Meetings & Events

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UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS

Managing Allergies in the School Setting

May 28, 2017  7-9pm

South Oshawa Community Centre

This meeting is all about how to manage food allergies at school. As JK registration is looming and September will fast approach, join us and a panel of expert mom’s who have lots to share about this topic. Handouts will be available courtesy of Food Allergy Canada and there will be lots of food freebies and coupons to take home as well.

Please register for this free meeting by emailing info@FASDurham.com.


PREVIOUS MEETINGS

 

Kyle Dine Family Concert

May 6, 2017
Glen St PS, Oshawa 9:45am-12:00pm
This FREE event featured kid’s activities, lots of free giveaways and a food allergy concert performed by KYLE DINE!
This event was a huge success! We had about 35 families attend and everyone had so much fun. As kids were arriving there was time to play, colour, hang out and meet Kyle Dine. For parents there were lots of goodies, coupons and free products to explore and take home. Freebies and coupons were available from Markol, Daiya, Enjoy Life, SunButter, WowButter, Earth Island, and Allergic Living Magazine. A wide range of handouts were available from Food Allergy Canada as well.
The main event was a food allergy concert performed by Kyle Dine. His show was amazing and kids were up dancing, laughing at the puppets and taking in the empowering messages Kyle shared with us. The show was about an hour and at the end kids were lined up to meet him, take their picture together and he even handed out free guitar pics. DVDs and CDs were available to purchase too. There were around 60 children and it was so heart lifting to see them all have so much fun together.
After the show the free door prizes were handed out. A big thank you to Royal Nuts, Mabel’s Labels, Earth Island, Daiya, Joey’s World and Skyzone for proving coupons, products and vouchers.

A big thank you to our main sponsors for this event. With the money donated we were able to make this event FREE! Thank you to Royal Nuts, Sunbutter, Markol Coffee and Pineridge Nursery School in Bowmanville.

Ask the Allergist with Dr. Lemon

March 26, 2017
South Oshawa Community Centre 7-9pm
 
We were so thrilled that Dr. Lemon could join us. She was very informative and provided a lot of great answers and discussions on many topics. We had 15 attend and all had very positive feedback. Questions were answered about the latest trends in food allergy prevention and therapy, skin test vs. blood work vs. component testing, when to use an auto injector, how to use an Epi on a baby, using peanut oil in lotions/sunscreens when you have a peanut allergy, living with multiple food allergies, the new guidelines for early introduction of foods to babies, why some kids have allergies and others don’t, providing opportunities for siblings who don’t have allergies….many great discussions. A big thank you to Dr. Lemon for joining us and sticking around to answer a few 1:1 questions. Free handouts were also provided courtesy of Food Allergy Canada and free magazines were available courtesy of Allergic Living.
Meet & Greet – FASDurham’s first meeting!
October 16, 2016 
South Oshawa Community Centre 7-9pm
This was our 1st meeting and there was nothing but positive feedback. There were 9 that attended and we had some really great discussions about food allergies and the struggles faced with families, schools and the community, resources available from Food Allergy Canada and food allergy books for kids.
***If you would like to be added to an email notification list to receive updates about the group and when the meetings will be, please email info@FASDurham.com***