2023/2024 Meeting Schedule
All meetings will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main Street, Williamsville, NY and will begin at 10 am unless otherwise noted.
Saturday, October 7 Gluten Free Baking with Julie Murphy
Saturday, February 17, 2024: Presenter TBD
Saturday, April 20, 2024: Presenter TBD
A few times a year, we organize group dining events. These events provide the opportunity for the participating restaurant to become aware of and comfortable with preparation of GF cuisine. Our members really look forward to these events not only for worry-free dining, but also for the opportunity for fellowship and mutual support.
Saturday, April 29 at 10:00 am
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Gelfond, MD (WNY Pediatric Gastroenterology) presenting an overview of celiac disease.
Saturday, February 25 at 10:00 am
Speaker: Andrea Langston, MS, CNS, CDN (Thrive Nutrition & Wellness) discussing Celiac Disease and Additional Dietary Considerations: Oxalates
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022
Speaker: Kelly Cardamone, MS, RDN, CDCES, CDN, IFNCP discussing Celiac Disease and Diabetes
June 11, 2022
General Meeting at Kith & Kin Bake Shop & Bistro
Saturday, April 30, 2022
Speaker: Dr. Gelfond, Pediatric Gastroenterologist discussed updates and news in the celiac disease community
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Speaker: Dr. Tammy Bialek, Bialek Chiropractic
How Chiropractic Care Influences Your Body's Healing Ability
Updates and Developments in Celiac Disease
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Gelfond
WNY Pediatric Gastroenterology
Eating for Energy
Andrea Langston, MS, CNS, CDN, Thrive Nutrition & Wellness
Sharron Hickman, RN, WHE, EPC
Annual Business Meeting
Mindfulness and Meditation for Digestive Wellness
Jennifer Gress, Life on Purpose
Heart Healthy Gluten Free Meals
Jessica Meyers Altman, the Garden Fresh Foodie
Saturday, November 10
Andrea Langston, MS, CNS, CDN of Thrive Nutrition and Wellness showed us how to prepare healthy and easy gluten free meals and provided samples and recipes.
Saturday, September 15
Jean Stinson of Karuna Yoga Buffalo discussed yoga and digestion.
Annual Business Meeting and Make-Your-Own Yogurt Parfait Bar
Saturday, June 9 at Unitarian Universalist Church
Saturday, April 14 at Mount Mercy Academy
Sara Jank, RD told us “How Wegmans Cares”
Saturday February 10
"The Low FODMAP Diet for Celiac Disease"
by Andrea Langston, MS, CNS, CDN
Thrive Nutrition & Wellness
Program: "Supplements to Improve Your Health and How to Eat Well at the Holidays" by June Knoerzer, RDN, CDN
Program: "Recent Developments in Celiac Disease" by Dr. Daniel Gelfond (WNY Pediatric Gastroenterology)
June 17 at 10:00 am Mount Mercy Academy
Annual Business Meeting and Continental Breakfast
April 8 at 10:00 am Unitarian Universalist Church
Program: Tai Chi demonstration by Lisa Rood
March 19 - Gluten Free Brunch at Brookfield Country Club 11:00 am
February 11 at 10:00 am Mount Mercy Academy
Topic: "Finding Gluten Free Whole Grains"
December 10, 2016 - Holiday Luncheon at The Roycroft Inn, in East Aurora.
November 12, 2016 - 10am
Unitarian Universalist Church 6320 Main Street, Williamsville
Topic: “Enjoying The Holidays on a Gluten Free Diet.”
September 2016 Speaker - Andrea Langston, MS - Nutritionist, Thrive Nutrition & Wellness, LLC
Topic: Gluten Free Life: Hidden Sources of Gluten and Cross Contamination
We are always looking for ideas for speakers at upcoming meetings. Let us know if you have an idea or a guest speaker in mind.