Please Note:  Masks are required and social distancing.  Thank You.

​JANUARY  07th,  2021: Regular Meeting, "What's Ahead For The New Year" and Open Discussion

FEBRUARY 04th, 2021:  Regular Meeting, "Ask It Basket" Cancelled

MARCH 04, 2021:  "Ask It Basket"  Members anonymously write down questions about grief, feelings, etc.  
Also, " Open Discussion"  for suggestions.

APRIL 01, 2021:  "Dealing With Grief"  Program presented by TCF member Pastor Charles Buegel.  

May 06, 2021: "Mother's Day Program" by Joyce Woltzen
and "Open Discussion" to follow.

JUNE 03, 2021:  "Father's Day Program" by Keith Swartz
and "Open Discussion" to follow. 

Postponed, Due to weather... Will post later of new date & time. Thank you!
SUNDAY, June 27, 2021: 10th Annual Memorial Walk,  DOVE Release,
and Family Picnic.   Will be at the Green Valley Centennial Park in Green Valley.  We will be in the Large Pavilion. 
Green Valley (61534) is South of Pekin on Route 29. About 15 mins from the Hospital where we have our normal meetings. 
Main St in Green Valley is also Toboggan Ave that runs west and east.
Please read below about the picnic and the times.  Thank You! 

JULY 1st, 2021:  "Dealing With Grief" by Charles Buegel
                           "Open Discussion" to follow.

JULY 16 - 18, 2021:  44th National Conference Presented Virtually
                                   click above line to go to registration.....

AUGUST 5th, 2021:  "Annual Wreath Release"  7:00PM
                                   Meet at hospital, then we'll go to the
                                    Pekin Boat Club

​September 2, 2021  Regular Meeting
"Monarch Butterfly Program" presented by Kathleen Welch
Open Discussion

October 1, 2021  Memorial Butterfly orders are due to Marsella Harms.
Order forms are posted with the newsletter.

October 7, 2021  "Celebrating our Children"
Pekin's TCF 35th Anniversary Celebration.
Our history and memories of our child.  Please bring a photo of
your child to share. 



Pekin Area Chapter 2021 Meeeting Dates and Times

All scheduled meetings are on the 1st Thursday of each month.   Unless otherwise noted.    All times at 7:00 P.M.      Located at the Pekin Hospital Lower Level Conference Room.               600 S.  13th St.,  Pekin, IL  61554

National Website: 
Pekin Chapter Website:    
Pekin Chapter E-Mail: 
Pekin Chapter Voice Mail Number: 309-352-6000 

Pekin's Mineral Springs Park & Lagoon.
Caddy-corner across from the Hospital where we have our Monthly Meetings on 13th Street. 
Please Note Love Gift Change of Address: 
The Compassionate Friends #1525
1500 N. Mayfield Ct.
Trivoli, IL 61569-2500
Phone Numbers listed below for any support or questions you may have during this Pandemic time.