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March

2015

Year of Telling Our Story – Leap of Faith

By: Kristina Austin

Rarely does one realize a dream alone. It takes the belief, passion, support and leap of faith of others to take a vision and make it into a reality. This is certainly true with The Gathering Place. Our founder and CEO, Eileen Saffran went from an initial meeting with 4 people around her kitchen table…

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March

2015

OMEGA 3’S, ANTIOXIDANTS & PROTEIN, OH MY!

By: Kristina Austin

Fighting Cancer & Boosting Brain Power through Food Across Ohio, students face standardized testing during the month of March! Whether it is the Third Grade Guarantee, Ohio Achievement Test, OGT’s or the new PARCC exams, test anxiety has been on the rise since practice testing began in October. Keys to help students achieve success include…

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February

2015

Year of Telling Our Story – A Mother & Daughter’s Journey Through Cancer

By: Kristina Austin

When Alique Topalian was 4 years old, she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, a rare cancer in children that is very aggressive. At four year’s old, a child doesn’t really understand how serious this situation is but for a parent the news is devastating.  Alique’s mom, Michele Seyranian, remembers feeling so many emotions including…

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January

2015

Year of Telling Our Story – Celebrating 15 Years of The Gathering Place

By: Kristina Austin

Saturday, January 3, 2015, marked our 15th anniversary.  Sometimes it’s hard to believe that 15 years have passed since we opened our doors. So much has happened in this short amount of time. We’ve touched many lives; almost 30,000 people have walked through our doors. Of course these very same people have touched our lives;…

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November

2014

Thanking Our Caring Community

By: beth darmstadter

A Special Thank You to Our Caring Community  We are grateful to the groups, individuals and businesses that put on events to support the free programs and services provided to individuals and families touched by cancer at The Gathering Place. Click the link below to see a listing of some of the generous supporters of…

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October

2014

Symposium for Those with Brain Cancer

By: Kristina Austin

Join us on Saturday, November 1st for updates on the latest treatments for brain cancer, strategies for stress reduction and coping, and how to manage mood and cognitive challenges. Support and discussion groups will be offered to those diagnosed with primary brain cancer and members of their support network. The symposium is being held at…

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October

2014

Making Quinoa Confetti Salad on Fox 8

By: Kristina Austin

This morning our registered dietitian Beth Bennett was on Fox 8 with Wayne Dawson making  a Quinoa Confetti Salad. In our hands-on cooking classes at The Gathering Place, Beth introduces participants to different recipes that include cancer fighting foods.  This recipe that Beth shared on Fox 8 can be made with different types of vegetables….

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August

2014

The Gathering Place Warehouse Sale – Saturday, November 1st

By: Editor

We’re overflowing with gorgeous new inventory at The Gathering Place Warehouse. Select items 20% off. Join us at our next home furnishings warehouse sale Saturday, November 1st from 9:00am-1:00pm. The warehouse is located at 4911 Commerce Parkway, Warrensville Heights, 44128. Cash or credit card only. The Gathering Place Warehouse accepts furniture, crystal, china, lighting, rugs,…

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July

2014

The Stories Behind Race for the Place 2014

By: Kristina Austin

We are so grateful to the sponsors, participants, team captains, donors and volunteers that made Race for the Place 2014 such a big success. Over 4,600 runners and walkers joined us at Beachwood Place this year and helped to raise over $332,000 to support our free programs and services for individuals and families touched by…

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April

2014

Fit In A Minute

By: Stephen Cerne

At The Gathering Place we recognize the important role that exercise can play in helping to address the side effects from cancer treatment like fatigue, muscle loss, loss of balance, strength and flexibility. We offer a number of exercise programs at our Richman Family Wellness Center in Beachwood and at our location in Westlake. If…

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