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         The Northern Connecticut Vegetarian Society seeks to advocate a compassionate
         and a healthful diet.  They wish to provide support to vegetarians by building a
         community for them and all those interested in the benefits of vegetarianism.
         Monthly Vegan Potlucks are open to anyone interested in being healthy or in
         a healthy environment. At these potlucks, the featured presenter leads a
         learning seminar.  They are held at Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street,
         Suffield.  Free parking is available.

                            

       Upcoming Meetings/Events

 

UPCOMING VEGETARIAN/VEGAN  EVENTS
NEXT NCVS EVENT IN NOVEMBER 16, 2014

NCVS Directions to NCVS Meeting at 145 Bridge St., Suffield.

November 16, Sunday, 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck.  Anastasia Garkusha will be the featured presenter.  She will share her story of becoming a vegetarian, next transitioning to vegan, and then to eating raw foods.  Anastasia will also talk about how to travel for work or fun around the world while sticking to your values.  She will make one or two dishes from her raw vegan recipe book, The AnastasiaRaw Uncook Book.  Everyone is invited.  For the Potluck, bring a healthy vegan dish to share along with a list of its ingredients and your recipe.  Vegan food has no animal ingredients (zero  honey, dairy, eggs, meat, and fish).  Please bring your place setting (plate, cup, and utensils).  The Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT,  is the location for this event.   Donation of $8  is requested.  Children are free.  For more information or reservations,  telephone Harry at (860) 623-8082 or email Harry at veggyharry@aol.com.


  
VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN EVENTS

  • LIVING THANKSGIVING , Thursday, November 27, 1 PM at United Methodist Church Of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, |Lenox, MA.  Your reservation is required by November 22 to Melissa Campbell (413) 684-0176 or email mlcampbell56@gmail.com.  Each person should bring a vegan dish to serve 10 with a card listing the ingredients.  Please bring your own plate, eating utensils and drinking cup.  Coffee/tea and hot/cold water will be provided.  After dinner, there will be a voluntary share time for people to read a poem, tell a short story, or tell why they are thankful. The guest speaker is Lisa Robinson-Redd.  Along with her partner, Jeff Redd, they founds the  Red Robin Song Vegan Guest House.  They also operate Red Robin Song Animal Sanctuary and Beaver Rescue Center.  Lisa will tell a story of the events and people that lead to their vegan life-style they now lead, the founding of the B&B, and more on their animal sanctuary and beaver rescue project.

  • November 2, Sunday, 2 PM   See The Healing Effect Movie at Banx Room in Worcester Public Library Main Campus, 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA.  Free.  This documentary shows the healing power of food.  According to National Cancer Institute, 1 in every 2 people will get cancer during their lifetime.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that 1 in every 4 deaths is from heart disease in the United States.  Authors and experts from around the world are included as John Robbins, Joel Fuhrman, 
    Daphne Miller, Charlotte Gerson, John McDougall, Philip McCluskey, and John Bagnulo. 

  • November 6, Thursday, 6:30 PM  Vegetarian Society of EASTERN Connecticut will meet at Jack Jackter Cafeteria.  Dr. Stephanie Bethune, ND, will speak on how to relieve your stress through healing touch.  Bring a vegetarian or vegan dish to share with a list of ingredients and serving utensils for your food/beverage.  Admission is $7 for adults.  
    For more information, email RecDirector@colchesterct.gov.  

  • November 15, Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM  New York Capitol Region VegFest brings together the health benefits of green sustainable living, environmental awareness, and compassion for animals and all beings.  Free ($5 donation is appreciated).  Many vendors and exhibitors will be there.  Speakers are: Neil  Hornish (environment) from 11 AM – noon, Will Potter (keynote) from 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, Bruce Freidrich (animals) from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM,  Milton Mills (health)  2:45 PM – 3:45 PM, and Black Metal Vegan Chef (cooking demo) from 4 PM – 5 PM.  The VegFest will be held at Polish Community Center,  225 Washington Avenue Extension,  Albany, NY.  For more information, see www.albanyvegan.org/VegFest2014/tabid/187/Default.aspx .

  • November 16, Sunday, 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck.  Anastasia Garkusha will be the featured presenter.  She will share her story of becoming a vegetarian, next transitioning to vegan, and then to eating raw foods.  Anastasia will also talk about how to travel for work or fun around the world while sticking to your values.  She will make one or two dishes from her raw vegan recipe book, The AnastasiaRaw Uncook Book.  Everyone is invited.  For the Potluck, bring a healthy vegan dish to share along with a list of its ingredients and your recipe.  Vegan food has no animal ingredients (zero  honey, dairy, eggs, meat, and fish).  Please bring your place setting (plate, cup, and utensils).  The Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT,  is the location for this event.   Donation of $8  is requested.  Children are free.  For more information or reservations,  telephone Harry at (860) 623-8082 or email Harry at veggyharry@aol.com.

  • December 7, Sunday, 3 PM  Attend Vegan Book Club at Windsor Public Library, Main Floor Meeting Room 1, 323 Broad Street, Windsor, CT.    For more information, email LouAnne at Wannym@comcast.net.

  • Jan 4-24, 2015  Amar Fuller is a Hippocrates Health Educator.  Amar is organizing a trip to Hippocrates Health Institute for Life in Florida for “Life Transformation Program.”  For more information, contact Amar Fuller at (413) 548-9841 or email amar.fuller@gmail.com.


        


Note: All events take place at 4:30pm at Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT (unless otherwise noted). Click here for directions or contact Harry at veggyharry@aol.com or (860) 623-8082. Please bring a dish to serve 6-8 containing no animal products (zero meat, fish, egg, dairy or honey).

Notices Of Interest

 

Friends Of Animals
 

Rescued Animals

 

Suggested Reading


Get Political For Animals And Win The Laws They Need by Julie E. Lewin, President of National Institute for Animal Advocacy

The China Study (Most Comprehensive Study Of Nutrition Ever Conducted) by T. Colin Campbell And Thomas Campbell

Healthy Eating  Healthy World by J. Morris Hicks With J. Stanfield Hicks


 

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