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Wednesday July 18th 2018
Wellness Group Time 10:00 AM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 1st Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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Tai Chi & Qigong Time 11:00 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Cassey Harrison will teach Tai Chi and Qigong, slow & gentle movement that can be powerful in helping achieve balance in body, mind & spirit. It has been known to ease pain in joints & lower blood pressure along with many other health benefits. This class is open to all levels. Wear comfortable clothing.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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"Preparing for Radiation Therapy" presented by AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute Time 2:00 PM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, Dr. Joseph Stella Conference Room, 1st Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

Presented by an AtlantiCare Radiation Oncology Nurse, this class is designed to help individuals diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones prepare for radiation therapy. To register and/or for more information call the AtlantiCare Access Center (888) 569-1000 at least 24 hours in advance. This class is offered the 3rd Wednesday of each month in the 1st Floor Dr. Joseph Stella Conference Room of the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute.

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"Preparing for Chemotherapy" presented by AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute Time 4:30 PM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 2nd Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

Presented by an AtlantiCare Medical Oncology Nurse, this class is designed to help individuals diagnosed with cancer & their loved ones prepare for chemotherapy. To register and/or for more information call the AtlantiCare Access Center (888) 569-1000 at least 24 hours in advance. This class is offered the 3rd Wednesday of each month and is held at the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, Building 400, 2nd Floor, Medical Oncology.

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Reiki Time 5:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Carlo Popolizio, Reiki Master, brings us the gift of Reiki. Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation, thought to boost the body's natural abilities. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own towel or sheet. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Cancer Thriving & Surviving presented by Shore Cancer Center Time 5:30 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

This free, engaging, six week workshop is open to all people who have cancer or have ever had cancer, and/or their caregivers. Each session builds upon the previous session to help improve life. The topics include: Fatigue Management; Exercise and Fitness; Managing Pain; Living with Uncertainty; Problem Solving; Communication; Difficult Emotions and More.

Workshops are held once a week for six weeks beginning on July 11th from 5:30-8pm at the Linwood Clubhouse. The other dates are July 18th, July 25th, August 1st, August 8th and August 15th. Snacks will be provided. The facilitators are Angela Bailey, MSW, LSW and Joia Di Stefano, MPH of Shore Medical Center.

Angela Bailey’s education consists of a Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University and a Bachelors in Sociology/Population Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  She is a licensed social worker in the state of New Jersey.  Angela currently works at Shore Medical Center as the Manager of Cancer Community Outreach, and as a social worker.  She is located in the Cancer Center. Angela wears many hats which consist of overseeing the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection program in Atlantic County (a grant to screen uninsured/underinsured women/men for breast, cervical, colorectal, and/or prostate screening), and the New Jersey Comprehensive Cancer Control Program grant in Atlantic and Cape May County (Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health).  In addition, Angela is also a social worker in the Shore Cancer Center in which she assists cancer patients with a variety of needs throughout their cancer journey.

Joia Di Stefano earned her Master of Public Health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York, and has more than 25 years experience in health education, planning, assessment, implementation, evaluation, grant writing and clinical research. Joia moved to South Jersey in 1999 and spent 11 years at the Atlantic County Division of Public Health as a health planner for data, and the director of health education. She has consulted for various health departments and health systems nationwide before joining the Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health as a full-time outreach coordinator in 2015. The Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state’s cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Shore Medical Center is lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May counties.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.


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Thursday July 19th 2018
Flowing Yoga with Susan Hussong Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Join Susan Hussong for an hour of flowing yoga (vinyasa) that incorporates both postures (asanas) and conscious awareness of the breath (pranayama). Treat your body and mind to an hour on the mat and leave feeling refreshed, renewed and relaxed. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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"Bohemian Heart Beads" Beginner's Earring Workshop with Kathy Pinto Time 10:00 AM Location AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, 2500 English Creek Rd., Building 400- Conference Room, EHT, NJ 08234

Learn how to build and design your own earrings, and wear them home! We will be working with classic pearls, cultured sea glass and different stones. Tools, beads and findings will be provided for you. Instructor Kathy Pinto has had a passion for the arts all of her life. After retiring from Absecon Schools, Kathy took up beading and never looked back, starting her own jewelry business “Bohemian Heart Beads.”  She works various venues including Convention Halls, Festivals, and education centers, and is looking forward to sharing her passion with you.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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All Levels Yoga at the LifeCenter Time 1:00 PM Location AtlantiCare LifeCenter, Building 200, 2nd Floor, 2500 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Join Kate Stiver or Elaine Sherma for an hour of all levels yoga. Find your breath, move through postures and be restored. Treat your body and your mind. Leave refreshed and smiling.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

 

 

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Living with Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Sponsored by Holy Redeemer Hospice

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Noogie Night-Grief Busters Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Teens & Young Adults Living with Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, monthly group for teens and young adults (teens, 20's & 30's) who have lost a loved one to cancer. Pizza donated by La PizzaTega! 

Registration required (609) 926-2699. 

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Understanding Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Sunday July 22nd 2018
Gilda's Gladiators Dragon Boat Paddle Time 8:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Gilda's Club members are invited to join the fun on the Dragon Boat! Members of the Viking Dragons Dragon Boat Team will be on board to show you how. Meet at the Viking Rowing Club, N. Surrey Ave. & Calvert Ave., Ventnor Heights. 8:30am warm-up, 9am launch, finish by 10am. Paddles and life jackets provided. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes you don't mind getting wet. Splashing does happen...it's a water sport!

Registration required by 12pm Thursday prior to the paddle:  (609) 926-2699.


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Noogie Paddle Time 9:30 AM Location N. Surrey Avenue & calvert Avenue, Ventnor, NJ 08406

The Noogies will be meeting at The Boathouse for a light meal around 9:30am. Please bring beach chairs, sunblock and hats to protect from the sun and to sit and watch the Noogies paddle. The Gladiator's will provide life vests (limited amount of small sizes so perhaps they can bring their own) and paddles along with a tent to complete waivers and do art project.

Ideally, the first group of paddlers will be dockside and ready to embark at 10am. After loading and instructions, they will be out on the water for a 20 minute paddle while the remainder of the Noogies work on their land project. Deb Mento will be handling the art project. Then the next group loads up for their paddle and the first group does the land activity.....and so on until all have paddled. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.



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Monday July 23rd 2018
Nutrition with Saba Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

THE GUT MICROBIOME: THE WORLD OF GOOD BACTERIA

Everyone has heard of antibiotics. Antibiotics are designed to kill or inhibit growth of bacteria. While we are quick to take antibiotics, there are actually good bacteria that we don’t want to kill off. In fact, there is a whole community of naturally occurring bacteria in our gut, referred to as the gut microbiome.


Saba Zahid, RD, Shore Medical Center, received her bachelor’s degree from Bradley University and completed her internship at Bradley University as part of the first class to go through the internship program. Saba enjoys food service and clinical management and is always excited to be involved in project development that brings the RD profession and expertise to underprivileged communities.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Tuesday July 24th 2018
Gilda's Quilters Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Learn to quilt with award winning quilter Merry May and Kathy Doerr. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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New Member Meeting Time 9:30 AM Location 211 N. Main Street, Suite 100, Cape May Court House, 08210

Attend a New Member Meeting to learn about the Gilda's Club program for individuals and families touched by cancer in any way. Attendance is required before participating in any group or workshop. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Walk & Talk Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

"Walk & Talk" along the Linwood Bikepath. We'll be keeping track of miles walked so we can take a "virtual" walk from Gilda's Club to Gilda's Club across the nation. We may even be joined by other clubs along the way! Meet at the Linwood Park at the Gazebo on Wabash Ave. In the case of inclement weather, Walk & Talk will occur at the Clubhouse with the help of a walking DVD on our large screen projector.  

For those who would like, beginning June 19th, Walk & Talk will also meet on the Boardwalk at Martindale Ave. & the Boardwalk in Ventnor. So now, you have a choice- Boardwalk or Bike Path- and in the case of inclement weather, everyone together at The Clubhouse! Make sure to call to register & let us know where you will be walking.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

 

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Wellness Group Time 10:00 AM Location 211 N. Main Street, Suite 100, Cape May Court House, 08210

Professionally facilitated support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience. This group meets the first and third Tuesday each month.  Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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New Member Meeting Time 11:00 AM Location AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute. 2500 English Creek Ave., Building 400, EHT, NJ 08234

Attend a New Member Meeting to learn all about the Gilda's Club program for individuals & families touched by cancer. Attendance is required before participating in any group or workshop.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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Yoga with Robyn Time 11:00 AM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Connect your body and mind and cultivate inner peace through this one hour yoga class with Robyn Tiger, MD, Certified Yoga Instructor, Gilda's Club South Jersey Medical Resource Council member. Enjoy being guided through relaxing breathing and meditation followed by sequences of yoga postures focusing on proper alignment. Leave class with a sense of calm, greater focus and a peaceful heart. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Pilates Time 12:15 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Engage your core muscles with Pilates floor exercises using your own body weight for resistance. This class will help you trim your midsection, prevent back injuries, improve posture, while at the same time increasing overall strength and flexibility. This six week class will be taught by Connie Kelly, STOTT Pilates Certified Instructor and Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Family & Friends Group Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for family members and friends of individuals living with cancer.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Noogie Night Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Wellness Group Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Wednesday July 25th 2018
Chair Yoga and Mindfulness to Reduce Stress Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Rd Linwood NJ 08221

Join Naida Burgess, MEd, Certified Yoga Instructor: Come pull up a chair and practice just being in the moment. Learn how mindfulness can help with focus, attention and calming the emotions. Gentle stretching and breathing can help quiet and soothe the body. Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Kripalu (Compassionate) Yoga Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Kripalu (Compassionate) Yoga is an integrated practice that revitalizes the body, calms the mind and deepens self-awareness. Kripalu brings body, mind and spirit into a state of harmony and balance. It allows you to choose the level of physical intensity right for you. Instead of encouraging you to judge your performance today against yesterday, or compare your stretch with that of your classmates, Kripalu Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body and honor its needs. Self observation without judgment is its motto. It encourages compassion for yourself and others. The essence of Kripalu Yoga is learning how to be fully present in the moment-by-moment experience of life. Kripalu trained instructor, Judy McClain, will teach this class to all skill levels on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Debra Marshall, Certified Yoga instructor, will be teach this class on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. No previous yoga experience required. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

 

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Wellness Group Time 10:00 AM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 1st Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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Reiki with Maura Time 12:00 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Maura is a Reiki Master with 16 yrs experience in energy healing. She is offering Reiki half hour sessions to those who choose to experience the healing power of Reiki. During a session, the client will relax fully clothed, on a massage table while she channels energy through her hands, which may rest gently on or just above the clients body. Reiki energy is very soothing and relaxing and helps activate the persons own natural healing process and restore physical and emotions well being.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Chair Yoga & Mindfulness to Manage Stress Time 12:15 PM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 2nd Floor, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Learn and practice Chair Yoga and Mindfulness with Naida Burgess, MEd, Certified Yoga Instructor. Pull up a chair and practice just being in the moment. Learn how mindfulness can help with focus, attention and calming the emotions. Gentle stretching and breathing can help quiet and soothe the body. 

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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Cancer Thriving & Surviving presented by Shore Cancer Center Time 5:30 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

This free, engaging, six week workshop is open to all people who have cancer or have ever had cancer, and/or their caregivers. Each session builds upon the previous session to help improve life. The topics include: Fatigue Management; Exercise and Fitness; Managing Pain; Living with Uncertainty; Problem Solving; Communication; Difficult Emotions and More.

Workshops are held once a week for six weeks beginning on July 11th from 5:30-8pm at the Linwood Clubhouse. The other dates are July 18th, July 25th, August 1st, August 8th and August 15th. Snacks will be provided. The facilitators are Angela Bailey, MSW, LSW and Joia Di Stefano, MPH of Shore Medical Center.

Angela Bailey’s education consists of a Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University and a Bachelors in Sociology/Population Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  She is a licensed social worker in the state of New Jersey.  Angela currently works at Shore Medical Center as the Manager of Cancer Community Outreach, and as a social worker.  She is located in the Cancer Center. Angela wears many hats which consist of overseeing the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection program in Atlantic County (a grant to screen uninsured/underinsured women/men for breast, cervical, colorectal, and/or prostate screening), and the New Jersey Comprehensive Cancer Control Program grant in Atlantic and Cape May County (Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health).  In addition, Angela is also a social worker in the Shore Cancer Center in which she assists cancer patients with a variety of needs throughout their cancer journey.

Joia Di Stefano earned her Master of Public Health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York, and has more than 25 years experience in health education, planning, assessment, implementation, evaluation, grant writing and clinical research. Joia moved to South Jersey in 1999 and spent 11 years at the Atlantic County Division of Public Health as a health planner for data, and the director of health education. She has consulted for various health departments and health systems nationwide before joining the Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health as a full-time outreach coordinator in 2015. The Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state’s cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Shore Medical Center is lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May counties.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.


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Reiki Time 6:00 PM

Charlie Roberts, Reiki Master, brings us the gift of Reiki. Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction & relaxation, thought to boost the body's natural abilities. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing & bring your own towel or sheet.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Thursday July 26th 2018
Flowing Yoga with Susan Hussong Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Join Susan Hussong for an hour of flowing yoga (vinyasa) that incorporates both postures (asanas) and conscious awareness of the breath (pranayama). Treat your body and mind to an hour on the mat and leave feeling refreshed, renewed and relaxed. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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New Member Meeting Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Attend a New Member Meeting to learn all about the Gilda's Club program for individuals & families touched by cancer. Attendance is required before participating in any group or workshop.

Registration required (609) 926-2699


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Chit-Chat N' Craft Time 10:00 AM Location AtlantiCare Life Center, 2500 English Creek Rd, Building 250, EHT, NJ 08234

Make your own beautiful Fruit Bouquet with fruits of the season, to keep or give to someone you love. All fruit, containers and materials will be provided to complete this edible arrangement. Class will be led by Deb Mento, Program Manager, Gilda's Club at AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute. Deb loves crafting and enjoys sharing the joy of creating with others! Class size limited to 8 members.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

 

 















 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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All Levels Yoga at the LifeCenter Time 1:00 PM Location AtlantiCare LifeCenter, Building 200, 2nd Floor, 2500 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Join Kate Stiver or Elaine Sherma for an hour of all levels yoga. Find your breath, move through postures and be restored. Treat your body and your mind. Leave refreshed and smiling.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

 

 

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Living with Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Sponsored by Holy Redeemer Hospice

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Noogie Night-Grief Busters Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Understanding Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Friday July 27th 2018
AtlantiCare's Breast Cancer Support Group- Cape May Court House Time 3:00 PM Location AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, 106 Court House South Dennis RD, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.

Evelyn Darretta, RN, OCN, Oncology Breast Health Coordinator, AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, will facilitate a new, monthly Breast Cancer Support Group at the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, 106 Court House South Dennis RD- Cancer Center Confernce Room, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. 

"Hello everyone, most people call me Eve. I am looking forward to meeting each and every one of you. I welcome patients, past or present, survivors, caregivers and friends. It is my sincere hope that this group, combined with my 25 years of Oncology Nursing experience, will bring comfort and support to all after having cancer touch their lives." - Eve Darretta 

Registration required - Call Eve (609) 677-6010.

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Sunday July 29th 2018
Gilda's Gladiators Dragon Boat Paddle Time 8:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Gilda's Club members are invited to join the fun on the Dragon Boat! Members of the Viking Dragons Dragon Boat Team will be on board to show you how. Meet at the Viking Rowing Club, N. Surrey Ave. & Calvert Ave., Ventnor Heights. 8:30am warm-up, 9am launch, finish by 10am. Paddles and life jackets provided. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes you don't mind getting wet. Splashing does happen...it's a water sport!

Registration required by 12pm Thursday prior to the paddle:  (609) 926-2699.


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Monday July 30th 2018
New Member Meeting Time 9:30 AM Location AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, 2500 English Creek Rd, Building 400, EHT, NJ 08234

Attend a New Member Meeting to learn all about the Gilda's Club program for individuals & families touched by cancer. Attendance is required before participating in any group or workshop.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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Jewelry Making with Seaglass Time 10:00 AM Location AtlantiCare The Cancer Care Institue, 2500 English Creek Ave., Building 400, Dr. Joseph Stella Conference Room, EHT, NJ 08234

Carol Bonfiglio will teach us how to create lovely and interesting jewelry from beautiful, magical seaglass. No experience necessary.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

 

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Book Club & Bag Lunch Time 11:00 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

A monthly book group led by Susan Slaninka. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy lively conversation and company. Pick of the month available in the library, Amazon, or can be downloaded on Kindle or Nook. Limited to 12 participants. Registration required (609) 926-2699.

Welcome to Gilda’s Club South Jersey Book Club! This is our fifth year of meeting and we are a wonderful group of readers. So glad to have you joining us. I am pleased to announce the books for this year that were chosen by the members of the group. We meet from 11am-12:30pm on the following dates. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Discussion questions will be emailed to participants before the meeting.

HAPPY READING EVERYONE!

Date

Title

Author

Recommended by

January 29, 2018

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee

Eileen

February 26, 2018

The Orphan Keeper

Cameron Wright

Mary Ann

March 26, 2018

The Other Einstein

Marie Benedict

Susan Slaninka

April 30, 2018

A piece of the World

Christina Baker Kline

June

May 21, 2018

Wonder and Auggie and Me

RJ Palacio

Shelley

June 25, 2018

Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Lisa See

Marian

July 30, 2018

A Memory of Violets

Helen Gaynor

Linda

August 27, 2018

Fall of the Marigolds

Susan Meissner

Susan Slaninka
           

Sept. 24, 2018

 

People of the Book

Geraldine Brooks

Susan Malka

October 29, 2018

Great Small Things

Jodi Piccoult

Barbara Hood

Nov. 26, 2018

Love and Other Consolation Prizes

Jamie Ford

Barbara Kirch

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Breast Cancer Support Group Time 4:00 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, monthly group for women with breast cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience. Stay for the Women's Night Supper & Social and Women's Night presentation.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.


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Gynecological Cancers Support Group Time 4:00 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08/221

A professionally facilitated, monthly group for women with gynecological cancers, at any stage in their cancer experience. Stay for the Women's Night Supper & Social and Women's Night presentation.

Registration required (609) 926-2699


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Women's Night Supper & Social Time 5:30 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

The Women's Night Supper & Social is open to all female members who are interested in the comradery of sharing with other members. Come to the breast or gynecological cancer group from 4:00-5:30 pm, enjoy the Supper & Social, and then stay for the Women's Night lecture. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.


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"Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Immunotherapy" presented by Julianne Childs, DO, FACOI Time 6:30 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Julianne Childs, DO, FACOI, Oncologist/Hematologist, Medical Director, HOPE Community Cancer Center and Shore Medical Center, Gilda's Club South Jersey Medical Resource Council member, mother of six and grandmother of two, will present "Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Immunotherapy."  We invite people impacted by cancer and their loved ones to this free workshop to learn about the advances in immunotherapy for cancer treatment. Immunotherapy is one of the exciting areas of new discoveries and treatments for cancer, and this workshop aims to explain how immunotherapy is changing the way we think about and treat cancer.  Dr. Childs is a HUGE supporter of Gilda's Club providing the resources necessary for Gilda's Club to hold New Member Meetings and Wellness Support Groups in her Cape May Court House location twice a month. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.


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Tuesday July 31st 2018
Walk & Talk Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

"Walk & Talk" along the Linwood Bikepath. We'll be keeping track of miles walked so we can take a "virtual" walk from Gilda's Club to Gilda's Club across the nation. We may even be joined by other clubs along the way! Meet at the Linwood Park at the Gazebo on Wabash Ave. In the case of inclement weather, Walk & Talk will occur at the Clubhouse with the help of a walking DVD on our large screen projector.  

For those who would like, beginning June 19th, Walk & Talk will also meet on the Boardwalk at Martindale Ave. & the Boardwalk in Ventnor. So now, you have a choice- Boardwalk or Bike Path- and in the case of inclement weather, everyone together at The Clubhouse! Make sure to call to register & let us know where you will be walking.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

 

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Yoga with Robyn Time 11:00 AM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Connect your body and mind and cultivate inner peace through this one hour yoga class with Robyn Tiger, MD, Certified Yoga Instructor, Gilda's Club South Jersey Medical Resource Council member. Enjoy being guided through relaxing breathing and meditation followed by sequences of yoga postures focusing on proper alignment. Leave class with a sense of calm, greater focus and a peaceful heart. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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New Member Meeting Time 5:00 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Attend a New Member Meeting to learn all about the Gilda's Club program for individuals & families touched by cancer. Attendance is required before participating in any group or workshop.

Registration required (609) 926-2699


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Family & Friends Group Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for family members and friends of individuals living with cancer.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Noogie Night Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Wellness Group Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Wednesday August 1st 2018
Wellness Group Time 10:00 AM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 1st Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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Chair Yoga & Mindfulness to Manage Stress Time 12:15 PM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 2nd Floor, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Learn and practice Chair Yoga and Mindfulness with Naida Burgess, MEd, Certified Yoga Instructor. Pull up a chair and practice just being in the moment. Learn how mindfulness can help with focus, attention and calming the emotions. Gentle stretching and breathing can help quiet and soothe the body. 

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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Cancer Thriving & Surviving presented by Shore Cancer Center Time 5:30 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

This free, engaging, six week workshop is open to all people who have cancer or have ever had cancer, and/or their caregivers. Each session builds upon the previous session to help improve life. The topics include: Fatigue Management; Exercise and Fitness; Managing Pain; Living with Uncertainty; Problem Solving; Communication; Difficult Emotions and More.

Workshops are held once a week for six weeks beginning on July 11th from 5:30-8pm at the Linwood Clubhouse. The other dates are July 18th, July 25th, August 1st, August 8th and August 15th. Snacks will be provided. The facilitators are Angela Bailey, MSW, LSW and Joia Di Stefano, MPH of Shore Medical Center.

Angela Bailey’s education consists of a Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University and a Bachelors in Sociology/Population Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  She is a licensed social worker in the state of New Jersey.  Angela currently works at Shore Medical Center as the Manager of Cancer Community Outreach, and as a social worker.  She is located in the Cancer Center. Angela wears many hats which consist of overseeing the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection program in Atlantic County (a grant to screen uninsured/underinsured women/men for breast, cervical, colorectal, and/or prostate screening), and the New Jersey Comprehensive Cancer Control Program grant in Atlantic and Cape May County (Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health).  In addition, Angela is also a social worker in the Shore Cancer Center in which she assists cancer patients with a variety of needs throughout their cancer journey.

Joia Di Stefano earned her Master of Public Health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York, and has more than 25 years experience in health education, planning, assessment, implementation, evaluation, grant writing and clinical research. Joia moved to South Jersey in 1999 and spent 11 years at the Atlantic County Division of Public Health as a health planner for data, and the director of health education. She has consulted for various health departments and health systems nationwide before joining the Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health as a full-time outreach coordinator in 2015. The Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state’s cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Shore Medical Center is lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May counties.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.


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Thursday August 2nd 2018
Flowing Yoga with Susan Hussong Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Join Susan Hussong for an hour of flowing yoga (vinyasa) that incorporates both postures (asanas) and conscious awareness of the breath (pranayama). Treat your body and mind to an hour on the mat and leave feeling refreshed, renewed and relaxed. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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All Levels Yoga at the LifeCenter Time 1:00 PM Location AtlantiCare LifeCenter, Building 200, 2nd Floor, 2500 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Join Kate Stiver or Elaine Sherma for an hour of all levels yoga. Find your breath, move through postures and be restored. Treat your body and your mind. Leave refreshed and smiling.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

 

 

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Living with Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Sponsored by Holy Redeemer Hospice

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Noogie Night-Grief Busters Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Understanding Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Tween Group Time 6:30 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, support group for middle-school aged children impacted by cancer in any way. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Sunday August 5th 2018
Gilda's Gladiators Dragon Boat Paddle Time 8:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Gilda's Club members are invited to join the fun on the Dragon Boat! Members of the Viking Dragons Dragon Boat Team will be on board to show you how. Meet at the Viking Rowing Club, N. Surrey Ave. & Calvert Ave., Ventnor Heights. 8:30am warm-up, 9am launch, finish by 10am. Paddles and life jackets provided. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes you don't mind getting wet. Splashing does happen...it's a water sport!

Registration required by 12pm Thursday prior to the paddle:  (609) 926-2699.


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Tuesday August 7th 2018
New Member Meeting Time 9:30 AM Location 211 N. Main St., Suite 100, Cape May Court House 08210

Attend a New Member Meeting to learn about the Gilda's Club program for individuals and families touched by cancer in any way. Attendance is required before participating in any group or workshop. 

Registration required  (609) 926-2699.

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Walk & Talk Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

"Walk & Talk" along the Linwood Bikepath. We'll be keeping track of miles walked so we can take a "virtual" walk from Gilda's Club to Gilda's Club across the nation. We may even be joined by other clubs along the way! Meet at the Linwood Park at the Gazebo on Wabash Ave. In the case of inclement weather, Walk & Talk will occur at the Clubhouse with the help of a walking DVD on our large screen projector.  

For those who would like, beginning June 19th, Walk & Talk will also meet on the Boardwalk at Martindale Ave. & the Boardwalk in Ventnor. So now, you have a choice- Boardwalk or Bike Path- and in the case of inclement weather, everyone together at The Clubhouse! Make sure to call to register & let us know where you will be walking.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

 

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Wellness Group Time 10:00 AM Location 211 N. Main St., Suite 100 Cape May Court House 08210

A professionally facilitated, support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience. This group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Yoga with Robyn Time 11:00 AM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Connect your body and mind and cultivate inner peace through this one hour yoga class with Robyn Tiger, MD, Certified Yoga Instructor, Gilda's Club South Jersey Medical Resource Council member. Enjoy being guided through relaxing breathing and meditation followed by sequences of yoga postures focusing on proper alignment. Leave class with a sense of calm, greater focus and a peaceful heart. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Family & Friends Group Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for family members and friends of individuals living with cancer.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Noogie Night Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Wellness Group Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Wednesday August 8th 2018
Chair Yoga and Mindfulness to Reduce Stress Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Rd Linwood NJ 08221

Join Naida Burgess, MEd, Certified Yoga Instructor: Come pull up a chair and practice just being in the moment. Learn how mindfulness can help with focus, attention and calming the emotions. Gentle stretching and breathing can help quiet and soothe the body. Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Kripalu (Compassionate) Yoga Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Kripalu (Compassionate) Yoga is an integrated practice that revitalizes the body, calms the mind and deepens self-awareness. Kripalu brings body, mind and spirit into a state of harmony and balance. It allows you to choose the level of physical intensity right for you. Instead of encouraging you to judge your performance today against yesterday, or compare your stretch with that of your classmates, Kripalu Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body and honor its needs. Self observation without judgment is its motto. It encourages compassion for yourself and others. The essence of Kripalu Yoga is learning how to be fully present in the moment-by-moment experience of life. Kripalu trained instructor, Judy McClain, will teach this class to all skill levels on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Debra Marshall, Certified Yoga instructor, will be teach this class on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. No previous yoga experience required. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

 

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Wellness Group Time 10:00 AM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 1st Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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Yo-Pi-Chi Time 1:30 PM Location 2500 English Creek Road, AtlantiCare LifeCenter, Building 200, 1st Floor, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Cassey Harrison combines her background of Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi to teach in this unique setting in the AtlantiCare LifeCenter warm therapy pool. Enjoy aqua meditation with music to relax and stretch for a 60 minute class. Prior to first class, members must procure a simple waiver (available at the Clubhouse or Gilda's Club at AtlantiCare) to be signed by their physician authorizing use of the warm water therapy pool, as well as a Gilda's Club waiver, returned to Gilda's Club. Class size is limited to 8. 

Registration required (609) 407-4788. 

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Cancer Thriving & Surviving presented by Shore Cancer Center Time 5:30 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

This free, engaging, six week workshop is open to all people who have cancer or have ever had cancer, and/or their caregivers. Each session builds upon the previous session to help improve life. The topics include: Fatigue Management; Exercise and Fitness; Managing Pain; Living with Uncertainty; Problem Solving; Communication; Difficult Emotions and More.

Workshops are held once a week for six weeks beginning on July 11th from 5:30-8pm at the Linwood Clubhouse. The other dates are July 18th, July 25th, August 1st, August 8th and August 15th. Snacks will be provided. The facilitators are Angela Bailey, MSW, LSW and Joia Di Stefano, MPH of Shore Medical Center.

Angela Bailey’s education consists of a Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University and a Bachelors in Sociology/Population Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  She is a licensed social worker in the state of New Jersey.  Angela currently works at Shore Medical Center as the Manager of Cancer Community Outreach, and as a social worker.  She is located in the Cancer Center. Angela wears many hats which consist of overseeing the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection program in Atlantic County (a grant to screen uninsured/underinsured women/men for breast, cervical, colorectal, and/or prostate screening), and the New Jersey Comprehensive Cancer Control Program grant in Atlantic and Cape May County (Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health).  In addition, Angela is also a social worker in the Shore Cancer Center in which she assists cancer patients with a variety of needs throughout their cancer journey.

Joia Di Stefano earned her Master of Public Health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York, and has more than 25 years experience in health education, planning, assessment, implementation, evaluation, grant writing and clinical research. Joia moved to South Jersey in 1999 and spent 11 years at the Atlantic County Division of Public Health as a health planner for data, and the director of health education. She has consulted for various health departments and health systems nationwide before joining the Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health as a full-time outreach coordinator in 2015. The Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state’s cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Shore Medical Center is lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May counties.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.


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Reiki Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Charlie Roberts, Reiki Master, brings us the gift of Reiki. Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation, thought to boost the body's natural abilities. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own towel or sheet. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Thursday August 9th 2018
Flowing Yoga with Susan Hussong Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Join Susan Hussong for an hour of flowing yoga (vinyasa) that incorporates both postures (asanas) and conscious awareness of the breath (pranayama). Treat your body and mind to an hour on the mat and leave feeling refreshed, renewed and relaxed. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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All Levels Yoga at the LifeCenter Time 1:00 PM Location AtlantiCare LifeCenter, Building 200, 2nd Floor, 2500 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Join Kate Stiver or Elaine Sherma for an hour of all levels yoga. Find your breath, move through postures and be restored. Treat your body and your mind. Leave refreshed and smiling.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

 

 

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Living with Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Sponsored by Holy Redeemer Hospice

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Noogie Night-Grief Busters Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Understanding Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Sunday August 12th 2018
Gilda's Gladiators Dragon Boat Paddle Time 8:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Gilda's Club members are invited to join the fun on the Dragon Boat! Members of the Viking Dragons Dragon Boat Team will be on board to show you how. Meet at the Viking Rowing Club, N. Surrey Ave. & Calvert Ave., Ventnor Heights. 8:30am warm-up, 9am launch, finish by 10am. Paddles and life jackets provided. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes you don't mind getting wet. Splashing does happen...it's a water sport!

Registration required by 12pm Thursday prior to the paddle:  (609) 926-2699.


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Monday August 13th 2018
Yoga with Joyce Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Join Joyce Glick, Licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Yoga Instructor, Oncology Rehab Program Developer and Vice President of Ambulatory Care, Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, for a new yoga workshop that will be offered the 2nd and 4th Monday evenings each month. Enjoy a gentle but invigorating sequence to connect breathes with slow and purposeful movements focused to improve posture, balance, and awareness. Gentle hands on assistance and adjustments offered to help enhance postural control and awarement. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Tuesday August 14th 2018
Gilda's Quilters Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Rd, Linwood NJ 08221

Learn to quilt with award winning quilter Merry May and Kathy Doerr. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Walk & Talk Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

"Walk & Talk" along the Linwood Bikepath. We'll be keeping track of miles walked so we can take a "virtual" walk from Gilda's Club to Gilda's Club across the nation. We may even be joined by other clubs along the way! Meet at the Linwood Park at the Gazebo on Wabash Ave. In the case of inclement weather, Walk & Talk will occur at the Clubhouse with the help of a walking DVD on our large screen projector.  

For those who would like, beginning June 19th, Walk & Talk will also meet on the Boardwalk at Martindale Ave. & the Boardwalk in Ventnor. So now, you have a choice- Boardwalk or Bike Path- and in the case of inclement weather, everyone together at The Clubhouse! Make sure to call to register & let us know where you will be walking.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

 

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Pilates Time 12:15 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Engage your core muscles with Pilates floor exercises using your own body weight for resistance. This class will help you trim your midsection, prevent back injuries, improve posture, while at the same time increasing overall strength and flexibility. This six week class will be taught by Connie Kelly, STOTT Pilates Certified Instructor and Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Family & Friends Group Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for family members and friends of individuals living with cancer.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Noogie Night Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Wellness Group Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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Wednesday August 15th 2018
Wellness Group Time 10:00 AM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 1st Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members living with any type of cancer, at any stage in their cancer experience.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

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"Preparing for Radiation Therapy" presented by AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute Time 2:00 PM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, Dr. Joseph Stella Conference Room, 1st Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

Presented by an AtlantiCare Radiation Oncology Nurse, this class is designed to help individuals diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones prepare for radiation therapy. To register and/or for more information call the AtlantiCare Access Center (888) 569-1000 at least 24 hours in advance. This class is offered the 3rd Wednesday of each month in the 1st Floor Dr. Joseph Stella Conference Room of the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute.

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"Preparing for Chemotherapy" presented by AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute Time 4:30 PM Location 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, 2nd Floor, EHT, NJ 08234

Presented by an AtlantiCare Medical Oncology Nurse, this class is designed to help individuals diagnosed with cancer & their loved ones prepare for chemotherapy. To register and/or for more information call the AtlantiCare Access Center (888) 569-1000 at least 24 hours in advance. This class is offered the 3rd Wednesday of each month and is held at the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, Building 400, 2nd Floor, Medical Oncology.

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Reiki Time 5:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Carlo Popolizio, Reiki Master, brings us the gift of Reiki. Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation, thought to boost the body's natural abilities. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and bring your own towel or sheet. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

Info & Registration
Cancer Thriving & Surviving presented by Shore Cancer Center Time 5:30 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

This free, engaging, six week workshop is open to all people who have cancer or have ever had cancer, and/or their caregivers. Each session builds upon the previous session to help improve life. The topics include: Fatigue Management; Exercise and Fitness; Managing Pain; Living with Uncertainty; Problem Solving; Communication; Difficult Emotions and More.

Workshops are held once a week for six weeks beginning on July 11th from 5:30-8pm at the Linwood Clubhouse. The other dates are July 18th, July 25th, August 1st, August 8th and August 15th. Snacks will be provided. The facilitators are Angela Bailey, MSW, LSW and Joia Di Stefano, MPH of Shore Medical Center.

Angela Bailey’s education consists of a Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University and a Bachelors in Sociology/Population Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  She is a licensed social worker in the state of New Jersey.  Angela currently works at Shore Medical Center as the Manager of Cancer Community Outreach, and as a social worker.  She is located in the Cancer Center. Angela wears many hats which consist of overseeing the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection program in Atlantic County (a grant to screen uninsured/underinsured women/men for breast, cervical, colorectal, and/or prostate screening), and the New Jersey Comprehensive Cancer Control Program grant in Atlantic and Cape May County (Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health).  In addition, Angela is also a social worker in the Shore Cancer Center in which she assists cancer patients with a variety of needs throughout their cancer journey.

Joia Di Stefano earned her Master of Public Health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York, and has more than 25 years experience in health education, planning, assessment, implementation, evaluation, grant writing and clinical research. Joia moved to South Jersey in 1999 and spent 11 years at the Atlantic County Division of Public Health as a health planner for data, and the director of health education. She has consulted for various health departments and health systems nationwide before joining the Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health as a full-time outreach coordinator in 2015. The Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state’s cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Shore Medical Center is lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May counties.

Registration required (609) 926-2699.


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Thursday August 16th 2018
Flowing Yoga with Susan Hussong Time 9:30 AM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221

Join Susan Hussong for an hour of flowing yoga (vinyasa) that incorporates both postures (asanas) and conscious awareness of the breath (pranayama). Treat your body and mind to an hour on the mat and leave feeling refreshed, renewed and relaxed. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

Info & Registration
All Levels Yoga at the LifeCenter Time 1:00 PM Location AtlantiCare LifeCenter, Building 200, 2nd Floor, 2500 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Join Kate Stiver or Elaine Sherma for an hour of all levels yoga. Find your breath, move through postures and be restored. Treat your body and your mind. Leave refreshed and smiling.

Registration required (609) 407-4788.

 

 

Info & Registration
Living with Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Sponsored by Holy Redeemer Hospice

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

Info & Registration
Noogie Night-Grief Busters Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

Creative support for Noogieland members while parents/caregivers attend a clubhouse group or activity.

Registration required 24 hours in advance (609) 926-2699.

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Teens & Young Adults Living with Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, monthly group for teens and young adults (teens, 20's & 30's) who have lost a loved one to cancer. Pizza donated by La PizzaTega! 

Registration required (609) 926-2699. 

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Understanding Loss Time 6:00 PM Location 700 New Rd. Linwood, NJ 08221

A professionally facilitated, weekly support group for members who have lost a loved one to cancer. 

Registration required (609) 926-2699.

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