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Madison Area Gluten Intolerance Chapter

Meetings and Events

Members typically meet on the second Saturday of each month, from 10 am to Noon (except in January, June, July and August). We enjoy a variety of activities, including updates on research news and celiac disease in the media, speakers, opportunities to try new gluten-free products, recipe sharing, and potluck celebrations.

2016 Meeting Schedule

October 8
November 12
December 10

Upcoming MAGIC Meetings and Events

October 8 - 11:30 am: Lunch at Om Indian Fusion Cuisine, 3579 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704

The restaurant is hosting us in their party room. Spouses and significant others are welcome too. We will each be able to order from the menu. Many of the items are gluten free or can be made so. The restaurant is on the southwest corner of East Washington and Stoughton Road, in the little strip mall off of North Stoughton Service Road (see map). Please RSVP to RSVP@glutenfreemadison.org by October 4. In your RSVP, please include your name and how many people will be attending.

This would be a great time to renew your MAGIC membership for the year -- $15 for returning members and $20 for new members. Checks can be made out to M.A.G.I.C.

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.

November 12 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The location of our November meeting will be announced closer to the date of the meeting.

Speaker:   Kelley Wilson, MS, RD, CNSC, Clinical Nutritionist with the UW Health Digestive Health Center. She will speak on FODMAPS.

Taste Testing:    The theme is cake.

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.

Upcoming Community and Other Events

The following events are listed as a service to members. They are neither sponsored by nor endorsed by MAGIC.

Wednesday, October 5:    Gluten Free Gala at the Fitchburg Hy-Vee Grocery Store, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Come on out to sample gluten free products! The address is 2920 Fitchrona Road in Fitchburg.

Saturday, October 22:    University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center's Celiac Education Day & Free Screening

Join The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center in a free, educational event not to be missed! Celiac Education Day will feature three guest speakers, a live Q&A panel, as well as our free blood screening.

Schedule of Events: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Q&A Panel with Dr. Stefano Guandalini and a panel of experts

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Personal and Psychosocial Challenges of Celiac Disease (Presented by Lori Welstead, RD, MS, and Tina Drossos, PsyD)

Celiac Education Day events are free and open to all, but preregistration for the Blood Screening is mandatory. Registration will open on September 14, 2016. For more information please visit: www.cureceliacdisease.org. Check the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center web site for more information.