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Haven of Northern Virginia's Community Workshop: 'Journey through Grief'

Haven of Northern Virginia is a non-profit, non-sectarian community organization of trained volunteers that offers emotional support to the bereaved, the seriously ill and the dying, and to their families and friends.

The organization is offering a community workshop, "Journey through Grief," on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. Space is limited, and registration is required.

For registration and information, call 703-941-7000, visit www.havenofnova.org, e-mail havenofnova@verizon.net or contact Haven at 4606 Ravensworth Road, Annandale, VA 22003.


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