Upcoming IRIS Events!

Please mark your calendar for the upcoming IRIS Events:

•   Support Group Meeting – Sept. 28th, at 7 pm at the IRIS office ~ 101 NW 3rd St. Faribault, MN – This is open to all bereaved parents regardless of where they live.

•   Pepsi Grant Voting: visit the IRIS website www.irisRemembers.com Voting ends 9/30/10 Please vote… we really need your help to win the $250,000 to train others across the USA

•   October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month

•   Balloon Release and Potluck: Oct. 3rd  at Kinder Park (corner of 17th St. and 14th Ave. in NW Faribault, MN) – This is open to all bereaved parents, family and friends regardless of where they live.

Potluck at 12 noon:  IRIS will provide drinking water, plates, silverware, and napkins. Bring your favorite items to share.

Balloon Release at 2 pm: Bring your own balloons. (No Mylar please) You are welcome to place tags on your balloons at home or use the ones that IRIS will have at the park.

•   October 15: Remembrance Day. Light a candle at 7 pm, at home, to honor and remember your child.

•   Common Burial: will be held in Oct. date TBA.

•   November 25th : IRIS 2nd Annual 5K TURKEY  TROT!  This is Thanksgiving morning… come join us for a 5K chipped timed run or 5K walk. You will be home in time for lunch!  Registration  can be found at www.irisRemembers.com or give us a call at (507) 334-4748

•   Holiday Service of Remembrance: Sunday Dec.5 at 2 pm at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Shattuck Campus ~ 1000 Shumway Ave. in NE Faribault. More info can be found at www.irisRemembers.com more info added weekly!
– This is open to all bereaved parents regardless of where they live.

•   December 12 ~ Compassionate Friends World Wide Children’s Memorial Day ~ light a candle in your time zone at 7pm to honor and remember.


About irisremembers

Bereaved Mother, Founder and Executive Director of Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS) IRIS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works with people following the death of a child at any gestational age, or death from stillbirth, neo-natal death, birth defects, SIDS, SUDC, illness, accidents, and all other forms of infant or early childhood death. IRIS can be found online at www.irisRemembers.com ,on Facebook , and we can be followed on twitter and this blog.
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