District-Wide Food Allergy
Awareness Presentation




Presented by PAK (Protect Allergic Kids)

Monday, March 9, 2009
7:00 p.m.
Oquenock Elementary School

Protect Allergic Kids (PAK) is a non-profit organization that provides awareness about food allergies, anaphylaxis, and other allergic diseases. PAK will discuss support for food-allergic children, safe practices and how to recognize an allergic reaction. PAK’s mission is to create food allergy awareness by promoting education, providing support and keeping children safe.
A question and answer session will take place immediately following the presentation.

Guest speakers will include:

Cristina Stainkamp and Alisha Coupe, Co-founders of PAK

Dr. Daniel L. Mayer, Adult and Pediatric Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Immunology

*PAK is not a professional or medical organization. It is a group of parents sharing information and supporting each other. The discussions,
handouts, and guest speakers do not constitute medical/legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Discuss individual health
questions and medical issues with a qualified physician.

In addition to our PAK speakers, we are happy to welcome:

Ellen Rackow, Community Nutrition Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension

Topic: Healthy Snacks and Drinks

Cornell Cooperative Extension provides the latest and most up to date nutritional information within the Food Guide Pyramid guidelines.