Author Archives: Leigh-Ann Enyame

Paula Moskowitz: Support for the Holidays

Paula Moskowitz: Support for the Holidays

When Paula lost her husband to cancer in October 2013, she was overcome with sadness and disbelief. “I kept thinking, ‘It’s not real. He’s going to come walking through the door any minute now.'” Paul and Paula Moskowitz were married 25 years and did everything together with their two sons.

2014 Gilda’s Soul Ride

The first ever Gilda’s Soul Ride took place on Saturday, November 1st at SoulCycle Bronxville. The day was filled with great energy and we shared a truly motivating and impactful ride. The event began with inspiring instructor and Co-Chair Martha Kaplan sharing her personal connection to Gilda Radner as well as her family’s history with cancer.  »

Cancer Survivorship Series

Research indicates that people are living longer with cancer than ever before. The number of cancer survivors in the US today is over 13.7 million, and is expected to rise to 18 million in the next 10 years. At Gilda’s we recognize that the transition from active treatment to post treatment is a difficult journey for many cancer survivors.  »
Louis Chugranis

Louis Chugranis

When Louis Chugranis’s mother was diagnosed with cancer in May 2013, he felt a combination of sadness, fear and anger. Louis’s mother has a long and complex medical history, which makes her skeptical of medical treatment. She complained of pain in her legs, but it wasn’t until she fell twice at home in one day that the family knew something was very wrong.  »

5th Annual Women’s Tennis Classic & Wellness Symposium

The 5th Annual Women’s Tennis Classic and Wellness Symposium held on Tuesday, July 15th at Sunningdale Country Club was a tremendous success — over the last five years this event has raised nearly $60,000 in support of our mission! This year, 50 women took time out of their busy schedules to join us for a day focused on camaraderie, fun and wellness.  »

2014 Golf Invitational

Despite the threat of looming thunderstorms, on Monday, July 14th 72 people from Westchester and surrounding areas came out to participate in the Gilda’s Club Westchester 2014 Golf Invitational at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale. Morning showers gave way to an afternoon of mild weather and sunshine, allowing golfers to enjoy hours on the greens at one of Westchester’s most renowned courses.  »
Patty Lawlor

Patty Lawlor

Just three years ago, Patty Lawlor was focused on a career in Finance that she enjoyed and spending her free time travelling.  Patty has visited cities in Canada, France, Spain, England, Ireland, Budapest, Austria, Italy, Mexico and Brazil; she even lived in Tokyo from 2006-2008, during which time she travelled to various locations throughout Asia.  »

The 5th Annual Mah Jongg Invitational

Five truly amazing years! On Monday, June 2nd more than 200 people from all over Westchester participated in the Fifth Annual Gilda’s Club Westchester Mah Jongg Invitational at Willow Ridge Country Club in Harrison, New York.  Whether they came to play, learn, have lunch, or shop at our Mah Jongg boutique, everyone enjoyed an afternoon of fun and camaraderie in support of our mission to provide free emotional and social support to anyone touched by any type of cancer in our community.   »