Gilda's is on the Go and it's time for the Gumbo Cook-off!
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News from Around the Clubhouse
Gilda's Club is taking cancer support groups on the road this month thanks to a new partnership with Cleveland Clinic. Also happening - Big Dog Station's annual Gumbo Cook-off, dust off your favorite gumbo recipe to be crowned Gumbo King or Queen. 
Gilda's on the Go 

Gilda's Club is excited to announce a new partnership with Cleveland Clinic to host a cancer support group in Weston. The group will begin this month with a few sessions, then begin operating on a full time basis this January. The group is free of charge and open to all of those with a cancer diagnosis. Groups will be held on November 1st, 15th, and 29th and on December 13th at 2:00pm at Cleveland Clinic in The Maroone Cancer Center. 

RSVP is encouraged for this group- call us at 954-763-6776.
Be Crowned Gumbo King or Queen

Big Dog Station's annual Gumbo Cook-off to benefit Gilda's Club South Florida is back! This year the event will be held on Saturday, November 12th at Big Dog Station in Oakland Park. Registration is currently open for teams of up to 4 individuals to compete. Click here for the application and more information.

The cooking and festivities begin at 10:00am with live music, raffle prizes, a craft show and so much more. In addition, you'll be able to taste each gumbo and vote for your favorite!

Save the date, enter your gumbo and join us for the fun!  
Join One of Our Men's Group

The Men's Group was formed several years ago as a way of sharing common cancer experiences, issues specific to men, offering support, as well as information pertinent to treatment. In addition, the group serves a social purpose and quite often the men schedule outside outings. Stop by the Men's Breakfast on Saturday, November 12th at 10:00 am or the Men's Dinner on Monday, November 28th at 5:30 pm

The Gay Men's Networking Group is a safe space for those who would like to share their experiences in coping with cancer.  The group focuses on issues pertinent to the gay community with respect to the cancer journey and is comprised of those who may be a survivor-either newly diagnosed, or out of treatment and all in-between, or those who are supporters-either partners, spouses or friends and caregivers.  Since many in the gay community have had the unfortunate experience in coping with past and ongoing health crises, this group is an especially powerful means to assist those in their cancer journey moving forward.

The next meeting is on Monday, November 14th at 5:30 pm. You do not need to be a member to attend.

You do not need to be a member to attend either of the Men's Groups.
Don't Miss Out

Thursday, November 3 at 6pm
Grief & Loss During the Holidays
with Lisa Zucker, MSW, LCSW

Thursday, November 10 at 6pm
with Gelenis Domingo, MD

Saturday, November 12 at 10am
Big Dog Station
Proceeds benefit Gilda's Club

Thursday, November 17 at 6pm
with Anderson Gonclaves, AP, DOM and Judy Blurp

Check out our calendar for more information
More Ways You Can Support
Looking for Volunteer Facilitators: Bookworm Book Club and Ballroom Dancing
Gilda's Club is currently looking for a volunteer to facilitate our Bookworm Book Club and a volunteer to teach ballroom dancing. If you or anyone you know is interesting, please call us at 954-763-6776 or email Megan at  megan@gildasclubsouthflorida.org 

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!  Email Vilma at vilma@gildasclubsouthflorida.org

Become a Volunteer
We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to help around the Clubhouse, at our events and in the community.  If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer, contact us at  954-763-6776 or vilma@gildasclubsouthflorida.org  
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