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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Santa Rosa Celiac Support Meeting

The Sonoma County quarterly support group meeting in Santa Rosa will be this Sunday, August 14th, from 2-4 PM (directions below). Guest speaker: Healthy Habits Coach, KATHY NICHOLS, R.D.:

* Kathy Nichols, R.D., a partner in our awareness campaign, will be available to answer your questions about nutrition and the gluten-free diet. More about Kathy on her website at http://healthyhabitscoach.wordpress.com/about/.

* We will have take-home samples available for everyone of delicious cheese sauce from Riega Foods http://www.riegafoods.com/ (Yellow Cheddar, White Cheddar, Alfredo and Pepper Jack). Plus other samples and many coupons!

* An update on gluten-free labeling: What happened last week at the FDA and the timeline from here, why the FDA wants to hear from you

Next Santa Rosa support group meeting: Sunday, November 13th, 2-4 PM  GLUTEN-FREE HOLIDAY FOODS
At our fall meeting, Jennifer Torrey will offer a presentation on getting those traditional holiday foods back into your diet by making them gluten-free, and the entire family won't even know they are eating gluten-free! Jennifer teaches many varied, delicious, well-priced, gluten-free cooking classes through the City of Santa Rosa and through her Gluten-Free Cooking Club in Bennett Valley. She is teaching three Gluten-Free Cooking Classes at the Finley Center this fall. For more information on her classes see the city's website and Fall/Winter Adventure Guide and you may also hear radio ads on KZST promoting the gluten free classes!

Information on her Gluten-Free Cooking Club is on our Bulletin Board under North Bay.

Jennifer Iscol
Celiac Disease Foundation - North Bay Celiacs Chapter
Sebastopol, CA

Santa Rosa support group meetings location: We meet in Conference Room D at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital at 1165 Montgomery Drive. Directions. Enter the building by the main hospital entrance, walk down the hall that is to the right of the welcome desk; the conference rooms will be on your left through the doors to the cafeteria. Meetings are free and open to the public.

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