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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 OCTOBER 19, 2014

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

October 19, Sunday 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck with Nik Shukla as the featured presenter.  We are fortunate to have Nik who is a Boston Area Public Health Advocate and Founding President of OptimalHealthLeadership.Org.  This organization seeks (1) to champion and unite the best MDs and Public Health Advocates to end confusion on the optimal human diet and lifestyle, (2) prevent  global environmental disasters at every level by championing the optimal human diet, and (3) propose “Loving Utilitarianism” as an optimal ethical philosophy.  Nik is also an Artist and Co-Founder of GreatestGoodMusic.Org creating beautiful music videos with significant proceeds going to support public health, environmental, and animal causes.  Nik has taken Graduate Coursework from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  He has been studying for 5 years on how to prevent and reverse the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and cancer.  Nik is currently getting Certified in Whole-Foods Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell.  He is a Nationally Top-Rated Public Speaker and will be giving a Passionate Multimedia Presentation about his dreams and plans for OptimalHealthLeadership.Org and GreatestGoodMusic.Org.  Everyone is invited to ask questions about their personal health as well as his fascinating work in these two organizations.  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  
 

  • October 19, Sunday 4:30 PM  Northern Connecticut Vegetarians will have their Potluck with Nik Shukla as the featured presenter.  We are fortunate to have Nik who is a Boston Area Public Health Advocate and Founding President of OptimalHealthLeadership.Org.  This organization seeks (1) to champion and unite the best MDs and Public Health Advocates to end confusion on the optimal human diet and lifestyle, (2) prevent  global environmental disasters at every level by championing the optimal human diet, and (3) propose “Loving Utilitarianism” as an optimal ethical philosophy.  Nik is also an Artist and Co-Founder of GreatestGoodMusic.Org creating beautiful music videos with significant proceeds going to support public health, environmental, and animal causes.  Nik has taken Graduate Coursework from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  He has been studying for 5 years on how to prevent and reverse the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and cancer.  Nik is currently getting Certified in Whole-Foods Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell.  He is a Nationally Top-Rated Public Speaker and will be giving a Passionate Multimedia Presentation about his dreams and plans for OptimalHealthLeadership.Org and GreatestGoodMusic.Org.  Everyone is invited to ask questions about their personal health as well as his fascinating work in these two organizations.  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 .

  • October 25-26, Saturday 11 AM - 6 PM And Sunday  10 AM - 4:30 PM  Boston  Vegetarian Food Festival brings together an amazing array of vegetarian natural food providers, top national speakers and chefs, and educational exhibitors in a fun and welcoming environment.  Talk directly to food producers, learn the newest items in the marketplace, taste free food samples, shop at show special discounts, or simply learn what vegetarian foods are available and where you can find them!  This FREE Festival with free admission, free speaker presentations,  and free parking is held at Reggie Lewis Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont Street, Boston, MA.  For more information, see www.bostonveg.org/foodfest/ .

  • 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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