Compassionate Friends Chapter to host balloon release
The Compassionate Friends Chapter, Victoria Area, is hosting its 19th Annual Balloon Release at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Rose Garden, 476 McCright Drive, in Riverside Park.
The ceremony is open to anyone who has lost a child at any age or by any cause. Relatives and friends are also welcome to attend.
Those attending should begin gathering between 3:30 and 4 p.m. to write a message to their child on a paper butterfly and attach it to a balloon furnished by the chapter. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the balloon release to follow.
Cookies and punch will be served after the ceremony.
For more information, contact Doris Perkins at 361-573-9886 or Gary Moses at 361-573-2853.