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Our Nashville: Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

A couple of months ago, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee was invited to be a part of NECAT Network‘s “Our Nashville,” Season 2. We are so grateful for the staff and students who contributed to the creation of this mini-documentary, which showcases our organization beautifully. Watch our episode here.

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Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Bone Health

On September 11, 2018, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee presented Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Bone Health, featuring speaker Erin Fennell, APRN-BC, AOCNP. Because many cancer treatments can increase the risk for poor bone health, we spent this time learning about osteoporosis, bone fracture, pain, and how to best manage bone health. This complimentary educational program was…

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We’re Well on Our Way in Williamson County

By Felice Apolinsky, LCSW Program Director, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee One of the things I appreciate most about Gilda’s Club is how intentional we are in creating program offerings that serve our members, how and when they need to be served. Yes, from a planning perspective it might be nice to lay out an entire…

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Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee to Celebrate Two Decades of Free Cancer Support with 20th Anniversary Bash

NASHVILLE, TENN. – August 28, 2018 – On October 30, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m., Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee will celebrate two decades of free cancer support in Nashville and surrounding areas with a 20th Anniversary Bash at the Omni Nashville Hotel. With more than 400 business, civic and community leaders expected to attend, Gilda’s…

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NewsChannel 5: Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Marks 20th Anniversary

On Friday, August 3, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee officially marked its 20th anniversary – 20 years of free cancer support for Nashville and surrounding areas. WTVF NewsChannel 5 took its viewers inside the mid-town Clubhouse to help shine the light on the celebration. Watch the segment.

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Celebrating 20 Years of Gilda’s Red Door in Middle Tennessee

By Sandy Obodzinski President and CEO, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Gilda’s Club opened its first red door in Middle Tennessee 20 years ago today – on August 3, 1998, to be exact. As we embark on a year of remembrance, celebration and aspirations for the future, it only seems natural to think back to our…

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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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Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee CEO Sandy Obodzinski visited Capitol Hill in June to advocate for social and emotional screening and support in the cancer care experience for patients and families.

Advocating for Essential Cancer Support

By Sandy Obodzinski President and CEO, Gilda’s Club Middle TN At Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, we hear stories every day from members who feel lost, alone, confused, and overwhelmed by a new diagnosis, treatment plans, the need to communicate with family and friends, and seemingly countless unknowns. Cancer can weigh so heavily – not only…

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