Posts Tagged ‘Support Groups’

 


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You are invited! The Greater Cleveland Celiac Association Annual Cookie Exchange

Sunday, December 9, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:30 PM

Solon Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library

34125 Portz Parkway Solon, 44139 (off Rt 91 – SOM Center Rd )

Visit www.clevelandceliac.webs.com for details.

Bring the kids! We will have kid’s activities at this meeting. (more…)


It’s always great when people proactively celebrate and educate others about the gluten free life, and that’s exactly what Penn State’s Celiac Support Group is doing with its 2011 Food Faire.  It’s sure to be a good time with lots of food – if you’re going to be around central Pennsylvania, check it out and tell us about all the fun!  Below is some information on the Food Faire from Heidi Watson, president of the Celiac Support Group.

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Information for Attendees:

This year, for the first time ever, local Celiacs and residents of central PA will be able to attend the Centre Area Gluten Free Food Faire to learn about products and services for individuals with celiac disease/gluten intolerance and we anticipate a great turnout! The State College Celiac Support Group is sponsoring a food expo, so it will also be a terrific chance to try new (more…)

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Mrs. Alaska Brandy Wendler Celiac Disease

Brandy Wendler, the new Mrs. Alaska, has celiac disease.

April 8, 2011, Anchorage, Alaska: Brandy Wendler, wife of JohnRoss Wendler, pilot officer of Elmendorf Air Force Base who is serving in Japan’s relief effort, was crowned Mrs. Alaska United States 2011 in front of a packed auditorium at the Wilda Marston Theatre in Anchorage on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011.  

Although the Mrs. Alaska pageant was Mrs. Wendler’s first time competing in a pageant, her passion for speaking about Celiac disease, a disease Mrs. Wendler was diagnosed with 3 years ago, stole the hearts of the judges and the entire audience. 

Mrs. Alaska United States is a prestigious and elite title, which requires each contestant to choose a (more…)

We will meet the third Thursday of every month from 6-8pm in the Harvest Cafe at Natural Pantry.

gluten-free-alaska-groupMeetings are located at 3801 Old Seward Highway Anchorage, AK 99503. My website is www.livingwithoutgrain.org. There, people can find more information about the group meetings and Alaska resources.

Contact: Brandy M. H. Wendler
E-mail: Brandyhumphrey@gmail.com 
Phone: 678-357-2550.

John Libonati

The Celiac Disease Resource – Upstate New York

February 25th, 2011 by John Libonati

The Celiac Disease Resource, Inc., (TCDRI) is a non-profit organization founded in 1995 and incorporated in 1999. Our organization is dedicated to providing educational information to the general public by regular meetings, special events, printed literature, telephone and e-mail support.

Contact Information:

www.CeliacResource.org
UpstateCeliacs@yahoo.com
P.O. Box 621, Glenmont, NY 12077 – 518-461-7065

We are a group from St. Mary’s County, Maryland.

We meet at St Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. 

Our leader is Teresa A. Andrasik, RNC and we meet on the first Thursday of each month from 7-9pm in the St. Mary’s Hospital. 

We are a group of people who have Celiac Disease, gluten sensitivities, and food allergies. 

Contact information: 
Teresa A. Andrasik, RNC – tandrasik@md.metrocast.net

The Celiac Disease Foundation: Greater Phoenix Chapter will host its 3rd Annual Greater Phoenix Gluten-Free Expo on Saturday, April 16, 2011.  

This event is open to the public and gives people challenged with Celiac Disease, or those interested in transitioning to a gluten-free lifestyle, an opportunity to learn more about gluten-free products and where to purchase those products, as well as learning about local restaurants offering gluten-free menus.  In 2010, over 600 attendees and 37 vendors participated in the expo. This year promises to be even bigger, with an expected 800 guests and 50 vendors.

The expo will be held between 10 am and 2 pm at the following location:

Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 West Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021

In keeping with the intent of sharing information on a wide array of products now available to the gluten-free community, a variety (more…)

John Libonati

Knoxville Gluten Free Vendor Fair: March 12, 2011

February 10th, 2011 by John Libonati

Knoxville support group for children and adults with celiac disease to host 3rd annual Gluten Free Vendor Fair 

Celi-ACT, a support group for families with one or more members affected by gluten intolerance, is hosting its 3rd annual Gluten Free Vendor Fair on Saturday, March 12, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m at a new location in the Jacobs Building at Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center in Knoxville.

The event has grown substantially since it was first held in 2009 and is now one of the largest gluten-free events in North America.  More than (more…)

John Libonati

Gluten-Free in Fresno! Meeting January 26th

January 25th, 2011 by John Libonati

For anyone who lives in or near the Central Valley… we will be having our first Gluten Free in Fresno support group meeting THIS WEEK!

Here are the details:

When: Wednesday, January 26th, 7:00-8:30 pm
Where: Whole Foods Market Fresno, Salud Room 
Who: ANYONE who is living or is interested in living a Gluten-Free diet (more…)

John Libonati

The Atlanta Gluten-Free Dinner Club

January 11th, 2011 by John Libonati

We currently have 338 members and have held 84 meetups since October 2003

The purpose of this group is to share experience, strength, and laughter with other Celiacs while enjoying gluten free meals at area restaurants. Our dinners are lots of fun & a great way to learn tips and information about living gluten free! Sometimes our best resources are each other!

If you enjoy dining out and meeting new friends, then this group is for you! We are always looking for the best places to eat gluten free in the Atlanta area. We have more options now than ever before as restaurants learn how to accommodate a gluten free diet. The options for us grow every year! Things we thought we couldn’t have anymore (pizza, pasta, Asian cuisine, even fried food!) have once again become part of our diets.

A great resource is our Message Board where you can join in a discussion on a gluten free topic or ask a question.

Website: http://www.meetup.com/atlantagfdinnerclub/

Contact: 2011 Organizer - Andrea Harrison, 404-403-3307, atlgfdinnerclub@comcast.net