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Where are those Regional Groups located?

Have you wondered if there's a Soaring Spirits Regional Social Group located near you?  Well there are a few ways to find out.  You can enter your city or zip code in the event search box on the Soaring Spirits web site to see what is close, you can take a look at the list we have here in Widowed Village or you can search the Widowed Village events listing. We have new groups starting up throughout the year, so keep watching!

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