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Resource Center - Open for Business!

By: Janet Blankenship, Resource Coordinator

Currently, leaflets and brochures are available. Additional items will be added weekly until all are accessible. Your patience is appreciated, and we expect this to be completed by our annual convention in April. You may access the online
store from the banner on the OFDA homepage in the upper right corner, choose the Resource Center link on the left side of the home page or directly at

Find complete information at, click the LEARN MORE.. link at the bottom of "It's all about the SERVICE."

Coming in February's OFDA Newsletter details on how you may designate an email address to receive updates automatically on new items, sales, clearance items, etc.

Mark Your Calendars for the Following Events/Seminars in 2008!

The Grief Recovery Institute Certification Training
February 22-25, Cleveland, Ohio
August 8-11, Cincinnati, Ohio
November 14-17, Columbus, Ohio

National Crime Victims' Rights Week
April 13-19, 2008

10th Annual Central Ohio Conference on Grief
Community SeminarThursday, April 24th,
7-9 p.m.
Professional WorkshopFriday, April 25th
Ramada Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
(formerly Midwest Hotel), Columbus, Ohio

ADEC (Association for Death Education
and Counseling)

CT Certification Exam
Next exam: Nov 8, 2008.
Apply by: Sept 26, 2008

Insight Institute. Certified Celebrants
June 2729, 2008 OFDA, Columbus, Ohio

National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims
September 25

MetroHealth, Hospice of the Western Reserve/The
Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Bereavement Center, Busch Funeral and Crematory Services & The Children's Hospital at Metro Health Medical Center

October, Cleveland, Ohio

October is Infant & Pregnancy Loss Month
Walk to Remember,
Remembering Our Babies,

November is National Hospice Month

Ohio Hospice & Palliative Care Organization's
Annual Conference

November 57, DoubleTree Hotel, Worthington

TCF (The Compassionate Friends)
Worldwide Candle LightingSecond Sunday in December
7 p.m. around the globe

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