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VOICES April Newsletter

Voices Newsletter

Dear Families and Friends,

We are excited to host our inaugural Building Bridges luncheon on April 10th at The Country Club of New Canaan when we will present Emmy Award-Winning journalist Bob Woodruff with VOICES 2024 Building Bridges Award.

Later this month our Meet the Author series welcomes our good friend, Dr Sajjan Gohel who is a world-renowned expert on international terrorism. Dr. Gohel will discuss his recently released Doctor, Teacher, Terrorist: The Life and Legacy of Al-Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri.

Our Golf Outing registration is in full swing. Sign up now for another fabulous day at the glorious Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, NY. The outing will take place on Monday, June 10th, the same week as Father’s Day! A day on the green would be a great gift!

Since spring is a time for growth, rebirth and hope. The theme of this month’s Mindful Moments is Sowing the Seeds for Renewal and Growth.

Finally, we recently lost a very dear friend and VOICES Senior Advisory Board Member - Senator Joe Lieberman. In the aftermath of 9/11 he was a tireless proponent for the formation of the 9/11 Commission, and a thoughtful supporter of our family. Senator Lieberman sadly passed away on March 27th, at the age of 82, and will be sorely missed.

Feel free to contact our office at 203-966-3911 if we can be of assistance.

With warm regards,
Mary Fetchet & the VOICES Team


Remembering Senator Joe Lieberman
VOICES Support GroupsLast week we lost a true statesman, a dedicated leader, and a friend to so many. In the aftermath of 9/11, Senator Lieberman was a guiding light for our family. The 9/11 Commission would not have been established, had it not been for his steadfast, bi-partisan leadership.
His unwavering efforts working across party lines with Senators Susan Collins and John McCain and Representatives Chris Shays and Carolyn Maloney led to sweeping intelligence reforms that have made our country safer.
Reflecting on my many fond memories of Senator Lieberman, I will always be inspired by his compassion, integrity, and commitment to faith and family, and in awe of the legacy he left behind. I came across a press conference following the release of the 9/11 Commission Report that demonstrates Senator Lieberman's longstanding determination to "answer the haunting questions that the families of the victims of 9/11 asked us, which were, quite simply, how could this have happened? And what are we going to do as a country to make sure to the greatest extent we can, that it never happens again?" Click here for a link to the press conference.
Frank and I attended Senator Lieberman’s service last Friday at the Congregation Agudath Sholom and left deeply touched by the love and respect conveyed by all who spoke. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to express our sincere condolences to Hadassah and their family. Senator Lieberman will be sorely missed, and may his memory be a blessing! To view the service, click here.

VOICES Meet the Author: Dr. Sajjan Gohel
VOICES Meet the Author: Dr. Sajjan Gohel
Author of Doctor, Teacher, Terrorist
Thursday, April 25th - 10:00am EST
VOICES welcomes Dr. Sajjan Gohel, author of Doctor, Teacher Terrorist: The Life and Legacy of Al-Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri. Dr. Gohel is a world-renowned authority on global security issues, international terrorism and emerging geopolitical threats.
Join us for a compelling conversation with Dr. Gohel about the infamous commander of Al-Qaeda who succeeded Osama bin Laden in 2011. Al-Zawahiri collaborated with shadowy elements in Pakistan and Iran as the terrorist group reconstituted itself in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
Participation is free, registration is required.

Building Bridges Luncheon
Wednesday, April 10th - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
The Country Club of New Canaan
Whether you are attending the luncheon or not, here are three wonderful ways to support VOICES! You can buy Building Bridges charm bracelets or donate to support our programs and services.

Mindful Moment Meditation
Friday, April 12th
Join VOICES for this month’s Mindful Moment Meditation facilitated by Meg Rooney – Sowing the Seeds for Renewal and Growth. Participation is free and registration is required.
Mindful Moment Meditation

VOICES Support Groups
VOICES is committed to providing long-term support and access to resources, mental health care, and programs that promote resilience. Our Community Peer Support Groups provide an opportunity to connect and discuss shared experiences.
VOICES Support Groups
Bereavement Group Who Lost a Loved One in the Past 3 Years
April 11 & 25 - Register
April 17 - Register
Family Members
April 22 - Register
Parents Helping Parents In-Person Peer Support Group
April 17 - Register
May 6 - Register
April 9 & 23 - Register

VOICES 10th Annual Golf Outing
VOICES 10th Annual Golf Outing
Monday, June 10, 2024
Quaker Ridge Golf Club
146 Griffen Ave, Scarsdale, NY
Registration is Open! Get set for an extraordinary experience at VOICES 10th Annual Golf Outing. We are thrilled to host our event for the fifth year in a row at the glorious Quaker Ridge Golf Club. For many of you, this will be a welcome back!
For more information, contact Frank Fetchet at: ffetchet [at] (ffetchet[at]voicescenter[dot]org) or call 203-966-3911