Educational Programs

Skin, Scalp and Hair Tips for Cancer Patients (Muscatine)
Thursday, November 5, 6:00 – 7:30 PM in Muscatine
We will explore the proper care of skin that has been compromised by Chemotherapy, selection and care of wigs, and product do’s and don’ts with Lori Caruso, a 35-year veteran of the beauty industry and is certified in Esthetic Oncology.

Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Lung Cancer
Thursday, November 12, 5:30 PM, Dinner Included
This free, two-hour workshop will cover the latest treatments for lung cancer. Dr. Chitneni will discuss side effects, side-effect management, and tools to overcome the social and emotional challenges of the diagnosis.

“Salve una Mujer Mas”, Save One More Woman (Muscatine)
Saturday, November 14, 12:00 PM
Flickinger Learning Center, 413 Mulberry Ave, Muscatine
Featuring Dr. Colette Hostetler. Tell your wife, mother, sister, daughter to attend this ladies only event so you will not lose them to cancer. Lunch included.

Grief and the Holidays
Tuesday, November 17, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
The Holidays can be an especially difficult time for those who have lost a loved one. Kelsey Allen, our Social Work intern specializing in end of life care, will provide tips on coping with grief during the Holidays.


Cancer Kickin’ Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Gilda’s Club and CCKMA are teaming up to present the first Cancer Kickin’ Scholarship. Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students impacted by cancer – whether it is themselves, a parent, sibling, other relative or friend with the diagnosis.

Visit cancerkickinscholarship.com to learn more.

Health Lifestyle Activities

Creative Sessions
Thursday, November 12, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
This month, Pamela Crouch will lead us through collage making. Participants will need to bring cards, favorite quotes, photos (not originals), small or light weight objects, and anything else they would like to use to make the collage. In partnership with Living Proof Exhibits.

Social Events

DIY Holiday Appetizers
Thursday, November 5, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Join our intern in making some fun, festive Holiday appetizers that you can surprise your family with this Holiday season.


Please call 563-326-7504 or email kelly@gildasclubqc.org 
if you’d like to attend a workshop or an activity.