Members meet on the second Saturday of each month, from 10 am to Noon (except in January and August) at the Prairie Park Apartments. The address is 6530 Schroeder Road. The building is on the corner of Schroeder and Struck, just south of the Post Office. Please arrive early as the entry way is security locked.
We enjoy a variety of activities, including updates on research news and celiac disease in the media, speakers from the medical community, opportunities to try new gluten-free products, recipe sharing, and potluck celebrations.
Saturday, November 8
Saturday, December 13
Saturday, October 11 - Speaker: Christine Berndt-Miles, RD, CD
Christine will present a synopsis of the National Restaurant Association's ServSafe Allergen certification program, which she completed this August. Her presentation will include some excellent "back of the house" food handling information that will help facilitate conversations with restaurant personnel.
Food Pantry Items Needed: Please consider bringing a gluten free item to donate to the food pantry. They can take everything GF such as mixes, soups, pasta, cereal, breads, crackers, rice. Baking mixes and foods that kids enjoy are particularly appreciated.
The following events are listed as a service to members. They are neither sponsored by nor endorsed by MAGIC.
Tuesday, October 28 Dietician Kelley Ligocki Presents Class on Gluten Free Diet
Kelley Ligocki, Dietitian at the UW Digestive Health Center located at 750 University Row (on campus near University & Lake), will be giving a presentation at the Digestive Health Center at 7:00 pm on October 28th entitled "Are You In or Are You Out? Living Gluten-Free in Style". This event will provide the public with information on how to live a gluten free life, if they choose to go gluten free for a variety of reasons, including Celiac Disease. Check out the web site (see button on lower right of screen) to register for this and future events. Note: The class is already full, but there is a wait list in case people cancel.