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Support for the Whole Family

By Heather Parham, member To date, I am a six time survivor of a rare cancer called Metastatic Myxoid Vulvar Sarcoma. I have had chemo several times, radiation once of a brain tumor and again on my chest for my lung, and too many surgeries to mention. When I was first diagnosed in 1993, Gilda’s…

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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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Meet Our New Executive Director

A welcome note from Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Executive Director, Sandy Obodzinski: When I moved to Nashville from the Midwest in 2005, I never imagined that my personal and professional worlds were preparing me for this moment with Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee. Like you, my life has been touched by cancer. After just three years…

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Janey Street & Friends Performs for Benefit of Gilda’s Club Nashville

Janey Street performed to a full house last week at City Winery Nashville in support of her new album, My Side of Paradise available now on Blue Élan Records. The show opened, as many Nashville gigs do, with a roundtable of eminently talented singer-songwriters sharing their most recent compositions as well as their biggest hits.  The night…

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Volunteer for Life

By Chuck Beard, volunteer This year, if my math doesn’t fail me, marks my sixth year as a running coach for Gilda’s Gang. I don’t consider myself a coach or a runner so saying that out loud or writing that here feels funny to me. I’m just a regular guy who likes to jog to…

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