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    Highlights                                                                Happy New Year!
                                                                               It’s time to have
Newly Diagnosed? What You Need to Know
Tuesday, January 13, 6:30-8 pm
Have you just received a cancer diagnosis? Join Touc Dao, MD,
                                                                                       some fun!
Fellow at Baylor University Medical Center, for this month’s               Well, it’s that time of year again! New Year resolution time! All the “musts” and
informative presentation. Dr. Dao will help you make sense of all      “shoulds” are lining up for our attention. “I must be healthier this year.” “I should
the overwhelming information. You will find out what questions         exercise more.” “I must pay more attention to my diet.” “I should lose some weight.” I
to ask, what your treatment options may be, what medical team
will best meet your treatment needs, and much more. You will           hope that somewhere on your list of resolutions for 2009, you have also included “I will
leave feeling more empowered to deal with your diagnosis and           have more fun.” This resolution does not show up nearly as often as the more serious
medical treatment.                                                     items on our annual list. Maybe that is why so many of our resolutions never last that
                                                                       long – we forget to build in the fun factor.
Toxin Free Living with Nancy Payne                                         This coming year promises to be one of challenges, uncertainty and change for all
Tuesday, January 20, 6:30-8 pm
Your skin is your biggest organ. Within 26 seconds your blood
                                                                       of us. There will be a new president in the White House on January 20. Coming out of
and organs absorb what you put on your skin. Could your skin           2008 and into 2009 we can predict that the economy will continue to be unsettled,
be an accomplice to disease? Join Nancy Payne, MBA, toxin free         and that there will be uncertainty in the job and housing markets. But challenging
living expert for this most informative presentation. You will         times also provide opportunities to look at things differently, to re-evaluate, and to
discover how you unknowingly expose your body to toxins on a           consider possible changes we might have had in the back of our minds for a while.
daily basis. Nancy will give you the information on the 12 toxins
that you should avoid, and how your skin works to keep you             Hopefully we can mix things up a little and intentionally add some fun this
healthy. Also learn who the industry watchdog is, and what to          coming year!
watch out for on personal care product labels.
                                                                            There are many great ways to kick off 2009 at the clubhouse this month. Come in
                                                                       out of the cold and have some fun! Now that the holidays are past, catch up with
Jump Start the New Year with Your Exercise Program –
a Dougherty’s Prescription for Life Series Event
                                                                       fellow group members at dinner this month. Check your calendar for your dinner
Thursday, January 22, 6:30-8 pm                                        date and for the other interesting scheduled presentations and events.
Is getting more exercise one of your New Year’s resolutions?
Do you need some help in making this become a reality?
                                                                          New in the clubhouse this month, and to help you fulfill that ”I should exercise
Matt Tucker, Exercise Specialist with Cancer Foundation for Life,      more” resolution – a weekly Gentle Exercise group, facilitated by Gene Mosley of
will offer his suggestions for some simple and fun ways to             Cancer Foundation for Life. This weekly group starts on January 9.
incorporate exercise into your daily and weekly routine. Join
Matt for this straight forward and experiential introduction on            Hot off our website this month – you are now able to download and listen to
how to ease into exercise.                                             Podcasts of some of our presentations. We’ll be adding to the Podcast selection on
                                                                       an ongoing basis.
                                                                           All of us at here at Gilda’s Club send the warmest of good wishes to you and yours
                                                                       for a very happy, healthy, peaceful, prosperous and fun filled 2009.
                                                                           As always, I look forward to seeing you in the clubhouse soon. I hope to see you
                                                                       taking advantage of all that Gilda’s Club has to offer, and to having fun with us in 2009!
                                                                           Warmly,
                                                                           Mirchelle Louis
                                                                           Program Director
                  Cancer Support for the Whole Family -
                            the Whole Time


Idiotypic Vaccination for Lymphoma
Tuesday, January 27, 6:30-8 pm
Join Maurizio Bendandi, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal
Medicine, at UT Southwestern Medical Center, for this discussion
                                                                                                   What’s Coming Up!
of the idiotype vaccine that is the sole human therapeutic cancer
vaccine that has proven beneficial to patients. In this                                                            mark Your
presentation, Dr. Bendandi will also clarify where clinical research
stands today in light of the failure of some clinical trials.
                                                                                                                  Calendar For
Johnny Elbow and Friends! — Members Only
Thursday, January 29, 6:30-8 pm
                                                                                                    FebrUarY
Turn off the TV. It’s time to catch some great live entertainment            February 10       Newly Diagnosed? Touc Dao, MD
at Gilda’s! Your favorite Dallas stand-up comics are returning to
the club for one night only. Enjoy performances by Johnny                    February 12       An Evening With The Experts — Sponsored by Astra Zeneca
Elbow, who has appeared on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,”
and many more!                                                               February 17       Hearty Soup Social

Check the Monthly Activity Descriptions for a complete
                                                                             February 26       Social Security and Disability; Tom Clark
description of these events.
Please RSVP for everything you are planning to attend.                                 Check your February calendar for a full and final listing of events.
to become a member                                                   support groups
Membership is a two part process.                                    Support groups are facilitated by licensed mental health profes-
                                                                     sionals for GCNT members. To join one of these groups, please
1. Call and register for a New Member Meeting.                       contact a program staff member at 214-219-8877.
2. Complete the Customized Membership Plan.                          Bereavement Support Group
Membership and all activities are free of charge.                    Thursdays, January 15, 22, 29, 6-8 pm
                                                                     Six-week structured grief support group for anyone who has

new member meetings                                                  experienced the death of a loved one to cancer. Please contact a
                                                                     staff member at 214-219-8877 to sign up for this group.
Wednesday, January 7, 12-1:30 pm                                     Family and Friends Support Group
Tuesday, January 13, 6:30-8 pm                                       Mondays, Tuesdays, 6-8 pm
                                                                     Weekly ongoing support groups for people supporting a loved
Friday, January 16, 3-4:30 pm                                        one who is living with cancer. No meeting January 19.
Thursday, January 22, 10:30 am-12 pm
                                                                     ph&d Living with Loss Group
Saturday, January 24, 10-11:30 am                                    2nd and 4th Thursday, 6-8 pm
Wednesday, January 28, 2-3:30 pm                                     An ongoing support group for people whose loved one has died
                                                                     of cancer.

member information                                                   ph&d Post-Treatment Group
                                                                     1st and 3rd Thursday, 6-8 pm
In order to appropriately plan for food, materials and room set-     This group provides an ongoing opportunity for people with
up, it is extremely important that you register for any activity     cancer who are post-treatment, to share expertise and to deepen
you want to attend at least 24 hours in advance. If you need         their insight on the cancer experience.
Noogieland for child-care, please call 48 hours in advance. If for   Wellness Support Groups
some reason you need to cancel, we would appreciate as much          Mondays, Tuesdays, 6-8 pm, Wednesdays 1-3 pm
advance notice as possible.                                          Weekly ongoing support groups for people living with cancer.
                                                                     No meeting January 19.
Please help avoid the spread of germs among our Gilda’s Club
community by not coming to the clubhouse if you are sick.

Clubhouse Hours

                                                                     networking groups
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9 am-8 pm
Wednesday, 9 am-5 pm
Friday 9 am-5 pm
Selected Saturdays                                                   Monthly ongoing cancer specific groups that have both a supportive
                                                                     and an educational component – facilitated by a licensed mental
In the event of inclement weather, Gilda’s Club will be closed       health professional. Look for these groups on your calendar each
if DISD schools are closed.                                          month so you can join others for socializing, information sharing
                                                                     and support.
noogieland                                                           20’s & 30’s Networking Group
Noogieland is a program for children and teens impacted by           Thursday, January 15, 6-8 pm
cancer, whether the child has been diagnosed with cancer, has        Amigos Unidos: Latino Support Group
a family member or friend with cancer, or has had a family           Monday, January 12, 12-1:30 pm
member or friend die from cancer. Please contact Lisa Zehner at      Brainy Bunch
214-219-8877 for more information or to enroll your child in one     Monday, January 12, 6-8 pm
of these groups.                                                     Breast Cancer Networking Group
Griefbusters                                                         Thursday, January 22, 6:30-8 pm
Thursdays, January 15, 22, 29, 6-7:30 pm                             Café con Leche: Latino Support Group
An ongoing support group for children, school-age through teen,      Saturday, January 24, 10 am-12 pm
who have had a loved one or friend die from cancer. The next         Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma Networking Group
group will start on Thursday, January 15. Please contact Lisa        Thursday, January 15, 11:30 am-1 pm
Zehner at 214-219-8877 to sign up for this group.                    Lung Cancer Networking Group
                                                                     Thursday, January 22, 6:30-8 pm
Kid Support                                                          Metastatic Cancer Networking Group
Kid Support is a 10 week support group for children (ages 4-12)      Thursday, January 8, 11:30 am-1 pm
who have a family member with cancer or who have cancer
                                                                     Pediatric Oncology Networking Group
themselves. The group offers children an opportunity to make
                                                                     No meeting this month.
friends and learn skills to help them live with the stresses of
                                                                     This group is for the parents of a child living with cancer. The group
cancer. The next group will start on Tuesday, February 3. To join
                                                                     provides an opportunity to meet and share with other parents.
this group, please contact Lisa Zehner at 214-219-8877.
                                                                     Sisters Network
Teen Talk                                                            Tuesday, January 20, 6-8 pm
Teens ages 13-17 meet to complete volunteer projects, help out       African American women’s breast cancer survivor group.
with clubhouse events, eat pizza, have fun, and meet other teens
who have been touched by cancer. No meeting this month.
                           *We ask that you RSVP 24 hours in advance before attending these activities: 214-219-8877

                                monthly activity Descriptions

        Spotlight
                                                                                PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS                       Idiotypic Vaccination for Lymphoma
                                                                                                                           Tuesday, January 27, 6:30-8 pm
                                                                        Newly Diagnosed? What You Need                 Join Maurizio Bendandi, MD, Associate
                                                                        to Know                                        Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/
                                                                        Tuesday, January 13, 6:30-8 pm
                                                                                                                       Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine,
                                                                        Have you just received a cancer diagnosis?     at UT Southwestern Medical Center, for this
                                                                        Join Touc Dao, MD, Fellow at Baylor University discussion of the idiotype vaccine that is the
many gilda’s Club lectures are now                                      Medical Center, for this month’s informative   sole human therapeutic cancer vaccine that
                                                                        presentation. Dr. Dao will help you make sense has proven beneficial to patients. In this
     available as podcasts!                                             of all the overwhelming information. You       presentation, Dr. Bendandi will also clarify
                                                                        will find out what questions to ask, what your where clinical research stands today in light of
                                                                        treatment options may be, what medical team the failure of some clinical trials.
                                                                        will best meet your treatment needs, and much
                                                                        more. You will leave feeling more empowered
                                                                        to deal with your diagnosis and medical
                                                                        treatment.                                                     WORKSHOPS
                                                                                                                           Artful Expression with Karen Feder;
                                                                                                                           Collaged Memory Boxes
                                                                        Toxin Free Living with Nancy Payne Wednesday, January 14, 1-4 pm
                                                                        Tuesday, January 20, 6:30-8 pm                     Karen will guide you through the art of
                                                                        Your skin is your biggest organ. Within 26         decoupage and creative expression. You
                                                                        seconds your blood and organs absorb what          will create these personally meaningful and
                                                                        you put on your skin. Could your skin be an        beautiful Collaged Memory Boxes – the
                                                                        accomplice to disease? Join Nancy Payne,           perfect place to hold those precious memories
                                                                        MBA, toxin free living expert, for this most       and objects. All materials provided.
                                                                        informative presentation. You will discover
                                                                        how you unknowingly expose your body to
                                                                        toxins on a daily basis. Nancy will give you the
Exciting news! Gilda’s Club North Texas is now podcasting,              information on the 12 toxins that you should       Artist Creations with Jennifer Pell;
enabling you to listen to many of the Gilda’s Club lectures on          avoid, and how your skin works to keep you         Beaded Earrings and Bracelets
your home computer, iPod, or other MP3 player.                          healthy. Also learn who the industry watchdog      Tuesday, January 6, 1-3 pm
                                                                        is, and what to watch out for on personal care     Baubles, bangles and beads – that is what this
                                                                        product labels.                                    workshop is all about! Jennifer Pell will show
LISTEN THE EASY WAY                                                                                                        you how to create bodacious beaded earrings
                                                                                                                           and bracelets to brag about. All materials will
If you have iTunes on your personal computer (Mac or PC) it                                                                be provided.
couldn’t be easier. To subscribe to our podcast, just start
                                                                        Jump Start the New Year with Your
iTunes, open the Advanced menu, select “Subscribe to
                                                                        Exercise Program – a Dougherty’s
Podcast” and copy the following into the open box: www.
                                                                        Prescription for Life Series Event
gildasclubtx.org/gcnt_podcast.rss When you are finished, just           Thursday, January 22, 6:30-8 pm                 Artist Creations with Jennifer Pell;
click OK.                                                               Is getting more exercise one of your New Year’s Mixed Mosaics
                                                                        resolutions? Do you need some help in making       Tuesday, January 20, 1-3 pm
In iTunes, the podcasts can easily be transferred to your iPod
                                                                        this become a reality? Matt Tucker, Exercise       Calling all mosaic mavens for this workshop!
or other MP3 player. If you don’t have iTunes yet, download it
                                                                        Specialist with Cancer Foundation for Life will    Join in the fun as Jennifer demonstrates how
for free at http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/
                                                                        offer his suggestions for some simple and fun      to use tile and glass pieces to create mixed
                                                                        ways to incorporate exercise into your daily       mosaic magic. All materials will be provided.
ANOTHER WAY: LISTEN ONLINE                                              and weekly routine. Join Matt for this straight
                                                                        forward and experiential introduction on how
If you are using FIREFOX as your web browser, just enter                to ease into exercise.
http://www.gildasclubtx.org/gcnt_podcast.rss and the                                                                       Art Workshop with Suzy Robb:
podcasts will open on your screen. If you don’t have Firefox                                                               Rubber Stamping – Beginning
yet, it can be downloaded for free at http://www.firefox.com.                                                              Stamper Class
                                                                                                                           Wednesday, January 7, 10 am-12 pm
Internet Explorer can’t play a podcast, but there is a                                                                     Enter the amazing world of rubber stamping
workaround. Go to http://www.gildasclubtx.org/resources/                                                                   and learn the basics with Suzy Robb.
lectures.asp and click on the title of the lecture you would like                                                          Perfect for beginners or anyone who wants
to hear. Your computer should open Windows Media Player                                                                    a refresher course! All materials will be
and play the podcast.                                                                                                      provided. There will be a rubber stamp give-
                                                                                                                           a-away at this class. Limited to 8 participants.
We will be adding more titles on a regular basis, so stay tuned
for future Gilda’s Club North Texas podcasts!
                                                                              Cancer Support for the Whole Family -
                                                                                        the Whole Time



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Art Workshop with Suzy Robb: Make Cooking with Chef Richard                                        Mah Jongg                                              Soul Art with Lora Williams: Drawing
it and Take It — Wearable Art Pin Chef Richard is not available this month, but                    Tuesdays, 1:15-3 pm                                    Made Easy/Journaling
Wednesday, January 21, 10 am-12 pm               will be joining us again in February.             Come and play, or learn to play the ancient            Monday, January 5, 1-3 pm
Who would have thought it would be this                                                            Chinese game of skill, strategy, and luck with         Join cancer survivor Lora Williams and have
quick and easy to create a fabulous wearable                                                       other Gilda’s Club members. We’ll provide the          some fun as you explore creative expression
art pin? Creative guru, Suzy Robb brings this                                                      game tiles, instructions and snacks, just bring        through right brain application in a healing,
project to life. You will want to make more of Drumming Circle                                     yourself for an afternoon of fun!                      relaxed environment. This week we will be
these at home! All materials will be provided. Monday, January 26, 6:30-8 pm                                                                              exploring thoughts by sketching images
Limited to 8 participants.                       Experience the power of relaxation through                                                               and words. No experience is necessary. All
                                                 the use of rhythmic drumming. Join                                                                       materials will be provided.
                                                 Michael Kenny, MMT, MT-BC, as he brings           Meditation with Al Haas
                                                 HealthRHYTHMS empowerment drumming                Tuesday, January 27, 12:30-1:15 pm
Book Worms with Mimi Smith: Loving to Gilda’s Club. Michael will utilize wellness                  Al Haas, longtime Gilda’s Club member and
Frank by Nancy Horan                             exercises, self-expression, and imagery through   25 year Brain Cancer survivor, facilitates this        Soul Art with Lora Williams: Drawing
Thursday, January 29, 10:30 am-12 pm             drumming. No prior musical experience             weekly group. Al strongly believes that the            Made Easy
“I have been standing on the side of life,       necessary. All instruments are provided.          meditation and visualization techniques you            Thursday, January 29, 5-7 pm
watching it float by. I want to swim in the                                                        will learn will not only help you relax, but will      Join cancer survivor Lora Williams and have
river. I want to feel the current.” So writes                                                      also aid in changing your thought patterns             some fun as you explore creative expression
Mamah Borthwick Cheney in her diary as she                                                         and building your immune system as you live            through right brain application in a healing,
struggles to justify her clandestine love affair Engaging the Spirit                               through the cancer experience.                         relaxed environment. This week we will
with Frank Lloyd Wright. Four years earlier,     Thursday, January 15, 6-7 pm                                                                             replicate images to include personal expression.
in 1903, Mamah and her husband, Edwin,           Come join Kathy LaTour, Kim King and Fran                                                                No experience is necessary. All materials will
had commissioned the renowned architect DiGiacomo, all cancer survivors, to explore the                                                                   be provided.
to design a new home for them. During            topic of spirituality while living with cancer.   Needleplay: Gilda’s Club Quilters
the construction of the house, a powerful        This workshop is a place to share your cancer     with Wendy Stenzel - New!
attraction develops between Mamah and            experience, faith, frustrations and fears with    Thursday, January 8 and 22, 1-3 pm
Frank, and in time, the lovers, each married others “who truly get it”.                            Calling all quilters! Be a part of the first Gilda’s              NOOGIELAND EVENTS
with children, embark on a course that will                                                        Club North Texas quilt!! Wendy Stenzel, RN,
                                                                                                   will offer expert instruction and all supplies         Pancake Palooza!
shock Chicago society and forever change their                                                                                                            Saturday, January 24, 10 am-12 pm
lives. Drawing on years of research, Horan                                                         will be provided. Not interested in quilting? No
                                                 Gentle Exercise with Gene Mosley                                                                         Gilda’s invites all Noogies and parents to flip
weaves little-known facts into a compelling – New!                                                 problem! All other needle work projects are
                                                                                                                                                          flapjacks with us to kick off the New Year! Bring
narrative, and vividly portrays the conflicts                                                      welcome too.
                                                 Friday, January 9, 16, 23 and 30, 11:15 am                                                               your appetite for food and fun with family
and struggles of a woman forced to choose – 12:15 pm                                                                                                      and friends. Hope to see you all there. Please
between the roles of mother, wife, lover, and This weekly, gentle exercise group facilitated                                                              remember to RSVP to 214-219-8877.
intellectual; a woman seeking to find her own by Gene Mosley of Cancer Foundation for Life,        Open Scrapbooking
place, her own creative calling in the world. will get you all revved up ……… slowly!               Saturday, January 24, 10 am-12 pm
It is an unforgettable journey marked by         Join other Gilda’s Club members as you exercise   Bring an album and at least six photos
choices that reshape Mamah’ s notions of love and have some fun together, warming up,              and create your own scrapbook. All other                              SOCIAL EVENTS
and responsibility, and ultimately lead to the stretching and using the Swiss ball and gentle      scrapbooking supplies provided. Noogieland             Johnny Elbow and Friends!
book’ s stunning conclusion. Elegantly written weights to improve overall fitness.                 available upon request.                                Thursday, January 29, 6:30-8 pm
and remarkably rich in detail, Loving Frank                                                                                                               Turn off the TV. It’s time to catch some great live
is a fitting tribute to a courageous woman, a                                                                                                             entertainment at Gilda’s! Your favorite Dallas
national icon, and a timeless love.                                                                                                                       stand-up comics are returning to the club for
                                                Yoga with Rose Bily                                Pilates                                                one night only. Enjoy performances by Johnny
                                                Wednesdays, 11 am-12 pm                            Monday, January 5, 12:15-1 pm
                                                2nd Wednesday of the Month, 12-1 pm
                                                                                                                                                          Elbow, who has appeared on NBC’s“Last Comic
                                                                                                   Experience the many benefits of Pilates with
Bridge Instruction with Edith                                                                                                                             Standing,”and many more!
                                                Learn gentle and simple techniques to              instructor Donna Fioretti. You will use Pilates
Epstein                                         enhance energy, stamina and inner peace. This      to build core strength and flexibility, resulting
Mondays, 1-3 pm                                 workshop is facilitated by long time volunteer     in better posture, relief of tension and healthy
Learn how to play the fun and challenging
game of bridge with instruction by Gilda’s
                                                and yoga guru, Rose Bily.                          alignment of the body.                                               PLEASE
Club member Edith Epstein. Beginners are                                                                                                                              REMEMBER
welcome!
                                                Gentle Yoga with Rose Bily                         Scrapbooking with Samantha von                                      TO RSVP
                                                Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 pm                Doersten
                                                2nd Wednesday of the Month, 1:30-2:30 pm Tuesday, January 6, 6-8 pm
                                                                                                                                                                       FOR ALL
Bridge Play                                   Rose Bily, our long time volunteer and yoga          Bring an album, some additional pages, and                          EVENTS!
Fridays, 1-3 pm                               guru, facilitates this beginner yoga class. This
Bridge free play for members with an interest class will be perfect for those of you who need
                                                                                                   at least six photos and let scrapbooking and
                                                                                                   let expert, Samantha von Doersten, help you
                                                                                                                                                                     214-219-8877
in the game. Join this fun group and come try to start out slowly, who are venturing into yoga     create your own personalized scrapbook. All
something new!                                for the first time, or are returning to exercise     other scrapbooking supplies will be provided.
                                              after time off.
Noogieland                                                                                               January 2009
                                        Youth Activites
Sunday              Monday                Tuesday             Wednesday        Thursday               Friday           Saturday
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                                                                            Clubhouse Closed CLUBHOUSE CLOSED CLUBHOUSE CLOSED
                                                                            – Happy New Year!




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                Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm                 Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm                   CLUBHOUSE CLOSED




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                Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm                 Griefbusters (1)                        CLUBHOUSE CLOSED
                                                                                          6-7:30 pm
                                                                            Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm




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                Clubhouse Closed      Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm                 Griefbusters (2)                        Pancake Palooza!
                – MLK Holiday                                                             6-7:30 pm                        10 am-12 pm
                                                                            Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm




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                Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm                 Griefbusters (3)                        CLUBHOUSE CLOSED
                                                                                          6-7:30 pm
                                                                            Noogie Nights: 6-8 pm

                                                              Join us for
                                           K id S u ppo r t in Februar y


Gilda’s Club North Texas • One Works of Grace Plaza, 2710 Oak Lawn • Dallas, Texas 75219 • 214.219.8877 • www.gildasclubtx.org

                       Noogieland is available for your children and teens while you attend a meeting or
                       workshop. Please call 214-219-8877 at least 48 hours in advance to reserve a spot
                       in Noogieland during any lecture, group or workshop. If you have any questions or
                          would like more information about the Noogieland program, please contact
                                      a member of our Program Staff at 214-219-8877.
January/Enero 2009                                                                                                                                                                                Gilda’s Club North Texas
                                                                                                                                               Mon., Tues., Thurs. 9 am-8 pm | Wed. 9 am-5 pm | Fri., 9 am-5 pm | Selected Saturdays
Sunday                Monday                                          Tuesday                                Wednesday                                   Thursday                                    Friday                                 Saturday
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                                                                                                                                            CLUBHoUSE CLoSED                           CLUBHoUSE CLoSED                         CLUBHoUSE CLoSED
                                                                                                  • Please sign up for all                  HAPPY NEW YEAR!
                         February 2009                                                            activities at least 24 hours
                            S      M     T      W     T     F     S                               in advance at 214-219-8877.
                          1 2 3                 4      5    6     7                               Activities without sufficient
                                                                                                  enrollment will be cancelled.
                         8   9 10               11    12   13    14
                         15 16 17               18    19   20    21                               • If you are ill, we ask that
                                                                                                  you be considerate of
                         22 23 24               25    26   27    28                               fellow members whose
                                                                                                  immune systems may be
                                                                                                  compromised, and visit the
                         Please register for placement in
                                                                                                  clubhouse when you are
                         an activity or to reserve a spot in                                      feeling better! Thank you.
                         Noogieland at least 48 hours in
                       advance by calling (214) 219-8877.                                         • Due to members strong
                          Noogieland, our children’s play                                         reactions to odors during
                        area, is available while you attend                                       chemotherapy, please                      FELIZ Año NUEVo                            CERRADo                                  CERRADo
                                                                                                  refrain from wearing cologne
                             meetings or workshops.
                                                                                                  or perfume when at the
                                                                                                  clubhouse.


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         Pilates with Donna Fioretti 12:15-1 pm        Artist Creations with Jennifer Pell:       Art Workshop with Suzy Robb:              Metastatic Cancer Networking Group         Bridge Play                     1-3 pm   CLUBHoUSE CLoSED
         Bridge Instruction with Edith Epstein         Beaded Earrings and Bracelets 1-3 pm       Rubber Stamping            10 am-12 pm                              11:30 am-1 pm    Gentle Exercise with Gene Mosley NEW
                                          1-3 pm       Mah Jongg                      1:15-3 pm   Yoga with Rose Bily        11 am-12 pm    Needleplay: Gilda’s Club Quilters with                          11:15 am-12:15 pm
         Soul Art with Lora Williams:                  Family/Friends Group              6-8 pm   NEW MEMBER MEETING 12-1:30 PM             Wendy Stenzel                     1-3 pm
         Drawing Made Easy                1-3 pm       Noogie Nights                     6-8 pm   Gentle Yoga with Rose Bily                Noogie Nights                     6-8 pm
         Family/Friends Group             6-8 pm       Scrapbooking                                                         12:30-1:30 pm   ph&d Living with Loss Group 6-8 pm
         Noogie Nights                    6-8 pm       with Samantha von Doersten 6-8 pm          Wellness Group                   1-3 pm
         Wellness Group                   6-8 pm       Wellness Group                    6-8 pm




         EN ESPAñoL:
         Pilates                       12:15-1 pm      Mah Jongg                     1:15-3 pm    Yoga con Rose Bily         11 am-12 pm    Jugar con agujas/ Fabricantes de           Jugando Bridge                 1-3 pm    CERRADo
         Aprender a Jugar Bridge           1-3 pm      Noches de Noogie                 6-8 pm    Yoga Ligera con Rose Bily 12:30-1:30 pm   cobijas en Gilda’s Club          1-3 pm
         Noches de Noogie                  6-8 pm                                                                                           Noches de Noogie                 6-8 pm



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         Bridge Instruction with Edith Epstein         Mah Jongg                   1:15-3 pm      Yoga with Rose Bily             12-1 pm   Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma               Gentle Exercise with Gene Mosley NEW     CLUBHoUSE CLoSED
                                          1-3 pm       Family/Friends Group Dinner 6-8 pm         Gentle Yoga with Rose Bily 1:30-2:30 pm   Networking Group          11:30 am-1 pm                         11:15 am-12:15 pm
         Brainy Bunch Dinner              6-8 pm       Noogie Nights                  6-8 pm      Wellness Group Lunch             1-3 pm   Engaging the Spirit Dinner       6-7 pm    Bridge Play                     1-3 pm
         Family/Friends Group Dinner 6-8 pm            Wellness Group Dinner          6-8 pm      Artful Expression with Karen Feder:       Griefbusters (1)              6-7:30 pm    NEW MEMBER MEETING           3-4:30 PM
         Noogie Nights                    6-8 pm       NEWLY DIAGNoSED?                           Collaged Memory Box              1-4 pm   20’s & 30’s Networking Group Dinner
         Wellness Group Dinner            6-8 pm       WHAT YoU NEED To KNoW 6:30-8 PM                                                                                       6-8 pm
                                                       NEW MEMBER MEETING         6:30-8 PM                                                 Bereavement Group (1)            6-8 pm
                                                                                                                                            Noogie Nights                    6-8 pm
                                                                                                                                            ph&d Post-Treatment Group Dinner
                                                                                                                                                                             6-8 pm


         EN ESPAñoL:
         Junta de Amigos               12-1:30 pm      Mah Jongg                     1:15-3 pm    Yoga con Rose Bily             12-1 pm    Noches de Noogie                 6-8 pm    Jugando Bridge                 1-3 pm    CERRADo
         Aprender a Jugar Bridge           1-3 pm      Noches de Noogie                 6-8 pm    Yoga Ligera con Rose Bily 1:30–2:30pm
         Noches de Noogie                  6-8 pm




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         CLUBHoUSE CLoSED                             Artist Creations with Jennifer Pell :       Art Workshop with Suzy Robb:              NEW MEMBER MEETING 10:30 AM-12PM           Gentle Exercise with Gene Mosley NEW     NEW MEMBER MEETING 10-11:30 AM
         MARTIN LUTHER KING HoLIDAY                   Mixed Mosaics                     1-3 pm    Make It and Take It        10 am-12 pm    Needleplay: Gilda’s Club Quilters 1-3 pm                        11:15 am-12:15 pm   Noogieland Pancake Palooza
                                                      Mah Jongg                      1:15-3 pm    Yoga with Rose Bily        11 am-12 pm    Griefbusters (2)               6-7:30 pm   Bridge Play                     1-3 pm                           10 am-12 pm
                                                      Family/Friends Group              6-8 pm    Gentle Yoga with Rose Bily                Bereavement Group (2)             6-8 pm                                            open Scrapbooking       10 am-12 pm
                                                      Noogie Nights                     6-8 pm                              12:30-1:30 pm
                                                                                                                                            Noogie Nights                     6-8 pm
                                                      Sisters Networking Group          6-8 pm    Wellness Group                   1-3 pm
                                                                                                                                            ph&d Living with Loss Group 6-8 pm
                                                      Wellness Group                    6-8 pm                                              Breast Cancer Networking Gp.
                                                      ToXIN FREE LIVING             6:30-8 PM                                                                              6:30-8 pm
                                                                                                                                            JUMP START THE NEW YEAR
                                                                                                                                            WITH EXERCISE                 6:30-8 PM
                                                                                                                                            A Dougherty’s Prescription for Life
                                                                                                                                            Series Event
                                                                                                                                            Lung Cancer Networking Gp. 6:30-8 pm

         CERRADo                                      Mah Jongg                      1:15-3 pm    Yoga con Rose Bily         11am-12 pm     Jugar con agujas/ Fabricantes de           Jugando Bridge                 1-3 pm    Cafe con Leche          10 am-12 pm
                                                      Noches de Noogie                  6-8 pm    Yoga Ligera con Rose Bily 12:30-1:30 pm   cobijas en Gilda’s Club          1-3 pm
                                                                                                                                            Noches de Noogie                 6-8 pm




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         Bridge Instruction with Edith Epstein         Meditation with Al Haas 12:30-1:15 pm      Yoga with Rose Bily        11 am-12 pm    Book Worms with Mimi Smith:                Gentle Exercise with Gene Mosley NEW     CLUBHoUSE CLoSED
                                          1-3 pm       Mah Jongg                   1:15-3 pm      Gentle Yoga with Rose Bily                Loving Frank             10:30 am-12 pm                         11:15 am-12:15 pm
         Family/Friends Group             6-8 pm       Family/Friends Group           6-8 pm                                12:30-1:30 pm   Soul Art with Lora Williams:               Bridge Play                     1-3 pm
         Noogie Nights                    6-8 pm                                                  Wellness Group                   1-3 pm   Drawing Made Easy                 5-7 pm
                                                       Noogie Nights                  6-8 pm
         Wellness Group                   6-8 pm                                                  NEW MEMBER MEETING           2-3:30 PM    Griefbusters (3)               6-7:30 pm
                                                       Wellness Group                 6-8 pm
         Drumming Circle with Michael Kinney                                                                                                Bereavement Group (3)             6-8 pm
                                                       IDIoTYPIC VACCINATIoN
                                       6:30-8 pm       FoR LYMPHoMA               6:30-8 PM                                                 Noogie Nights                     6-8 pm
                                                                                                                                            JoHNNY ELBoW AND FRIENDS
                                                                                                                                                                          6:30-8 PM



         EN ESPAñoL:
         LUZCA BIEN, SIENTASE MEJoR                    Meditación con Al Haas 12:30-1:15 pm       Yoga con Rose Bily         11 am-12 pm    Noches de Noogie                 6-8 pm    Jugando Bridge                 1-3 pm    CERRADo
                                             1-3 PM    Mah Jongg                  1:15-3 pm       Yoga Ligera con Rose Bily 12:30-1:30 pm
         Aprender a Jugar Bridge             1-3 pm    Noches de Noogie              6-8 pm
         Noches de Noogie                    6-8 pm
         Circulo de tambores
         con Michael Kenny              6:30-8 pm

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