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2013-01-01 05:00:15

Loved Ones Meet to Share Coping Strategies and Provide Support Abington, PA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Gilda´s Club Delaware Valley at Abington Memorial Hospital hosts “My Spouse Has Cancer,” a support group for men and women with partners and spouses living with cancer. The support group meets on the second Monday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Abington Memorial Hospital in the Garden Training Room, located on the ground floor of the Widener Building....

2012-10-05 23:02:27

For the month of October, Kent Fit Body Boot Camp will be donating proceeds from 2 special training programs to Gilda's Club of Seattle, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support to individuals and families living with cancer. Kent, WA (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 In honor of the National Breast Cancer Awareness month, the premier gym and fitness company, Kent Fit Body Boot Camp plans to donate a portion of their October profits. The proceeds will go to the Gilda´s Club of...

2012-06-18 10:24:17

CORALVILLE, Iowa, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Darlene McCord of Pinnaclife, Biochemist and Author of "Living Well at 100 will discuss a journey of wellness through nutrition, exercise and meditation. The event will be held in Davenport, Iowa at 1234 East River Drive on Tuesday, June 26th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The lunch will be provided by Pinnaclife. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111107/CG00376LOGO) Gilda's Club is a cancer support center for the Quad Cities,...

2012-04-09 06:22:04

CORALVILLE, Iowa, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnaclife, Inc of Coralville, IA founded by Darlene McCord, PhD., FAPWCA, proudly demonstrated her support to the Gilda's Club of the Quad Cities through a corporate donation that assisted in the production of the event, "Cooking Up A Conversation With Curtis Stone." In addition to their corporate contribution, Pinnaclife provided culinary themed centerpieces to display on the guests' tables at the luncheon. The guest of honor, Curtis Stone, is...

2012-02-13 06:17:00

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnaclife, announced today a partnership with Gilda's Club of the Quad Cities. Gilda's Club of the Quad Cities is a free, nonprofit emotional and social support community for people living with cancer, their families and their friends. Dr. Darlene McCord of Pinnaclife commented, "Gilda's Club is a wonderful organization and an asset to the community. They offer the support that we all need when a loved one is diagnosed and dealing with cancer....

2011-12-20 11:06:00

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilda's Cub Madison Wisconsin is proud to announce the addition of Lannia Stenz as Executive Director. Stenz joins Gilda's Club Madison in December of 2011 with more than a decade of non-profit management experience. Stenz, who has overseen both multi-county and state-wide organizations, is an alumnus of the University of Northern Iowa and currently resides in Waunakee, Wisconsin. Her work experiences have included hosting counseling sessions...

2011-11-23 11:29:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Media, an Interpublic Group media agency, was honored with the Bill Modell Heart of Gold Award during Gilda's Club New York City's 16th annual cancer charity gala last week. The award, named in honor of one of Gilda's Club New York City's founders and retail icon Bill Modell, recognizes Big Apple-based individuals, groups of individuals or organizations that volunteer their time and efforts for cancer awareness. Founded in 1995, Gilda's...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilda's Club New York City is proud to host a workshop from the popular Frankly Speaking About Cancer national cancer education series. The workshop addresses the topic of breast reconstruction options, featuring a local surgeon, an oncology social worker, and a breast cancer survivors panel. The event is free and open to breast cancer patients, their family and friends. It will be held on Tuesday, September 20 from 6-8pm at Gilda's Club NYC - 195...

2011-05-31 05:00:00

SEATTLE, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the celebrated words of Gilda Radner, "It's always something." In this case, it's something positive and hopeful which isn't always easy when you are talking about cancer. But this is the everyday mission of the Seattle chapter of Gilda's Club. Gilda's Club is named for the beloved comedienne whose husband Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, founded a free cancer support organization in her name after she died of ovarian...

2011-03-01 14:29:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 27,000 tickets have already been sold to the nation's first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda's LaughFest. Thousands of travelers from outside of Michigan have purchased tickets to see some of the headliners coming to participate in LaughFest. Tickets have been sold to guests from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Carolina, Colorado, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Florida, Mississippi,...