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Cancer Support Nonprofit’s Biggest Annual Fundraiser Slated for Oct. 9

July 1, 2021

Red Door Bash Celebrates Year Like No Other – and the Volunteers Who Led the Charge

WHAT: Annual Red Door Bash, benefiting Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s free support program for any adult, teen or child in our community impacted by cancer

WHEN: Saturday, October 9, 2021
• 6 p.m. Reception and silent auction
• 7 p.m. Dinner and awards program (virtual viewing option available)

WHERE: Omni Hotel Nashville, 250 5th Avenue South, Nashville, 37203

WHY: To raise funds for an essential Middle Tennessee nonprofit; celebrate another year of free cancer support for adults, teens and children in 15 Middle Tennessee counties; and honor several community leaders for their service and dedication, including:

Red Door Champion Award: Brian and Victoria Marger

Red Door Hero Award: 13 Gilda’s Club volunteer support group facilitators:
• David Adcock, PT
• Deanna Candeloro, M.Ed, LPC-MHSP
• Dana Davis,LSCW
• Lynn Dunavant, MA, HSP
• Pamela Duvall
• Larae Heil
• Cynthia Johnson, LICSW, BCD
• Laura Jo Leach, LMSW
• Doris P. McLay
• Lanier Sachs,M.Ed., NCC
• Carole Sanders
• Warren Thompson, Ph.D
• J. Dawson Wells, LMSW

EVENT CO-CHAIRS: Rae Hirsch and Erica Jacobs

TICKETS: $250, including reception food and beverages, access to a silent auction, a three-course meal with wine service, and valet parking.

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, is dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to all people impacted by cancer, including those diagnosed and family and friends. Free of charge to everyone – thanks to our generous donors – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s evidence-based program for adults, teens, children, and families includes support groups, health and nutrition coaching, healthy lifestyle workshops, mind-body classes, social activities, educational lectures, and community resource information. Offering approximately 70 professionally-led support and networking groups, and more than 80 educational workshops and lectures each month – either online or from our midtown Nashville location, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee is able to make a tangible difference in the lives of those impacted by cancer. We build community, so no one has to face cancer alone.

Laura Alabed-Olsson
Director of Marketing, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee
615-329-1124 (o) or 615-948-7682 (c)