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  • Carolyn
    VSSJ BUSINESS MEETING, Friday January 28, 7pm, (Dinner: 6:30pm-optional), Whole Foods Market, 940 Rt 73, Marlton NJ. Store Phone: 856-797-1115. For more info:
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      VSSJ BUSINESS MEETING, Friday January 28, 7pm, (Dinner: 6:30pm-optional), Whole Foods Market, 940 Rt 73, Marlton NJ. Store Phone: 856-797-1115. For more info: carolyngithens@....

      CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION DINNER, Saturday February 5, 7pm, Green House Restaurant, 655 Haddon Ave, Collingswood NJ (Across from WaWa Food Market). Restaurant phone: 856-854-0896. Delicious Asian food and door prizes! View menu at www.655greenhouse.com. $22.50 members/$25.00 non-members. Includes soup, 2 appetizers, and 4 entrees family style, gratuity, and tax. Please RSVP via Paypal at www.vssj.com or call Janet at 856-596-3269 by Thursday February 3 to reserve this price. After Feb 3, the price will be $25 members/$28 non-members. Alternate payment: send a check to: VSSJ, PO Box 51, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054. Note: Checks must be received by February 3. After February 3, check if space is available and arrange for payment. Snow date: Saturday February 12.

      ANNUAL VEGETARIAN NEIGHBORS/VSSJ SOUP POTLUCK*, Sunday February 13, 5:30pm, Newfield Terrace Community Center, 126 New Jersey Ave, Newfield NJ. Soup cookbooks will be for sale. Snow date: Sunday February 20. RSVP: loismdinshah@....

      STAF's 9TH ANNUAL BUCKET AUCTION, Thursday, March 24, Doors Open: 6:30pm, Selection of Winners: 8pm. Washington Township High School, Hurffville-Crosskey s Rd, Sewell NJ, in the 9-10 Cafeteria. Admission: $10, payable at the door includes a sheet of prize tickets. Additional tickets may be purchased inside. Really great prizes, including Longaberger Baskets, spay/neuter certificates from local veterinarians, tickets to concerts and theaters, passes to museums and gardens, dog and cat gift baskets, books, gift certificates from restaurants and stores, t-shirts, bowling and skating parties, and so much more! (VSSJ and American Vegan Society donated gift baskets.) Also 50/50 contest and door prizes! All items are donated and all proceeds will directly benefit local animals. For information, contact mkoplow@... or call 856-853-1847.

      American Vegan Society Annual Meeting Garden Party, Sunday May 29, Noon, AVS HQ, 56 Dinshah Ln, Malaga NJ 08328. Ph: 856-694-2887, Fax: 856-694-2288. Speakers: Amie Hamlin, Executive Director of New York Coalition for Healthy School Food will speak on "Healthy School Foods: Success Stories from New York State" (www.healthylunches.org) and Jay Mankita, singer-songwriter, will perform, including songs from his CD "Eat Like A Rainbow" (www.jaymankita.com). Acoustic guitar music will be provided by Reid Alburger. Details TBA. Watch www.americanvegan.org.

      Vegetarian Society of South Jersey's 25th Anniversary Celebration, Sunday, September 18, 2-7pm, Collingswood Community Center, 30 Collings Ave, Collingswood NJ. Please join us for the festivities that include Vegan Food, Speakers, Music, Prizes, Vendors, Book Sale, and More! Keynote Speaker: Michael Greger, MD, Director of Public Health, Humane Society of the United States. More details to follow at www.vssj.com. To volunteer or for more info: janet@...


      *Potluck Guidelines:
      • Each individual in your party (except children under 12) brings a vegetarian** dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan*** dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food); recipe or list of ingredients; and your own plate, cup, and utensils (if possible-we will have extra). Beverages will be provided.
      • Contact Myrna at 1-877-www-vssj for additional info, directions, or to volunteer.
      • Check your e-mail on day of event for possibility of cancellation.
      • If you're not on our Yahoo e-mail list, please visit www.vssj.com to add your name.

      **Vegetarian = no meat, fish, or gelatin
      ***Vegan = no meat, fish, dairy, eggs, gelatin, or honey
    • Vegetarian-Society-of-South-Jersey-owner@yahoogroups.com
      VSSJ TABLING - Whole Foods Farmer’s Market Fridays, 10:30am-3pm Whole Foods Market, Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053. If you re interested in joining VSSJ s
      Message 35 of 35 , Today at 7:11 AM
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        VSSJ TABLING - Whole Foods Farmer’s Market

        Fridays, 10:30am-3pm

        Whole Foods Market, Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053.

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ TABLING - Millville Vegstock

        Saturday September 12, 11am-5pm

        Millville NJ 08332.

        movingvegan.com

        Vegstock seeks to immerse participants in a positive and engaging educational experience to inspire vegan living and provide tools to thrive as healthy, active, connected vegans.

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ FREE FILM SERIES

        Thursday September 17, 6:30-8:30pm

        Camden County Library - M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch, Meeting Room C

        203 Laurel Rd, Voorhees NJ 08043 | 856-772-6105

        Subject:  movie:  The Cove

        Presenter: Oxana Fedorova, Dolphin Project

        Summary: 2010 Academy Award Winner - Best Feature Documentary.

        Man is their biggest threat and their only hope ...

        Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

        This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite a friend!

        Vegetarian starter kits will be provided!

        To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ POTLUCK PICNIC

        Saturday September 19, 1 pm

        Historic Smithville Park, Eastampton, NJ 08060

        Pavilion 3, at the Smith's Woods area off East Railroad Ave

        Join VSSJ for a family-friendly potluck picnic at this Burlington County park, which is woodsy, has several miles of nice hiking trails, an adjacent playground, and historic buildings.  Children can participate in a scavenger hunt, and there will be games for the adults. We'll have a covered pavilion, so this event is rain or shine.

        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below.

        Members: $1, $3 family; non-members: $3, $8 family (to cover pavilion reservation fee).

        Be green: get $1 off ($3 family) if you bring reusable place settings!

        To RSVP, or for more info: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        American Vegan Society Moonglow Gala

        Sunday September 27, 4-8pm

        Eastlyn Golf Course, 4049 Italia Ave, Vineland, NJ 08361

        Featuring Harvest Vegan Cuisine, Hors d'Oeuvres Social, Gourmet Buffet, Dancing, Silent Auction, Music by BluHipp and Dr. Lou Giunta

        Early Reservations between 8/1 and 9/9: Adult: $75, Student/Low Income: $50, Supporter: $100

        After September 9, phone for seating availability 856-694-2887.

        More information at http://americanvegan.org.

        AVS, 56 Dinshah Ln, PO Box 369, Malaga NJ 08328


        VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES

        No lecture this month - hope to see you on October 26!


        OCTOBER

        VSSJ TABLING - The Country Living Fair at Batsto Village

        Sunday October 18, 10am-4pm

        Batsto, NJ

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ TABLING - Boscov's Friends Helping Friends

        Tuesday October 20

        Voorhees, NJ 08043

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES

        Monday October 26, 6:30pm

        Collingswood Public Library

        771 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108 | 856-858-0649 | http://collingswoodlib.org

        Subject: "Fall Into Health"

        Presenter: Jim Ronga, DC, chiropractic health care practitioner at the Haddonfield Chiropractic Center, and adjunct professor at Peirce College in Philadelphia and at Rowan University.

        Summary: Current ideas on exercise, dietary, lifestyle, and postural themes will be presented clearly, answering questions like: "What is the exact amount of exercise you need to do to live a longer life?"; "What are some of the specific benefits of fermented foods?"; and "What are some of the recent findings concerning alcohol consumption?"

        This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite a friend!

        Vegetarian starter kits will be provided!

        To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info:  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).



        For all VSSJ potlucks:

        Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a vegetarian* dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan** dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients. Because of past issues with people not having enough to eat, please bring at least as much as your family is going to eat.  VSSJ provides beverages, so please provide a food contribution. To promote recycling, VSSJ encourages you to bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings). Be green:  get $1 off ($3 family) if you bring reusable place settings! Due to safety issues, children under 12 must be under parental supervision at all times. Please make sure to check in when you arrive.

        *   Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.

        **  Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

        Not sure what to bring? Easy options include:  garden salad, fruit salad, hummus with chips or crudités. For a list of recipe sites, visit http://recipes.njveg.com. Write us at thevssj@... for more suggestions.




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