Among the new initiatives at Common Grounds are two support groups and individualized academic tutoring. Both support groups are being spearheaded by community members and will be developed based on the needs of those interested in attendance. The Bereavement Support Group will most likely meet weekly at a day/time to be determined by the participants. The Separated/Divorced Support Group is looking to meet bi-weekly at late afternoon time. Both groups will be approximately 90 minutes in length.
Individualized academic tutoring is beginning with volunteers trained to teach struggling readers of any age. A cadre of volunteers to offer tutoring in other areas is also being developed, but is not yet formalized.
For information on the Bereavement Support Group, contact Jim Sicherman at email@example.com.
For information about the Divorced/Separated Support Group or academic tutoring, contact Kelli Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 655-4468.
Jason Emerson is editor of the Cazenovia Republican and Eagle Bulletin newspapers.