Speakers announced for 2017 Celiac Symposium

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The 2017 Celiac Symposium, Celiac Disease: Medical Myths and Milestones will feature speakers and vendors. A gluten-free buffet breakfast and lunch will be included. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from these industry leaders: Save your seat! Click here to purchase tickets.

Our September Newsletter

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Monthly e-newsletter serving the New England celiac community Happy Autumn! NECO has been busy this summer; read through this e-newsletter for updates. Registration is now open for our Autumn meeting: Brains, Bellies and Celiac taking place on October 16th. Seating is limited, and the price will increase on October 1 so register early. Read more below. Hope to see you …

Students with Celiac Disease Face Social Stigma, Limited Options on College Campuses

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Press Release: Boston, MA (July 26, 2016) – College students with celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity face overwhelming complications in their social and academic lives. They are often exposed to cross-contamination in campus dining cafeterias, are unable to regularly socialize with their peers due to embarrassment related to food, and have to be strong advocates for themselves in response to untrained …

Change for Westborough Meeting

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*Please note! Change of Venue for July 14 Meeting:* The Westborough group will be meeting at the Red Rock Grill in Upton (http://redrockgrillandbar.com/) for dinner and conversation starting at 6:30pm. Anyone is welcome; please send group leader Mary Sevon an email beforehand so she can get an accurate reservation number. Click here for more information.

Storage Space Needed for Gluten Free Food Bank

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Following the closure of Pierce’s Pantry, NECO is delighted to announce that it is embracing the mission of helping financially vulnerable individuals who require a gluten free diet. NECO plans to open its own gluten free food bank which will operate primarily by soliciting food donations and distributing them through a network of partner food pantries, initially in the Boston …

NECO is hiring a Development Coordinator

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Part-Time Development Coordinator Needed for Exciting Non-Profit Come work in a company that is mission-driven. This is an opportunity to work with people who speak from their heart, believe in what they do, and are out to transform the experience of people with celiac and non celiac gluten sensitivity everywhere. The ideal candidate is someone who is committed to leaving …

New Volunteer Positions Now Open

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Restaurant Liaison Our wonderful new website provides members the opportunity to add restaurant recommendations. The Restaurant Liaison volunteer will contact restaurants to discuss their practices to avoid cross contamination and confirm that they wish to be listed on our website. Time commitment varies but averages 3 hours per month. The best time to contact restaurants is weekday midafternoons when they …

Pierce’s Pantry, The Gluten Free Food Bank looking for new home and new team

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Please don’t let the only gluten free food bank in Massachusetts close its doors. Over the next few months Pierce’s Pantry,The Gluten Free Food Bank will be looking for a new home and a new team to oversee its vital mission of delivering emergency food to our celiac neighbors suffering from food insecurity. Since it’s inception in 2010 Pierce and …