Bereavement group plans meeting

A local chapter of Helping Parents Heal, a bereavement group for parents and families of those who have lost children, will hold its first meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Seaquins Ballroom, 1300 Fording Island Road in Bluffton.

Helping Parents Heal is a "safe environment people can talk about their child, speak about their spiritual experiences, hug and be hugged." The group is nondenominational.

Details: helpingparentsheal.info or irenevouvalides@gmail.com