Gluten Intolerance Group of Portland

Branch Leadership Team

​Lisa Shaver, Branch Manager
Connie Poff, Membership Coordinator
Marylee Westhaver, Treasurer
Steve Aronson, Communications Co-Chair (website, facebook)
Cece Otto, Communications Co-Chair (website, newsletter)
Toni Insley, Mentor coordinatior
Contact Us
food fair

Meetings and Events

Portland Metro GIG, holds support group meetings on the 2nd Saturday of each month at

Prov Portland in the basement classrooms #2 & #3 from 10 am to noon.

PPMC (Providence Portland Medical Center), Health Center Classrooms 2 & 3 on the lower level (officially: PPMC HCC 2,3). Any Providence employee can point you there.

Park on the 2nd floor of the free parking garage. Walk towards the main hospital (NOT the Professional Plaza with the private practices). Take the pedestrian bridge over to the hospital to the west. Take the elevator downstairs. We are straight down the hall. This route is 100% covered if there is rain.  You’ll stay dry.


Providence Portland Medical Center

4805 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97213

(503) 215-1111

Please SHARE and spread the word! Thanks and see you Saturday Feb 8th.

May 18 - 10th Annual Gluten Free Food Fair - Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland OR

Jun 8 - Annual Gluten-Free Jeopardy

Jul 13


Aug 10


Sep 14


Oct 12 - Cain Credicott: Paleo Online Magazine and Tammy Credicott: GF and Paleo Cookbook Author

Oct 26 - 3rd Annual Gluten Free Holiday Food Fair - Mittleman Jewish Community  Center, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland OR

Nov 9 - 

Annual GF Thanksgiving Potluck with Recipe Contest

Dec 14


You can also opt to become a paying member of the Portland Metro GIG Branch.

The cost is $10 a year. For this you will receive a quarterly newsletter sent directly to you. The newsletter will inform you on a variety of information such as the next meeting topics, local celiac community news, recipes, gluten free friendly restaurants, websites and forums, medical and dietary information plus many other topics regarding the Celiac condition and lifestyle.

There is no obligation to join, however your donation is tax deductible and will also help us to fund our doctor and restaurant awareness programs, as well as provide financing to fund the food fair. To become a supporting member:

Please send your check for $10.00, made payable to GIG Portland Metro to the below address and include the following information. Please do not send cash. We apologize that we currently cannot accept credit or debit cards.

NAME: _________________________________________________
ADDRESS: _________________________________________________
CITY: ____________________________________________________
STATE: _____________________________ ZIP: ________________
PHONE: ___________________________________________________
E-MAIL: __________________________________________________

GIG Portland Metro
3123 NE 8th Ave
Portland, OR 97212