Updates from our Associate Board!
The Associate Board (AB) has reached its full capacity of 35 members! Individuals interested in being on a wait list or simply interested in participating in any of the AB activities can join the Friends of the AB – or F.A.B.
Announcing our new AB Executive Committee for the 2018 Fiscal Year!
Neil Heckman, Chair
Jessica Serre, Vice-Chair
Ashley Loesch, Secretary
Katherine Wynkoop and Emily Sanchez, Events & Development Co-Chairs
Mandy Cheuk and Remi Tseng, Volunteer & Outreach Co-Chairs
The 6th Annual Gildie Awards was held on Thursday, March 30th at Webster Hall. More than 250 guests enjoyed an evening of silent auction, raffles, food by Pinch Food Design, open bar, and music by DJ Vida and Temporary Grace. Cristina Cote, graciously hosted the event which honored Mailet Lopez, CEO & Founder, IHadCancer.com and Co-Founder & Managing Director, Squeaky. Honored posthumously was Sharon Jones, iconic lead singer of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2016. Guitarist, Binky Gripite accepted the award on her behalf. More than $37,000 was raised by the young professional group. View the photo album on our Facebook page
The ABs held their annual Health & Wellness Day on Saturday, March 11 for Gilda’s Club’s members. Activities included: a presentation on integrative medicine, by K. Simon Yeung, PharmD, LAc; a writing workshop with Caren Geberer; Music Therapy with Eileen Espostio, and a Mediation & Relaxation workshop by Annette Dorfman. Special thanks to Chairs Blaike Hannay and Remi Tseng for organizing the day.