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Sat, Apr 20


The Englewood

Death, Dying, and Grief: An Honest Conversation

If the event title makes you cringe, it's exactly where you need to be. Join us for an honest and surprisingly uplifting conversation about death, dying, and grief.

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Death, Dying, and Grief: An Honest Conversation
Death, Dying, and Grief: An Honest Conversation

Time & Location

Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

The Englewood, 1219 W End Ave Suite B, Hershey, PA 17036, USA


About the event

If the thought of this event makes you cringe, you're in the right place! Join us for a unique exploration of the often-avoided topics of death, dying, and grief in a safe, non-threatening atmosphere at The Englewood, and learn how to navigate and nurture this essential part of our collective journey.

We promise, it's not going to be as scary as it sounds. With four knowledgeable presenters, an engaging emcee, live music, and the chance to win door prizes, this event is designed to be informative, comforting, and even uplifting.

🤔 Why Should You Attend? 

This isn't your typical event. We're breaking the silence around these challenging subjects, offering a space for open dialogue and understanding. Come armed with your questions and leave with valuable resources provided by locally-owned businesses.

💬 Breaking the Silence:

"Death, Dying, & Grief: An Honest Conversation" is an event for breaking free from societal reluctance to discuss these universal truths openly. Embrace honest conversations that foster understanding and compassion, and come away with valuable information and resources.

💡 Reasons to Attend:

  1. Universal Experience: Regardless of age, background, or beliefs, death is a shared reality. Explore this common thread that binds us all.
  2. Non-Threatening Dialogue: Our approach ensures sensitive and caring discussions, making it easier for you to engage in meaningful conversations about these often-taboo topics.
  3. Free Community Event: A gift to the community, offering access to valuable resources, insights, and perspectives without any cost. Donations are welcomed, not expected.
  4. Valuable Resources: Connect with locally owned providers, browse the resources table, and leave knowing you're not alone. Receive a brochure outlining the resources found at the event.
  5. Expert Presenters: Learn from four knowledgeable presenters, gaining deeper insights into navigating experiences of death, dying, and grief with grace.
  6. Free Lunch: Enjoy a complimentary lunch as a token of appreciation for your participation. Register (1 ticket = 1 lunch) to foster community and connection.
  7. Door Prizes: Exciting door prizes add a fun element to the event. Register, participate, and you might walk away with a memorable prize.

📅 April 20, 2024 

⌚ 11 am - 3 pm 

📍 The Englewood

This event is about embracing the shared human experience and finding solace in community. 

Join us for a day of learning, sharing, and breaking the stigma surrounding death, dying, and grief. Register now to secure your spot and lunch – let's embark on this journey together.

Our current vendors: UPMC, Central PA Psychedelic Society, The Caring Place, Hero in the Fight, Reiki by Rickie, Betsy with Bowen Works, Bitner Family Funeral Home, Massimo, Gentiva, Dumpster Direct, Full Color Living, Black Therapists of PA, The Belong Collective, Ella Trick who will be offering tattoos for $60, and our presenters.

Our Presenters: Jessica Fisher Greene (Walters Galloway), Rachel Schwab (Rev/Reiki Master Teacher), Beverly & Alesia (Paxtang Cemetary), Sara Agerton (Gentiva Hospice)

Jasmine Brooks from CBS21 will be our Emcee for the afternoon (who also did a Death Doula News Story aired on March 11th - Watch HERE)

*If you're interested in being a vendor or sponsor for this event, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.


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