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FrankTalks Franklin Tomorrow Sandy Obodzinski

FrankTalks: Four People to Know in 2018, with Sandy Obodzinski

On August 13, 2018, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee President and CEO Sandy Obodzinski was invited by Franklin Tomorrow – a nonprofit with a mission to engage the community, foster collaboration, and advocate for a shared vision for the future of Franklin, Tennessee – to participate in “FrankTalks: Four People to Know in 2018.” On the…

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The Plus Side Of Nashville: Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

Our sincere thanks to NewsChannel 5 and Tuwanda Coleman for inviting Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee President and CEO Sandy Obodzinski to share about our free cancer support program on The Plus Side of Nashville. Watch the segment here.

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Leslie Welch, Children's Wellness Consultant, Parent Coach

Gilda’s Club’s Leslie Welch Offers Guidance to Aspiring Child Life Professionals in Latest Issue of ACLP Bulletin

Show Me the Money! By Leslie Welch, Child Life Specialist Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Courtesy of ACLP Bulletin, Summer 2018 When I was growing up and unnecessarily worrying about the future, I remember my father telling me, “Les, just do what you love and the money will come.” Now, he never mentioned how much money,…

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Grand opening Gilda's Club Williamson County Middle Tennessee

More Than 200 Join in Celebration of Gilda’s Club’s New Williamson County Location

NASHVILLE, TENN. – May 16, 2018 – On May 15, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee and more than 200 community leaders, members and guests celebrated the grand opening of its Williamson County location with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony. The new facility – Gilda’s Club’s first branch location – is housed within the Provision…

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Leslie Welch Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee Nashville free cancer support kids children youth programs
Leslie Welch, Children's Wellness Consultant, Parent Coach

Webinar: Talking to Your Kids about Colorectal Cancer, March 2018

In March, Fight Colorectal Cancer invited Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Childhood Development Specialist Leslie Welch, MS CCLS, to lead the webinar “Talking to Your Kids About Colorectal Cancer.” In it, she shares important information and tips on how to talk to your kids about your cancer diagnosis. Specific topics include: Common emotional reactions kids experience…

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Leslie Welch

How to Talk to Kids About Cancer

By Kristie Kahl Cure Today During a webinar, Fight Colorectal Cancer offered information and tips on how parents can have these tough conversations with their kids about a cancer diagnosis. CURE spoke with webinar presenter Leslie Welch, MS CCLS, a childhood development specialist from Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee – an affiliate of Cancer Support Community…

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Gilda’s Club Welcomes Director of Marketing, Communications and Events

NASHVILLE, TENN. – June 5, 2018 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, a non-profit dedicated to providing social and emotional support to those impacted by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed, has named Laura Alabed-Olsson as its first Director of Marketing, Communications and Special Events. Alabed-Olsson brings more than 20 years of experience…

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Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee to Celebrate Grand Opening of Williamson County Location with Open House for the Community

NASHVILLE, TENN. – May 3, 2018 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, a non-profit dedicated to providing social and emotional support to those impacted by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed, will host a grand opening event and ribbon cutting for its Williamson County location on Tuesday, May 15 from 4:30-6:30 pm. The…

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