Friday, February 25, 2011

Vendors and Donors for the Celiac Disease Conference, Saturday March 5, Akron Children's Hospital

Vendors for the Conference include:

Mustard Seed Market and Cafe
Connie Sarros Gluten Free Cookbooks
More Than Gourmet
Against the Grain
Cecelia's Marketplace
The Diabetes and Endocrinology Department at Akron Children's Hospital,
Various Celiac Support Groups from the surrounding area
The Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland

Donors that are sending us products and flyers include:

Weedy Ways
Katz Gluten Free
Living Without Magazine
Gluten Free Bakes
Bakery on Main
Bob's Red Mill
Celiac Spprue Association
Celiac Disease Foundation
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Vendors and Donors for the March 5, 2011 Celiac Disease Conference

The following vendors are either going to be present at the vendor fair on March 5 at Akron Children's Hospital or have sent us items to place in goodie bags that will be given to each registered participant.

The Diabetes and Endocrinology Department of Akron Children's Hospital
More than Gourmet
Bakery on Main
Katz Gluten Free
Connie Sarros
Gluten Free Bakes
Celiac Disease Foundation
National Foundation for Celaic Awareness
Celiac Sprue Association
Mustard Seed Market
Bob's Red Mill
The support groups of the surrounding area

Monday, February 21, 2011

Lunch options for the Celaic Disease Conference at Akron Children's Hospital, March 5, 2011

The following menu items are available for purchase at the Kid's Cafe at Akron Children's Hospital on the day of the conference. They begin serving lunch at 10:30 a.m.

Gluten Free Items in the Kids Café
March 5, 2011

Lemon Baked Fish
Chicken Cacciatore
Brown Rice
Steamed Vegetable of the Day

Snack Items
Tortilla Chips
String Cheese
Gluten Free Bagels
Packaged Cheese Slices
Kozy Shack Sugar Free Pudding
All Fruits
Frozen yogurt
All Juices, Milk, and Soda

Grilled Chicken
French Fries

**Gluten free white bread, and hamburger buns will be available at the grill and main course areas by request**

Friday, February 18, 2011

Lunch at the Celiac Disease Conference, Akron Children's Hospital, March 5, 2011

If you have not yet signed up for the Akron Celiac Disease Conference please do so soon. It is just 2 weeks away!

Speakers will be Dr. Alissio Fasano of the Celiac Disease Research Center in Maryland, Dr Costas Kefalas of Akron Digestive Disease Consultants, Dr Cydney Fenton of Akron Children's Hospital Diabetes and Endocrinology Department, Dr Julie Smith of Akron Children's Hospital, Dietitian Trisha Lyons of Metro Health Medical Center and Pharmacist Steve Plogsted of Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.

In addition to the speaker program for adults we will have a children's program and a special program for parents and tots. The tot and children's activities will include a Bake and Take provided by Food-Tek, A visit from Akron Zoo with animals who eat gluten free, and more

We will have a small vendor fair before the conference and goodie bags for each person who attends.

Lunch is not included in the price of attending. The Hospital Cafeteria will be making 2 special gluten free lunch entrees and have gluten free bread available that day. A list of all of their gluten free items will be available the morning of the conference.

For more information read down through other postings or contact Therese at

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Celiac Disease Conference, Saturday March 5, Akron Children's Hospital

Time to get your registration in for the Celiac Disease Conference at Akron Children's Hospital.

The program includes a session for adults, one for school age children, and one specially designed for toddlers and parents. We have cancelled the teen portion of this years program due to lack of participants.

Celiac Disease Conference and Vendor Fair
Saturday March 5, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alessio Fasano
of the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research

Additional speakers include:
Dr. Cydney Fenton of Akron Children’s Hospital Diabetes and Endocrinology
Dr. Costas Kefalas, Akron Digestive Disease Consultants,
Dietitian Trisha Lyons, Celiac Dietitian of Metro Health
Pharmacist Steve Plogsted, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

At this event we will have
adult, children and parent and tot programs and a small vendor fair. Children’s programs will include hands on activities.

The event cost does not include lunch. The hospital cafeteria will have a gluten free entree and gluten free salad entree available for purchase on conference day.

Sponsored by
The Celiac Support Groups of Northeast Ohio

Hosted by:
Akron Celiac Support Group, CSA Chapters 50 & 111&
Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology

Akron Children’s Hospital – Sherman Auditorium
1 Perkins Square
Akron, OH

Registration Form

Celiac Disease Conference and Vendor Fair
Saturday March 5, 2011

Saturday March 5, 2011
Adult Program, School Age Children Program
11:00 noon – 4:30 p.m.
Parent and Child Program for Preschoolers and Young Children
11:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Family Name ___________________________________

$ 15 for each adult and
$10 for each child.
Make Checks payable to: Celiac Disease Conference CSA 111

School age (6-12) _____
Preschoolers _____
(Every preschool child must be accompanied by an adult for the entirety of their program. That adult does not pay to attend with their child.)

Teens (13-adult) Teen program has been cancelled for this event due to small number interested. Teens are welcome to join the adult group if they wish. We will be having a teen outing at a later date.

Total number of family members registering______________

Total enclosed $ ___________

Please list first names and age groups for each family member below.
If you would like a confirmation that your registration has arrived please list your email or phone number clearly below.

Make checks payable to Akron Celiac Support Group #50.
Mail to:
Celiac Disease Conference, Attention Esther
640 Fairhill Drive
Akron, Ohio 44313

See you on March 5th!

If you have additional questions you can reach Therese at

Thursday, February 10, 2011

February Celiac Support Group meeting

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Akron Children's Hospital

Timeline Lobby

2:00 - 3:30

We will hold our annual gluten free bread baking contest. You do not need to bake to attend. We have just 3 catagories this year. 1. Beginner breads from mix, 2. Slightly talented breads from published recipies, 3. Original recipies

Akron Children's Hospital is also holding their radiothon this weekend. Parking may be slightly more crowded.

The conference is less than a month away. Bring your registrations to the meeting, or mail them in to Esther soon.