Weedy Ways

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Welcome to Gluten Fee Living!

I hope this information proves benefical and helpful whether you've just recently been diagnosed with Celiac Disease or if you've been living with it for a while ... Sometimes it helps to have family and friends (who don't quite understand it yet) to view your favorite sites as well! There are numerous Celiac Support Groups available to share advice and personal experiences ~ With so many wonderful people out there willing to help and share their support, experiences and knowledge always remember you don't have to be alone! 

This pages is consistently in a stage of construction and will be continually updated  to keep the information as current as possible ~ please check back often!  If you have a favorite tip or website, please share it with me ~ WeedyWays@yahoo.com   Each support group listed here is for Ohio  and is up to date to the best of my ability and knowledge.


Wayne County Celiac Information and Support Group -   Currently not meeting, if you would like to start a group and/or keep in contact I can try to assist you, email me at LivingGlutenFree@yahoo.com

 Richland County Celiac Support Group -  Go to RCCSG.com for schedule of meetings - 1st Tuesday of each month 7:00 p.m. - see more information on upcoming meetings on their website.


Marion Celiac Support Group - Meetings are the 4th Tuesday monthly, except November and December at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 241 S. Prospect St. ... Contact: Carol Columber 740-383-2184 or Beulah Owens 740-387-3076 for directions, times and details. 


Stark County Celiac Support Group -  Monthly meeting on the 1st Thursday of each month. Contact Deb Whitmer at 330-837-9412  debwhitmer@att.net  OR Carole Breckbilll 330-453-3133  CaroleBreckbill@prodigy.net for information on location and times.   


Raisin Rack, Canton - Celiac Support Group meets the 2nd Saturday of the month, registration is required prior to attending, please contact the store at  330-966-1515 for additional information including times and directions.


Akron - Akron Children's Hospital - they were meeting the 2nd Sunday of each month.  Contact Therese Semonin for confirmation of the time and  location within the hospital and/or if still meeting - 330/608-8436  tsemonin1@neo.rr.com 


Cleveland Area:  Contact Laurie Sammon via email info@neoceoliac.com or by website at http://www.neohioceliac.com/

Cleveland Area   Contact Cindy Koller-Kass at  glutenfree1@yahoo.com  440-248-6671 ~ The Greater Cleveland Celiac Association CSA/USA Chapter #50 meets at Parma Community Hospital in the Nelson Auditorium on the west side and at the Solon branch of the Cuyahoga County Library on the east side of town.  All meetings are at 2 PM,  one Sunday each month - Contact Cindy for dates and agenda.


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For Gluten Free Baking/Cooking tip and tricks, click HERE!


Other Links of interest regarding Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance include the following - please realize this is only a brief listing of helpful websites:

 ... celiac.org  

Celiac Sprue Association, USA ... csaceliacs.org

... celiaccentral.org  

Food Allergy Initiative ... foodallergyinitiative.org

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network ... foodallergy.org

Gluten Intolerance Group of North America ... gluten.net

International Foundation for Functional Gatroinestinal Disorders ... iffgd.org