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TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard about the Survivor Outreach Services provided by the Army during their Tuesday luncheon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.

Command Sergeant Major Lester Edwards along with Chris Milchuck representing Survivor Outreach Services focused on their responsibilities in assisting military families through the grieving process upon the loss of a loved one.

Milchuck stated that many times after the loss of a loved one there are unresolved issues or questions that need answers many of which may surface months or years later.  The Survivor Outreach Service is dedicated to providing support to surviving families for as long as needed.

Survivor Outreach Services are available to active Army, National Guard and Reserve families.  Support coordinators provide assistance utilizing support groups, life skills education and assist survivors to ensure that necessary services are received.  More information can be found by visiting www.sos.army.mil.

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.  Weekly meetings are held Tuesdays at noon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.  For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com.

 

Caption to Photo:  Robert “Buzz” Besson, CSM Lester Edwards, Chris Milchuck, Kiwanis President Martin Vota.

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