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The Fault In Our Stars Movie Night Hosted by Imagine at the Rialto in Westfield

Imagine

Sunday, June 8, 2014 • 2:14pm

Imagine hosts The Fault in Our Stars June 11th 7 p.m. at the Rialto Theatre in Westfield. Discounted ticket price is $8.50. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Imagine or at the door that night. If you are purchasing from Imagine you must purchase by 5 PM on Monday June 9th otherwise they can be purchased at the door.

“Part of the mission of Imagine is to normalize grief in our society and to create resilient “Good Mourning” communities that know how to support children and adults when they are grieving any type of loss,” said Mary Robinson, Founder and Executive Director of Imagine. "Our Imagine book club read this book and when it was released on film, we want to take the opportunity to have a broader conversation in the community and with our volunteers about grief, and dying and support groups and the realities of living with an illness for children and teens,” said Imagine Program Director Mandi Zucker, MSW.  “We already have three Good Mourning sites in Westfield and we’d love to see Westfield become one of the first Good Mourning Communities in the country. This is a great step in that direction.”

Imagine provides free year-round grief support for children age 3-18 and their parents or guardians, who are coping with loss due to death or who have a family member living with illness.  For more information about Imagine or to volunteer contact Mandi Zucker at 908-264-3100 or mandi@imaginenj.org.

Mary Robinson, is the Founder and Executive Director of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss in Westfield, NJ and the Founder and former Executive Director of Good Grief located in Morristown, NJ.  Working and volunteering in the field of grief support since 1997, Ms. Robinson’s commitment is to ensure grieving children’s resiliency, emotional health and well-being.  Mary has a BA in English and an MA in Applied Psychoanalysis, and holds a Certificate in Thanatology and is a certified Disaster Response Crisis Counselor.  She is a member of the Association of Death Education and Counseling and the National Alliance for Grieving Children

 

 

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