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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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Gilda’s Club is Growing – Into Williamson County!

You may have heard the news. Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee is expanding its reach and will officially open in Williamson County in May! Read on to learn about how you can be part of the excitement and help spread the word!

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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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Join the BEST team in town!

Join Gilda Groupies. No Training Required.

If you would like to help Gilda’s Gang reach our team goal, but would prefer to sleep-in on Saturdays and not train for a 1/2 marathon, then Gilda Groupies is just for you! All Groupies pledge to raise $100 by race day to support our free member programs. Individuals build personal fundraising pages, host fundraisers, and utilize…

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Gene Wilder Dies at 83

It’s a sad day for Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, and all other Gilda’s Club affiliates. One of our co-founders, Gene Wilder died today from complications from Alzheimer’s. Gene’s love for his late wife, Gilda Radner, drove his dedication to open the first Gilda’s Club in New York City in 1995 with the help of Gilda’s pyschotherapist, Joanna…

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Taking Care of Caregivers at Gilda’s Club

By Caitlyn Holland, member I wasn’t one of those girls who had been planning her wedding day since she was seven, but I knew what I wanted. At our age, Pete and I had been to enough weddings to know what we liked and didn’t, and of the two of us, I’m the type-A, agenda-toting…

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Living the Dream

By Josh Griffith, member Why are all these people being released and I am still stuck in this room?  This is not a good sign.  Something must be wrong.  I would later realize this would become a very normal feeling and occurrence.  This being in a constant state of waiting or limbo.  When I mention…

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