Dierksen Hospice is forming a Grief Support group, which will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at theirNewport Office located at 508 Third St. in Newport.

The next meeting will be March 19, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. "If you have a loved one that has passed away, this is an opportunity for you and your family to receive helpful information regarding the grief process, as well as an opportunity to receive encouragement and support from others who are confronting the same issues as you," says Rodger Tidwell, Chaplain/Bereavement Coordinator. The Grief Support Group will provide an opportunity for learning, fellowship and for sharing your journey and stories with others. "We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to be a part of something that could prove to be quit special for you and your family as you encounter the inevitable obstacles, the surprising joys and the blessed growth that the journey before you holds," said Tidwell. Dierksen Hospice provides these grief group meeting free to the public. For more information contact Dierksen Hospice at 870-932-2880. "Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions concerning these meetings," said Tidwell.