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04 May 2013

Food Allergy STARS in Your Community

Please have a look at the following press release from the National Allergy & Anaphylaxis Council:
The National Allergy & Anaphylaxis Council (NAAC) Announces the NAAC Star Award

The NAAC Star Award Recognizes That Sometimes Simple Acts of Kindness Can Make a World of Difference.
Branford, CT, May 1, 2013 –The National Allergy & Anaphylaxis Council’s (NAAC), Star Award begins accepting nominations today.
Do you know a family member, friend, teacher, business, support group, or organization that has made a difference in the life of a person with food allergy & anaphylaxis? Nominate them for an NAAC Star Award!
The NAAC recognizes that acts of kindness, both big and small, can make a world of difference in the lives of those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis. We think these acts deserve recognition. This includes anything from reading a label, reminding someone to carry their epinephrine, or taking extra steps to include someone with food allergies and anaphylaxis. We would like to acknowledge these extraordinary people by giving them our NAAC Star Award.
“The NAAC feels it is important to acknowledge the actions of people that positively impact the daily lives of those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis. This award allows us to celebrate their efforts,” says NAAC Director, Gina Mennett Lee. 
Accepting Nominations: May 1, 2013 through May 30, 2013. Nominations can be made online through NAAC’s website (http://www.anaphylaxiscouncil.org/naac-star-award.html).

NAAC Star Award Recognition: Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Awareness Week through the end of May, 2013 (May 12-31). Recipients will be recognized through
NAAC’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AnaphylaxisCouncil).
About the National Allergy & Anaphylaxis Council
We are a collective voice of leading advocates and professionals from across the nation. We raise awareness regarding food allergies and anaphylaxis and advocate for the fair treatment, inclusion, and safety of those diagnosed with this hidden disability.

1 comment:

Gratefulfoodie said...

Even though I am biased, this was a great thought. Our volunteer lobbyist who helped us with our NV epinephrine bill was nominated by a parent in Las Vegas and won this recognition. He was incredibly honored.