run With It" featured left to right in picture (bottom) long distance runner Lora Erickson, cyclists Edwin and Carrie Lyons and (top) outdoor enthusiasts Denny and Alyce Gross. To view this year's event, click here.
The 2011 Seeds of Remembrance event, “The Expressive Arts: Ways to Remember Those We Love” featured poet Emma Lou Thayne, painter Sue Martin and concert violinist Meredith Campbell. To view last year’s event, click here.
Grief and the Holidays
As part of our educational mission, Caring Connections conducts several educational events every year. Grief and the Holidays takes place every November and is designed to assist grieving people in navigating the holiday season.
Please click here to view our 2013 event featurring Award-Winning Journalist Peggy Fletcher Stack
Please click here to view our 2011 event featuring Margie Wahlstom.
Please click here to view our 2010 event featuring pianist and composer Paul Cardall. For information on 2011 Grief and the Holidays, click here.
Race for Grief
2012 Race for Grief
Many friends and supporters of Caring Connections participated in the 2012 Race for Grief. Our thanks to everyone who helped with this fabulous event—volunteers-Vicki Pond and Dinny Trabert; 2 mile walkers -Jan Harvey, Diane Huseth, and Vicki Briggs, and our runners—Mike Trabert, Mark Supiano, Lehi Rodriquez, Debbie Boulter , Shawna Rees and me---and our friend Carri Lyons. We found it genuinely moving to be among young parents who were grieving and remembering dear children—it was just where Caring Connections ought to be. Lora Erickson is an inspiring person and has generously coordinated this event for the benefit of Caring Connections and SHARE.