Monday, September 22, 2014

September 2014 Meeting Summary

The September 16th meeting of the Prescott Area Celiac and Gluten Free Support organization was full of terrific information regarding travel, both local and beyond.

It was mentioned that there are several apps available on smartphones now such as Yelp, Urbanspoon, and Find Me Gluten Free.  Many sites can be found online just by typing into the search engine "Travel Gluten Free". At least 7 sites were found by just doing that.  The group members also shared information about the dining cards available from Triumph The dining cards are available in 10 languages. 
Kris Vaughan, co-founder of was a guest at Tuesday's meeting. She is the membership director of this new organization based in Prescott. The organization provides a different kind of health and wellness directory for the Prescott area.  Both Kris is gluten free and her children have food allergies.  Please check out her web site noted above. Also search Youtube for Kris and Melanie TV Health &Wellness Show. 
Renee shared info on the gluten free travel club she belongs to, which is  However, if folks plan to take a cruise, most cruise lines are very helpful for the gluten free traveler.
Living Without magazine generously donated their current September/October magazine Gluten Free Living. Everyone in attendance tuesday received a complimentary copy.
Because the Prescott gluten free support group is not affiliated with any national Celiac  group such as CSA, (Celiac Support Assoc.) or CDF, (Celiac Disease Foundation) it was suggested that local members check out the organization referred to as GIG or Gluten Intolerance Group.  They provide an enormous amount of information for a nominal membership fee.  Senior Members 55 and up pay $28 per year or regular membership is $35 per year.

The Prescott area gluten free support group is steadily growing and welcomes all current as well as new members to "Tuesdays Without Gluten" each month!

Don't forget that Tammy K's "That's It! Gluten Free Home Bakery" is at the Prescott Farmer's Market every Saturday morning with her delicious gluten free delicacies. Also, check out The Raven restaurant currently, for an assortment of her gluten free desserts that are being offered.
The next meeting of the Prescott Area Celiac and Gluten Free Support group will be held on Tuesday, October 21st at 12PM on the lower level of the Prescott Public Library in Founder's Room A.