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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Let's Meetup This Saturday in New York City
This Saturday, I will be representing the NYC Celiac Meetup group at the New York Celebrate Celiac event at the Affinia Hotel in Manhattan. This is the first time Gluten-Free Calendar is bringing their event to the Big Apple. I love events like this where I get to talk with fellow Meetup members, meet new people, and learn about new vendors. If you plan on attending, be sure to stop by and say hello. I will be wearing a cute gluten-free t-shirt (also for sale!) at the table with a red tablecloth.

Here is the most recent list of participating vendors and guest speakers:

  • Udi's 
  • Glutino 
  • Delight Gluten Free 
  • Gluten Free Living 
  • Bakery on Main 
  • Taste Guru 
  • Purely Elizabeth 
  • Mrs. Glees 
  • Beanfields 
  • Lovely Lady Products 
  • Krumville Bakeshop 
  • Gluten Free Labels 
  • Your support group 
  • Kicking 4 Celiacs 
  • Sprue Story 
  • C.A.F.E by Jackie Ourman

Gluten Free Calendar™ is taking their signature Celebrate Celiac™ events on the road, this time to the Big Apple. On Saturday July 13th from 10am-1pm, the community will enjoy mingling with others who are living gluten-free whether due to celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity or any other reason.

Saturday, July 13 
10am-1pm Ages 7+: $5 at the door, $4 online 
6 and under: FREE 

Affinia Hotel, Astor Hall
371 7th Avenue (across the street from Penn Station)
New York, NY

Save $1 per ticket by purchasing tickets at this link:

Purchaser name will be added to a “Will Call” list, just show ID at the welcome table!

Vendors, gluten-free snacks, a kids fun zone and prizes like an autographed book donated by BabyCakes NYC™ Founder Erin McKenna are just a few more things attendees can look forward too. In addition, special guests Jenna Drew, Miss New Jersey, and Craig Pinto former arena football player and inductee into the American Football Hall of Fame and Founder of the non-profit organization will be talking with guests. Both live with celiac disease themselves and work diligently to raise celiac awareness.

Guests can ask questions to local gluten-free bloggers and support group leaders who will be at the event. The NYC Celiac Meetup Group will be well reprensented by current organizers and members. Kids will enjoy face painting and an art station where they can share how they find ways to Celebrate Celiac™.

The event will take place at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel-371 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY in the Astor Hall from 10am-1pm on Saturday July 13, 2013. The first 250 attendees will receive a gift bag to carry their gluten-free goodies. Udi's Gluten Free and Glutino will act as the title sponsors for the event with Delight Gluten Free Magazine and Gluten Free Living Magazine acting as the media sponsors. Both have featured the event in their May/June issues through a full page color ad.

Save $1 per ticket by purchasing tickets at this link: Purchaser name will be added to a “Will Call” list, just show ID at the welcome table!

For media inquiries or to learn more about Gluten Free Calendar hosted events, please contact Chandice Probst at

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