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Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Names Non-Profit Leader Harriet Schiftan as CEO

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Aug 7, 2019 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee today announced the appointment of Harriet Schiftan as its President and CEO. Schiftan, a successful leader in Nashville’s non-profit community, will take the reins of the 21-year-old cancer support organization on Tuesday, Sept. 3. “The Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee team is thrilled to welcome…

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2018 Community Report

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee celebrated a momentous year in 2018 with the help and support of our community and friends. We opened a new location in Williamson County and held a smashing 20th Anniversary Bash – voted Best Anniversary Party by readers of nFocus magazine. And those are just two of the big headlines from…

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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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20 Years of Walking Hand-in-Hand with Those on a Cancer Journey

This “Welcome from Our CEO” was originally published in Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s 20th Anniversary Bash event program. We’re happy to reshare it here today. Twenty years ago, Microsoft became the largest company in the world, Google was founded, and the film Titanic swept the Academy Awards. Here in Nashville, Tennessee, a new organization was…

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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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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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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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Wanda Reddon with Rachel Holt and children

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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Join us for The Big Payback - online day of giving on Wed., May 3!

Get Ready for the Big Payback!

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee is participating in The Big Payback, an online giving day hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle TN. How does it work? For 24-hours beginning at 12:00 a.m. May 3rd, 2017, donors can make gifts to participating nonprofits like Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee. This 24-hour online charitable giving day will help Gilda’s…

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