Meet Buddy Volunteer Obi

We are showing gratitude for our amazing Buddy Volunteers who help us run Kate’s Club programs and show our members that they are not alone in their grief. Here is a short interview with our Kate’s Club Buddy Obi! How long have you been volunteering at Kate’s Club?Since October 2021. Why do you volunteer at…

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Sheree Martin’s Story: The 2021 Mourning Glory Gala Chair

My involvement with Kate’s Club began in May 2016 as a Buddy Volunteer. I have been involved in most aspects of Kate’s Club: Clubhouse Days, Outings, Camp Good Mourning, Family Nights, HUGS, Memory Walk, and the Mourning Glory Gala. I was honored and humbled to be awarded the 2019 Volunteer of the Year. And now,…

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The Coweta County Clubhouse Connection

My name is Heather Cohen, and I am the Program Coordinator for the Kate’s Club satellite Clubhouse in Coweta County. I have a Master of Arts in Communication Studies and will soon (fingers crossed!) have my PhD in Communication Studies. My research focuses on how people who have experienced a close death during childhood use…

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Digging Deeper into Self-Care

Most Wednesday evenings, you will find me in improv rehearsal (now virtually) and even doing virtual shows on Thursday evenings or weekends. I always wanted to try improv, but with a daughter in theatre herself and a long commute, it did not seem possible. I put it on my “empty nester list,” and when my…

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Reflections on 2020: Unexpected Gifts

It’s December and I am still in my home office listening to my dog snore. He has his good and bad traits as an office mate. In March, when Kate’s Club offices closed, I would have never imagined that I would still be working from home 9 months later. It feels both short and long…

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Grief During COVID-19

As I sit in my home office (that I now actually use for that purpose), I am thinking about people who are grieving during this time. Now a days, I have a very quiet house with the exception of when my dog hears something to disturb his workday nap. I think about how different it…

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