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Newcomer Chat on Wednesday

New to Widowed Village?  Join us for the 'Newcomer Chat' on Wednesday, Oct. 7, to ask questions and get to know some of our regular Village chatters. Newcomer Chat Event

We have a new Forum discussion called "News from Soaring Spirits" where we'll add news or resources we don't want you to miss. Here's a link to it:

We're still seeking survey participants, so if you haven't completed yours yet, please do!  Any widowed person can participate, they do not have to be a part of Soaring Spirits programs. If you'd please share, share, share...we'd be very grateful and the information we collect will be powerful!

Michele's video:

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We welcome your feedback and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  You can reach us by email at or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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