9th Annual Community Remembrance Service
Heritage Memorial Garden
545 W. Western Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440
Event Descriptopn “I love the idea my daddy still gets a day even though he is in heaven. Thank you.” – 2021 Attendee
The Bob & Merle Scolnik Healing Center of Harbor Hospice is hosting the 9th Annual Community Remembrance at Heritage Memorial Garden in downtown Muskegon.
A program encompassing beautiful music, readings, and perennial plantings to help individuals and families in our community both mourn the death and honor the life of a loved one. This program is open to anyone who has had a loss and need not have had hospice care. The annual Community Remembrance is held at the Heritage Memorial Garden located at 545 West Western Avenue and welcomes 80-100 attendees each year. Local community supporter, Pam Babbitt developed the beautiful garden in honor of her late husband; a haven located in downtown Muskegon and an incredible representation of the love that remains even after a person dies.
In our culture, mourning is becoming increasingly taboo. Grief is a natural and normal response to loss, and mourning is how one heals. It is our privilege to offer this opportunity to mourn and heal in an environment of acceptance and understanding. If you would like to participate in this meaningful event please RSVP by Monday, September 12, 2022. Online registration only by visiting https://bit.ly/3oKwtfn to register for an individual or family.
Each individual or family group will be given a bag containing a program, a pack of tissues, a flag if the deceased is a veteran, and hand sanitizer. Each family will be able to plant their perennial flower in a pre-dug hole during the reading of names.
For more information on grief support programs including individual and groups please visit HarborHospiceMI.org/resources/
Harbor Hospice and Scolnik Healing Center, serving Muskegon, Oceana, Mason, Ottawa, and Newaygo counties.