The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child), announces their monthly meeting. The support group, which meets every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., will hold its meeting at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center at Joshua Tree on Wednesday, August 13. The Compassionate Friends is a national support organization reaching out to parents grieving the death of a child. The group is facilitated by Kristin Martin. For more information, please contact Martin at 760-250-7295 or visit the Hi- Desert Medical website at www.hdmc.org.