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OCT 9TH, 2021 07:00 PM in Central Time

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ORCHID AFFAIR GALA 2021 IS ON

AN EVENING 40 YEARS IN THE MAKING

DETAILS TO FOLLOW – BUT FOR NOW, RESERVE OCT 9TH FOR THE LARGEST, MOST INNOVATE, AND MOST IMPACTFUL AAFA GALA EVER – CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH A LOOK AT THE IMPACT TO BE MADE IN THE NEXT TEN YEARS BY OUR 50TH ANNIVERSARY.

Proof of Vaccination Required for Attendance

Past Events

FREE WEBINAR:

AAFA-STL Presents:
Meet Meg Nohe: Chief Marketing Officer at Allergy Amulet

Presented by: Meg Nohe

Meg’s presentation will focus on:

  • Her background in food allergy-including those that she manages in her family
  • Challenges that come with managing a child’s food allergy and best tips
  • How we can do better as a society to help those managing food allergies

Webinar | June 15, 2021 | 12:00 PM CST

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Meet Meg:

Meg Nohe has 15 years of experience working at branding agencies in account management and business development roles for consumer products, medical devices, and therapeutics. She led the launch of multiple first-of-its-kind medical devices, and spent several years in clinical sales at Pfizer and Stryker.

She is a Certified AllerCoach, and the former President of Food Allergy Partners, the Midwest’s only food allergy and intolerance consulting practice. Meg has a daughter with peanut and tree nut allergies, and she herself has intolerances to gluten, dairy, and citrus.Click Here to Register

For questions, please contact Katie Jennings at kjennings@aafastl.org

May 27, 2021 07:00 PM in Central Time

Psychosocial Dynamics of Living with Food Allergies

AAFA-STL presents: Psychosocial Dynamics of Living with Food Allergies presented by St. Louis Children’s Hospital social worker, Melissa-Korenblat Hanin, MSW, LCSW

Missed it? Hear how to recognize, address and thrive with the challenges of food allergies at this audio link

May 15, 2021 at 7pm – Cheers To 40 Years Virtual Trivia Night –
THANK YOU FOR A SUCCESSFUL TRIVIA. WE HOPE THIS WILL BE OUR FINAL VIRTUAL GATHERING!

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April 29, 2021 | 3pm-6:30pm | Top 8 Food Allergen Free Carryout Dinner

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AAFA-STL is partnering with Chef Tai Davis to offer a family friendly top-8 food allergen free curbside carryout dinner.

Whether you are an individual or family with food allergies seeking a safe carryout option or you want a delicious, healthy meal prepared by a renowned chef, this carryout dinner is for you!

All menu and add-on options are free of the 8 most common food allergens: eggs, soy, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, crustacean shellfish, dairy, and wheat.

March 9, 2021 – AAFA’s Greatest Hits!

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January 12 & 13 – Superfoods For a Super Cause!
Living With Food Allergies: Adjusting to Life During COVID-19

Thank you to all who attended Living With Food Allergies: Life During COVID-19.

You can view the full webinar here:


News

Our friends at EnergyCare are offering free Air Conditioner units! More info here.


50/50 Raffle Winning Numbers

No current 50/50 Raffles planned. We hope to have some raffle action in July or August.


Volunteer Opportunities

We love our volunteers! We have many volunteer opportunities for all of our events as well as ongoing administrative needs.  Please contact Ben Nordstrom to learn how you can join our wonderful group of volunteers!