News Bites – Some Meetings

February 12 – Portland Metro GIG

Quick reminder that the Portland Metro GIG meeting will be this Saturday.

When: Feb. 12th – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Speaker: DeeAnna Wales VanReken
Legacy Emanuel Hospital
2801 N Gantenbein Ave.
Portland, OR. 07227-1623
Room E-1075/1077

February 19 – Food-a-Rama

The Gluten Intolerance Group of Southwest Washington announced:

Join us for the next meeting which is on Saturday Feb 19th from 10am-12pm at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital, rooms C-D. That will be our very first “Food-a-rama” Samplefest, where we will be tasting foods for the whole 2 hours from many different companies. So don’t hesitate to bring your appetite, your family/friends and any questions or concerns that you might have. See you there.

Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital
2211 NE 139th
Vancouver, WA 98686

February 19 – GIFTS Meeting

Looks like there’s a new gluten-free support group in town. This one is focused on families with children who are gluten-intolerant. GIFTS stands for Gluten Intolerant Families Teamwork & Support. See their website for more information. Here’s their meeting announcement:

GIFTS meets every other month, on the third Saturday of the month, afternoons from 2-4 pm. We’ll meet beginning in February, 2011, at the home of Wendy Cohan, RN, the group facilitator (See “Contact” page for location and map). We feature a monthly theme for kids, including Valentine’s Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Back-to-School, Halloween, and Christmas.

When: February 19th – 2-4pm
Theme: Valentine’s Day
Speaker: Krista Anderson-Ross, ND
Topic: Addressing Nutritional deficiencies in Gluten-Free Kids

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