ShopRite Gluten-Free Festival
When: Saturday, October 19, 10AM to 2PM Where: ShopRite of Marlton, 307 West Route 70, Marlton, NJ 08053 Learn how to “shop gluten-free!” Get delicious recipes and meal ideas! There will also be a registered dietitian on hand to answer and celiac disease questions you may have, as well as a representative from Beyond Celiac. The entire event is free. For more information contact [email protected] or [email protected]  
Celiac Day 2019
When: Saturday, October 5, from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Nemours AI DuPont Hospital for Children, 3rd Fl, 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE The Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition is hosting this FREE event in order to provide children and caregivers with celiac disease a comprehensive educational program. This education day will aim to promote awareness by providing our families with a day that will consist of gluten-free food, facts (lecture) and fun. Children in attendance are provided the opportunity to attend an interactive cooking classes. Registration/breakfast begins at 8:15 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m. We’ll offer a gluten free continental breakfast and complimentary gluten-free meals for lunch. Attendees can sample gluten-free products from vendors who will join us for the education day. AGENDA Session 1- The Basics- What Every Parent and Patient Needs to Know Nemours Gastroenterology Team  Session 2- Growing Up with Celiac Disease Kira Branch Psy.D. Pediatric Psychology, Division of Behavioral Health, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children  Session 3- Pathways to A Cure Kate Avery, MPH, Beyond Celiac Director of Research and Patient Engagement Dr. Anthony J. DiMarino, Jr., MD-Director Celiac Center Thomas Jefferson University Hospital    Registration is free, but please register here  
5th Annual Fall Wellness Festival
When: Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Northampton Community College’s Monroe Campus, 2411 Route 715, Tannersville, PA This event provides Monroe County residents with greater access to health and wellness-related services, including information for the whole family! The Wellness Festival will feature: A Drug Take Back program, yoga instruction, Lyme Disease information, health screenings, kids fall activities,  light refreshments, financial wellness, weight loss and much much more! This event also features more than 65 vendors and free flu-shots. Beyond Celiac will have a booth! Hosted by State Representative Jack Rader Jr. and Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Central PA Gluten-Free Expo
When: Saturday, November 9, 2019 Where: Radisson Harrisburg, Camp Hill, PA

After six great years at Penn State, the expo is coming to the Capital region. Enjoy artisan gluten-free products, GF concessions, and door prizes. Attend sessions from gluten-free advocate and baking guru Jules Shepard, as well as the Penn State Health Celiac Clinic.

Guests will be able to sample, purchase from, and interact with over 50 exhibitors in a gluten-free environment! Attendees walk out with great samples and amazing door prizes! Our mission is to provide those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity access to products, information and resources that allow you to thrive, not just survive, while gluten-free. VIP early entry and general admission tickets will go on-sale September 5th.  There will be presentations from gluten-free advocate and baking expert “GF Jules” Shepard and the Penn State Health Celiac Clinic.

Beginning September 5th, you can purchase VIP and General Admission passes online here, or go to any Wegmans service desk for General Admission tickets. Please note, VIP and Early Entry tickets go fast.

Learn more at glutenfreeexpopa.com

2019 James W. Freston Conference
2019 James W. Freston Conference: Food at the Intersection of Gut Health and Disease When: August 9-10, 2019 Location: Palmer House, Chicago, IL http://freston.gastro.org/ Explore innovative treatments for GI disorders such as GERD, IBS, IBD, and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome as well as diagnostic and management approaches for treating Celiac and other wheat-related disorders.  Since 2008, Freston has focused on single-issue topics where experts gather to address practitioner challenges and solutions as well as gastroenterological science. Following this year's Freston, attendees will leave with a deep understanding about: 
  • How to recognize and differentiate food-induced GI disorders. 
  • Diets that promote sound gut health care. 
  • How nutrient-gene interactions may alter gastrointestinal conditions. 
  • How nutrition can help patients with GERD, IBS, IBD, FGIDs and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. 
  • Implementing nutrition management therapies.
Early Bird Registration Deadline Save $150 and secure your spot by registering on or before Wednesday, June 5. After this date, fees will increase.  Hotel Reservation Deadline Make your reservation by calling (855) 213-0582. You may also make your reservation online. Mention you’re attending the 2019 Freston conference to receive the discounted rate. Rooms must be reserved by Friday, July 19.    Learn more and register  
Beyond Celiac is an official endorser of 2019 James W. Freston Single Topic Conference: "Food at the Intersection of Gut Health and Disease"
2019 Go Beyond Celiac Concert and Gala

An unforgettable night of opera benefiting Beyond Celiac

  • When: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:00 P.M.
  • Where: The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
  • Honoring Carole Haas Gravagno
  • Performance by Arturo Chacón-Cruz
  • Event Chair: Martha Snider

About the Event:

Please join us to pay tribute to Carole Haas Gravagno, recipient of the 2019 Beyond Celiac Samuel Gee Award, and celebrate her achievements with the Philadelphia debut of acclaimed operatic tenor Arturo Chacón-Cruz. Highlights of this special evening will include a completely gluten-free cocktail reception and seated dinner by Garces Events in the Kimmel Center’s Hamilton Garden followed by a solo concert by Arturo in the Kimmel’s Perelman Theater. Carole, a Philadelphia philanthropist and champion of the arts, will be recognized for her support of the important work Beyond Celiac has underway to accelerate new treatments and a cure for celiac disease. Funds raised through the gala will benefit our efforts to advance research for celiac disease, including the funding of grants to scientists focused on unlocking the secrets of this serious genetic autoimmune disorder.

About Carole Haas Gravagno:

Carole Haas Gravagno is a lifelong supporter and enthusiast of education, the arts and parenting education.  She believes deeply in providing the most vulnerable among us with the kind of nurturing that can transform lives, communities and society.  Over the years, Carole has generously given her time, expertise and resources to dozens of educational, arts and cultural organizations. She also has been an ardent champion of Beyond Celiac initiatives to advance critically needed research for celiac disease and related disorders. She currently serves on the board of Intercultural Journeys, Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Philadelphia Zoo, Play on, Philly! (an innovative education and social initiative that provides opportunities for personal development to children through the study of music) and the Stoneleigh Foundation (which supports fellows exploring innovative, collaborative, cross-system reform to the child welfare and juvenile justice systems to provide new solutions to improving child well-being). The common thread that unites all of her interests is finding meaningful ways of bringing people together. Carole holds a Bachelors of Arts from Lenoir-Rhyne College and a Masters in Education from Temple University.

About Arturo Chacón-Cruz:

A native of Sonora, Mexico, Chacón-Cruz has performed over 50 roles – such as Cavaradossi inTosca – in theaters across the globe from La Scala in Milan to Carnegie Hall in NYC, among many others. An acclaimed performer, Chacón-Cruz has a wide repertoire and has won a number of international honors and awards,  including the Antonio Davalos Award in Mexico's Carlo Morelli's competition, first place and the Audience Choice Award at the 2003 Eleanor McCollum Competition in Houston Grand Opera, winner of Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the New England Region, and the 2005 Operalia . He was also the recipient of the Ramón Vargas Opera Grant given by Vargas and Pro Ópera in Mexico.

Chacón-Cruz’s first ever Mariachi recording “de México para el Mundo” was released In December 2018, distributed by Sony and available on all digital platforms. He recently performed in May in the Los Angeles Opera production of El Gato Montés.

Learn more about Arturo by following him on Twitter and Facebook and his website, and go see him perform

Registration and Tickets:

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:00 P.M.

REGISTER HERE

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Celiac Education Day

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Celiac Education Day

Celiac Education Day

Colket Translational Research Building
3501 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Date:
Mar 31, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. (ET)

Note: Beyond Celiac provides information on gluten-free events as a service to the community. Please note that Beyond Celiac cannot assure the event participant or restaurant patron of the gluten-free practices or knowledge of the restaurants cited if they have not completed the Beyond Celiac GREAT Kitchens program, which provides accredited gluten-free training to restaurants and other foodservice providers. Please call the venue directly to learn more about their preparation processes.

Inaugural International Symposium on Wheat-Related Disorders

Inaugural International Symposium on Wheat-Related Disorders

Link to event: https://thedr.com/2019iswd

On January 12th and 13th, the Inaugural International Symposium on Wheat-Related Disorders will be bringing together renowned Pediatricians, Neurologists, Gastroenterologists, Ph.D.’s and other medical professionals to share the latest research and advancements in diagnosis, management and treatment protocol of gluten sensitivity, celiac disease and wheat-related disorders (and their many manifestations).

The event is chaired by Dr. Tom O’Bryan, functional medicine practitioner and educator, best-selling author of You Can Fix Your Brain and The Autoimmune Fix , internationally recognized speaker, creator of such groundbreaking events as The Gluten Summit and The Betrayal Series , writer, and expert on chronic disease and metabolic disorders.

ISWD 2019 will be attended by world authorities from across the globe including professionals from USA, UK, Canada, Germany, Italy and more.

“The goal of this inaugural two-day event is to shine the spotlight on this growing epidemic and support medical professionals, other healthcare service providers and the public at large. I am proud to share that we have curated an International Dream Team to deliver the most cutting-edge information on wheat related disorders, celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, wheat allergies, and more.” - Dr. Tom O’Bryan

  • Professor Yehuda Shoenfeld (aka the “Godfather” of Autoimmunity from Tel Aviv, Israel)

  • Professor Rodney Ford (World-renowned pediatric gastroenterologist from New Zealand)

  • Professor Alessio Fasano (Chair of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Harvard's Mass General)

  • Professor M.K. Bhan (National Science Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology)

  • Professor Ramakrishna (Expert and Professor of Gastroenterology from India)

  • Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride (Founder of GAPS Diet and the Cambridge Nutrition Clinic from England)

  • Dr. Kiran Krishnan (Microbiologist & Scientific Advisor from the United States)

  • Dr. Torsten Matthias (Expert on Celiac Disease, Hashimoto Disease and Autoimmunity)

  • Professor Aaron Lerner (Renowned Microbiome Expert from Germany)

ISWD 2019 has opened a limited number of Virtual Tickets worldwide to access and be a part of the world’s leading event for healthcare leaders to expose their NEWEST protocols and information on Wheat-Related Disorders, celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, wheat allergies, autoimmunity and more.


This event is limited to ONLY 5,000 virtual attendees . A virtual ticket includes access to the live broadcast and lifetime access to the entire ISWD 2019 speaker library, speaker slides, speaker resources as well as a private 1 hour Q&A with Dr. Tom O’Bryan to integrate ISWD speaker material.

Note: Beyond Celiac provides information on gluten-free events as a service to the community. Please note that Beyond Celiac cannot assure the event participant or restaurant patron of the gluten-free practices or knowledge of the restaurants cited if they have not completed the Beyond Celiac GREAT Kitchens program, which provides accredited gluten-free training to restaurants and other foodservice providers. Please call the venue directly to learn more about their preparation processes.

NEOCSG CDF Chapter Gluten-Free Dinner

NEOCSG CDF Chapter Gluten-Free Dinner

You're Invited! The Celiac Disease Foundation Northeast Ohio Chapter (formerly NE Ohio Celiac Support Group) cordially invites you to a Gluten-Free Dinner at Maggiano's Little Italy. While there, pick up NFCA's Celiac CME Central postcard so you can tell your doctor to get informed about celiac disease.

Maggiano's Gluten-Free Event Menu:

Appetizer

  • Barb's Spinach & Artichoke al Forno with Vegetables

Dinner (served classic family-style)

  • Freshly Baked Bread by Udi's
  • Chopped Salad
  • Gluten-Free Pasta with Alfredo Sauce
  • Gluten-Free Pasta, Marinara Sauce, and Meatballs
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Green Beans

Dessert & Beverages

  • Flourless Chocolate Cake
  • Creme Brulee
  • Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Tea & Soft Drinks included; Additional beverages available at cash bar

Gluten-Free Dinner at Maggiano's Little Italy

When: Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011

Time: Appetizer from 5-6 p.m.; Dinner served at 6 p.m.

Where: Maggiano's Little Italy (Beachwood Mall)

26300 Cedar Rd

Beachwood, OH44122

Cost: $36 ($40 if after September 25th deadline)

To register: Visit www.neohioceliac.com

Registration & payment deadline: Sunday Sept. 25, 2011

For more information, contact [email protected]

Note: Beyond Celiac provides information on gluten-free events as a service to the community. Please note that Beyond Celiac cannot assure the event participant or restaurant patron of the gluten-free practices or knowledge of the restaurants cited if they have not completed the Beyond Celiac GREAT Kitchens program, which provides accredited gluten-free training to restaurants and other foodservice providers. Please call the venue directly to learn more about their preparation processes.

Baysox Food Allergy Day

Baysox Food Allergy Day

The Bowie Baysox are proud to present Food Allergy Day.

Come watch America’s favorite pastime in a safe and healthy setting for those affected by food allergies, intolerances and anaphylaxis.

One of the stadium's Exclusive Suites will be designated a "Gluten-Free Suite." Watch the game from the inside or outside of the Exclusive Suite Level and receive a special gluten-free food voucher good at the concession stand on game day. Voucher includes a hot dog on a gluten-free bun, chips, regular soft
drink, and a gluten-free cookie.

The Chesapeake Support Group will have a table downstairs to share as well as the Suite. One Dish Cuisine is hand-making all if the hot dog rolls as well as a crab dip for the Suite. David's Natural Market is providing the gluten-free cookies. The Chesapeake Support Group also has 25 Goodie Bags - 1 per family.

When: Sunday, June 5, 2011

Time: 2:05 p.m. (Gates open at 1 p.m.)

Where: Prince George's Stadium
4101 Crain Highway
Bowie, MD 20716

For more information and to reserve your seat, contact Chris Rogers at 301-464-4813 or [email protected]

Note: Beyond Celiac provides information on gluten-free events as a service to the community. Please note that Beyond Celiac cannot assure the event participant or restaurant patron of the gluten-free practices or knowledge of the restaurants cited if they have not completed the Beyond Celiac GREAT Kitchens program, which provides accredited gluten-free training to restaurants and other foodservice providers. Please call the venue directly to learn more about their preparation processes.

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