See the Durham Bulls Play – Nut Free! with NC FACES

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Greetings Food Allergic Fans!

If you, your family, or someone you know has allergies to nuts, and would like to see the Durham Bulls Play, join our friends, NC FACES on June 1st, this coming Sunday, for Durham Bulls vs. Lehigh Valley at 5:05 pm!

This is the the 12th Annual Nut-Controlled section (peanuts and tree nuts) that NC FACES has organized, with the support of Durham Bulls Baseball! Here is a note from NC FACES Group Coordinators, Laura Anderson and Trish Gavankar, RN, BS and Founder of Disney Chefs Rock Food Allergies:

Durham Bulls Nut Controlled Section: 


For those who have purchased tickets, could you please send us an email to let us know you are attending? This week is crunch time for ticket sales and they are going very quickly. The Durham Bulls have been so supportive of our group, now we can say thanks by selling out our booth!
Again this year, the Durham Bulls have graciously worked with us to provide a special section for individuals allergic to peanuts and tree nuts. Peanuts, tree nuts, and all products with peanuts or tree nuts, including chocolate are prohibited in this section. The section will be power-washed, cordoned off, and monitored to allow only NC FACES members and friends wearing a Be a Pal sticker! Friends and family of allergic individuals are welcome! Additionally, we have many FACES with multiple food allergies. ALL food contains an allergen for SOMEONE! Please remain seated while eating and make sure everyone has clean hands! We want ALL of our kids to remain safe and have stress free fun!
•Date: June 1, 2014 (Durham Bulls vs. Lehigh Valley)
• Time: 5:05 pm
• Price: $8.99 per ticket (Tickets & Be a Pal stickers picked up at will call box)
  • Contact Brian Simorka directly for tickets: Limited tickets available, call soon to secure seats for the NC FACES nut controlled section (peanut and tree nut).
  • Thank you Laura Anderson for planning this event!


Manager, Group Ticket Sales
Durham Bulls Baseball Club
Direct: 919.687.6513

Hope you can make it! Sharing is caring, so please pass this on to those who may enjoy it!

If tickets are purchased, please email ncfaces (at) ncfaces (dot) org to rsvp as well.

Good Health and Happy Times To All!



Save the Date! NC TGIF on September 27th, 2014

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We’re moving everything along and it is going briskly!

The North Carolina Triangle Gluten Intolerance Fair will be held at Ganyard Hill Farm in Durham, NC on September 27th, 2014.

If you know anything about pumpkin farms during the fall, you KNOW we are going to have a wonderful time!

Take a look at the website! Doesn’t it just make you smile?

We will also be hosting guest speakers, demo presenters with samples on our program and vendors who are knowledgeable about gluten-free foods, health, fitness, and beauty.

I am so proud and happy to announce that NC FACES, a volunteer-only support group for parents and families of food allergic children will benefit from a portion of the proceeds. Here is more about them:

 We are an all volunteer support group sharing information, support, and some fun.  We provide a social and emotional support network for Food Allergic Families in all stages of learning about the process of living with food allergies. We will remain constant in our dedication to teach our children how to live fully productive, interactive, exciting, and safe lives.

Save the date on your calendar, so when tickets become available, you’ll be ready to be a part of this ground breaking fun!

Let us know if  you’d like to participate! We have several levels of participation available.

We have two major goals:

We want to raise awareness about food allergies, especially gluten and wheat sensitivity, providing resources to educate and inform the public.

We also want to provide a live-action directory of Triangle businesses that are seriously knowledgeable about gluten-free living.

It is so important to maintain an active, safe, and balanced life as a gluten or allergy affected individual! We can do it!

Happy Times!

from Deelish!