Pekin Area Chapter 2017 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:  www.compassionatefriends.org 
Pekin Chapter Website:   www.tcfpekin.com    
Pekin Chapter E-Mail: tcfpekin@yahoo.com 
Pekin Chapter Voice Mail Number: 309-352-6000 

​January 5, 2017  Our Goals for the New Year and Open Discussion
February 2nd, 2017  Ask It Basket and Open Discussion
March 2nd, 2017  How We Remember Our Children and Open Discussion
April 3rd, 2017  Board Meeting at the home of Chris & Mike Bushong
April 6th, 2017  Open Discussion
May 4th,  Mother's Day Program: Kim Eudaily Refreshments: Sally Cody
June 1st,  Father's Day Program: by Mike Schmied
June 25, Sunday,  Seventh Annual Walk, Dove Release & Picnic
Memorial Springs Park, Pekin, IL 61554
Will be located at the East side of the Lagoon.  Map is below
JULY 6TH, 2017  Regular Meeting and Open Discussion
​July 28 - 30, 2017   40th Annual TCF National Conference, Orlando FL  
August 3rd, 2017  Annual Wreath Release.  Meeting will start at the Hospital before ceremony at the Pekin Boat Club
Sept. 7th, 2017  Reg. Meeting by Roxanne Green &  "Butterfly Release"
Oct. 5th, 2017 Reg. Meeting & Pekin Chapter's 31st Anniversary  "Celebrating Our Children"
Please bring a photo of your child.
Oct. 26, 2017 (Thurs.) Board Meeting, 
at the Bushong Residence.  (Notice date change)
Nov. 2nd, 2017  Regular Meeting
Saturday, Nov 25, 9:00 AM:  Hanging the Butterflies
at the Pekin Mineral Springs Park on Coal Car Drive
December 7th, 2017  Annual "Children's Rememberence Program"
Please bring a photo of your child and 2 dozen cookies.
December 10th, 2017  World Wide Candle Lighting
Mineral Springs Park Pavillion
Harp Music begins at 5:30 p.m.
Program starts at 6:00p.m.

​January 4th, 2018 "Our plans for the the New Year" and Open Discussion

FEBRUARY 1st, 2018  "Ask It Basket"

MARCH 1st, 2018  Open Discussion

July 27 - 29, 2018:  41st TCF National Conference in St. Louis MO
                                "Gateway to  Hope and Healing"
Pekin's Mineral Springs Park & Lagoon.
Caddy-corner across from the Hospital where we have our Monthly Meetings on 13th Street.