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Mrs. Alaska has Celiac Disease & Makes Gluten-free Living her Platform

Brandy Wendler, wife of JohnRoss Wendler, pilot officer of Elmendorf Air Force Base who is serving in Japan’s relief effort, was crowned Mrs. Alaska United States 2011 in front of a packed auditorium at the Wilda Marston Theatre in Anchorage on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011.  Although the Mrs. Alaska pageant was Mrs. Wendler’s first time competing in a pageant, her passion for speaking about Celiac disease, a disease Mrs. Wendler was diagnosed with 3 years ago, stole the hearts of the judges and the entire audience.

Mrs. Alaska United States is a prestigious and elite title, which
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requires each contestant to choose a platform to speak on throughout their reign, should they become Mrs. Alaska.  Brandy Wendler chose as her platform: “Against the Grain, Raising Awareness for Celiac Disease” and has already begun making appearances throughout the community to increase awareness and support public health.

Mrs. Alaska, Brandy Wendler, currently lives in Eagle River, and is available for appearances and speaking engagements.

More information, including her public calendar and Mrs. Alaska blog, is
available on www.MrsAlaska.com

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Jeanne Foerch

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25 Apr 2011 6:57:14 PM PDT
I applaud you for your work and view on celiac disease. I am in that group also, as well as my sister, and one daughter. Also my mother and many of her cousins have celiac. I would like to read your blog and use many of your recipes. I have friends who have celiac also. Thank you.

 
said this on
22 May 2012 9:41:40 AM PDT
My daughter has just been diagnosed with celiac disease. I've started the process of cleaning out our kitchen, but I'm unsure how much I need to get rid of. Does the dishwasher get rid of gluten on metal bowls?




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