Upcoming Fundraising Events

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March 12, 2016
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

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Upcoming Educational Events
 
 Free & Open to the Public
featuring Dr. Yehuda Deutsch
Thurs., Mar 10, 6:00pm

Fri., Mar 18, 6:00pm

featuring Lesley Klein, RD
Tues., Mar 22, 6:00pm

RSVP at 954-763-6776


Board of Directors

Dana Panza Macdonald
Chair

Trevor Fried
Vice Chair

Maggie Wiegandt
Secretary

Jeffrey D. Cato
Treasurer

Sara Howley Callari
Past Chair

Michael Bracchi
Stephen Ferrante
Leonard Goldberg
Chris Lloyd
Susanne McCoy Ellman
Heather Miller
Sean Pleus 
Beth Rielly
Mary Robinson

Honorary Board
Wayne Abbott
Deborah Fink
Steve Lemons
20th Anniversary of Gilda's Club Saturday Night Live this April
On Saturday, April 9th Gilda's Club will be hosting it's 20th anniversary of "Live from South Florida...It's Saturday Night!" presented by Memorial Cancer Institute at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina. This year the event will feature Alan Zweibel , 5 time Emmy Award winner, original "Saturday Night Live" writer and best-selling author. In addition to the main act, Gilda's Club will be honoring longtime CEO Shelley Goren , who is retiring this May. The event will also feature incredible live and silent auction items, a cocktail reception and dinner.
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The Healthy Lifestyles Project Turns Focus to Coping Skills

The Healthy Lifestyles Project, is a special four part series in nutrition, exercise, cognitive health and coping skills, that began in September. The series aims to provide workshops that teach new skills or healthy options to anyone impacted by cancer in the different focus areas.

The third part of the series begins this month and will focus on building healthy coping skills through therapeutic music and art activities. 

The Healthy Lifestyles Project is made possible by The Harold D. Franks Cancer Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward.

For more information, contact Megan at 954-763-6776 or megan@gildasclubsouthflorida.org. 
Welcome Whitney, Our New Program Coordinator
Whitney Hawkins received her B.A. in Sociology at Tulane University and a master's degree in counseling psychology from the University of Miami. While in graduate school, she completed a clinical practicum at The Cancer Support Community of Greater Miami, working primarily with their children's programs and support groups. Whitney has also worked as a psychotherapist in private practice and with children in the Miami-Dade school system. 
She has a passion for counseling, marketing, and non-profit work. Whitney is very excited to be working at Gilda's Club and to present much needed information about cancer through the Kids CAN program. 
Shop Tunies and Support Gilda's Club
 
Shop at any Tunies location from now until March 31st to support Gilda's Club South Florida and other local non-profits! 
Do you have a speaking opportunity? 

If you are a member of a group that might be interested in having a guest speaker from Gilda's Club, please let us know! Contact Vilma at vilma@gildasclubsouthflorida.org .

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