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Taking a Swing at Celiac Disease

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On May 25, 2012, Chase Field hosted a Gluten-Free Night at the Ballpark in support of Celiac Awareness Month.  In a night filled with gluten-free hot dogs, nachos, and pizza, the ballpark did its part to continue getting the word out about celiac disease and the medically necessary gluten-free diet.  A portion of the proceeds earned from the awareness night benefited NFCA. 

Darin Alpert, chief operating officer and partner at Find Me Gluten-Free, shared these photos from the event:

Arizona Diamondbacks Celiac Awareness Night

Arizona Diamondbacks Celiac Awareness Night Vendor Tables

 Arizona Diamondback Celiac Awareness Night 

 Arizona Diamondbacks Celiac Awareness Night Vendor Tables 

On July 20, 2012, NFCA will host its own Celiac Awareness Night at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies.  This awareness night will also be equipped with gluten-free food and drink.  A free raffle will take place at the game and prizes include a Phillies gift basket and two tickets to Appetite for Awareness, NFCA’s Gluten-Free Cooking Spree taking place this September.

To learn more about the Celiac Awareness Night at the Phillies Game and to purchase tickets, visit the event listing on Celiac Central.


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