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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, 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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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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Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

Reflecting upcoming expansion, the organization announces 10 new members to its 2018 roster NASHVILLE, TENN. – April 9, 2018 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, an affiliate of Cancer Support Community, announces the addition of 10 new members to its 2018 board of directors, reflecting the growth of the Nashville area as well as the expansion…

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Cancer Support for Three Generations

By Wanda Reddon, member After my cancer diagnosis in August 2015, my daughter Christina found Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee on the Internet, and said “this looks like an interesting place, maybe we should check it out.” As Christina recalls, “Mom was feeling sad and depressed and unsure about her next steps to regains some normalcy…

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Gilda’s Club Nashville Announces Name Change

Gilda’s Club Nashville, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, announces its name change to Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee and program expansion to better serve the community’s growing population within and beyond Davidson County. The change is effective July 1, 2017. Continue reading to find out more exciting Gilda’s news.

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