Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Summer F.A.C.T. Event June 7th 2012


Join us on Thursday, June 7th at 7pm at the Whole Foods in FRANKLIN, TN (Community Meeting Room) for a SPECIAL F.A.C.T. (Food Allergy Community of TN) event.
Our speaker for the evening, will be Dr. Jennifer Ker, a pediatric allergist and immunologist at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.Dr. Ker has been working with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and has joined their Anaphylaxis Community Experts (ACE) program.  The ACE program has been designed to improve the treatment of anaphylaxis throughout our country.  Allergists in particular, often see the mismanagement of anaphylaxis and Dr. Ker feels compelled to be a part of the solution.  Come learn and feel empowered.  We will save some time at the end of the presentation for questions.

Whole Foods McEwen has partnered with us for this event and will be giving tours to show us the newest allergy friendly foods on the market. This will be a great opportunity to see and sample these new products.  If you haven't been to this new Whole Foods, it is amazing!  *Store is open until 10pm...so you will have time to shop for the great stuff you will have tasted and learned about.
Heather Duncan co-chair of the 2012 Nashville FAAN Walk for Food Allergy, which will take place on Sunday, September 16th, 1pm at Centennial Park, will take a few minutes to share information about this years walk, volunteer opportunities, forming team, and fundraising.

This is an Event Not to be Missed with Giveaways, Lots of Samples and More!

Please RSVP through the F.A.C.T. FB group (link below) so we have a good idea of how many to expect as this will also be open to the public.  http://www.facebook.com/events/263618130404093/  
If you haven't joined the group on FB, go here to be a part of this community and get plugged in http://www.facebook.com/groups/FoodAllergyCommunityofTN/
Feel free to share this with those you know who are learning to manage food allergies.

Rachel & Ginger
Join F.A.C.T. on Facebook and get connected with others in your area who are learning to manage food allergies: http://www.facebook.com/groups/FoodAllergyCommunityofTN/

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