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SPEAKING: Keynote Speaker, Bereaved Parent USA 25th Conference

Date(s) - Sun, 08/07/2020-08/09/2020
8:00 am




Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel
7730 Bonhomme Ave, St Louis, MO, 63105


Keynote Speaker at the 2020 BPUSA “25 Years of Hope” Gathering Conference to be held August 7-9, 2020 at the Le Méridien Hotel in St. Louis, MO.

BPUSA has been a beacon of hope for grieving families since its beginning in January 1995. The 2020 Gathering theme is “25 Years of Hope.”

The Gathering Conference will be a three-day event with keynote speakers, workshops, meals, entertainment and memorial ceremonies all designed to help bereaved parents and their families understand that they are not alone in their grief. Our annual Gatherings have been praised as wonderfully meaningful experiences, life-changing in many ways. Participants come away feeling refreshed and revitalized, better informed about the grieving process, more aware of hope and promise and affirmed by meeting new friends who travel the same path.


The tentative speaker schedule is as follows.

Friday Breakfast: Opening Ceremony (no speaker)

Friday Lunch: Bobby Morton

Friday Dinner: The Kovaleski Family

Saturday Breakfast: Anne Moss Rogers

Saturday Lunch: Susan Toler Carr

Saturday Dinner: Candle Lighting (no speaker)

Sunday Morning: Angel Of Hope Closing Ceremony (no speaker)

The closing ceremony on Sunday morning will include a short bus trip to visit the Angel of Hope Memorial in Blanchett Park, St. Charles, MO.

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked TEDx speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my youngest son, Charles to substance use disorder and suicide June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Professional Speaker Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

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