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Bereavement support available at area hospital

A free seven-week program providing grief support to those who have experienced the loss of a loved one will be offered by Mount Nittany Medical Center, beginning Monday, March 13.
Led by Mount Nittany Medical Center Chaplain George Burn, Certified Bereavement Facilitator, the Growing Through Loss bereavement program provides a supportive environment where people can talk about feelings associated with their loss.
The Growing Through Loss bereavement support program will be held on the following Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m.: March 13, 20 and 27 and April 3, 10, 17 and 24.
For more information regarding the bereavement support program, including locations of the meetings, call (814) 231-7090.
Located in State College, Mount Nittany Medical Center is a 201-bed acute-care facility offering medical, surgical, diagnostic and community services focused on helping patients reach their healthiest potential. One of the region’s best places to work and ranked as Centre County’s fourth largest employer by the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County, Mount Nittany Medical Center employs about 1,100 skilled healthcare professionals and support staff, and has more than 240 credentialed, independently-employed physicians in 43 specialties and subspecialties. In addition, more than 500 volunteers contribute more than 54,000 hours of service each year.