2021 Calendar of Events

Educational Meeting

Monthly educational meetings are held the second Thursday of the month in September, October, November, and May.  We also host a Saturday workshop in March, and our annual daytime Margaret L. King lecture in April. There are no educational meetings the remaining months of the year.

Continuing professional education is available free to SEMDA members at each meeting, and at a cost of $10.00/CPEU for non-members.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, educational meetings will be VIRTUAL for the 2021 year.

September Educational Meeting

When: Thursday, September 9th
Time: 7 pm
Topic: Type 1 DM
Speaker: Alyssa Wilson, RD, CDCES
Where: Virtual- Zoom

October Educational Meeting

When: Thursday, October 14th
Time: 7 pm
Topic: Plant based diet
Speaker: Renee Gawel, RD, CNS
Where: Virtual- Zoom

November Educational Meeting

When: Thursday, November 11th
Time: 7 pm
Topic: Oncology Nutrition
Speaker: Dr. Sahana Rajasekhana, MD, FAAHPM
Where: Virtual- Zoom
Register in Advance Here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Must be registered prior to meeting.

Children’s Essay Contest (grade 7-12)

“Food: Not Just for Thought”

FOROT Organization Invite

Healthy School Essay Flyer

Student Essay Contest Post

Beaumont Diabetes Meal Program

60 years or old diabetics may qualify to participate in a research study evaluating a medically tailored meal pilot program being offered from Beaumont Hospital, Troy funded by a grant provided by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.

What the program includes: Diabetic friendly, frozen meals delivered right to your door at no cost.

More Information

Cooking Matters Volunteer Opportunity

Love to Cook? Love to help others? We need volunteer Culinary Instructors, Nutrition Instructors, and Classroom Assistants to teach a Cooking Matters nutrition-based cooking class to those at risk of hunger! Classes meet for 2 hours once a week for 6 weeks. We provide curricula, kitchen supplies, and staff support. Many classes to choose from in Wayne, Oakland, Monroe, Macomb, and Livingston counties. All volunteers MUST attend a training before volunteering. Questions? Contact Renee Metcalf at rmetcalf@gcfb.org.

To sign up or check training dates follow the link: More Information


* Please note the above schedules are subject to change.