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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:
    Message 1 of 43 , Jan 22, 2011
      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
      Visit our 30th Anniversary Celebration blog at vssj.com/30th for the latest info on this exciting event! A limited number of tickets are available - make your
      Message 43 of 43 , Nov 3, 2016
        Visit our 30th Anniversary Celebration blog at vssj.com/30th for the latest info on this exciting event!  A limited number of tickets are available - make your reservation now at vssj30th.brownpapertickets.org


        As always, you can reach VSSJ at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) to RSVP, volunteer, or if you have questions.


        VSSJ DINNER at b.good

        Friday November 4, 7pm
        Centerton Square, 26 Centerton Rd, Mt Laurel NJ 08054, bgood.com/mt-laurel
        Join VSSJ for a trip to this veg-friendly restaurant.
        Please review our restaurant trip guidelines.
        RSVP (required):  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        VSSJ TABLING - Sustainable Cherry Hill Food Day

        Sunday November 6, noon-2:30pm
        Cherry Hill High School East, 1750 Kresson Rd, Cherry Hill NJ 08003
        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        CJVG LUNCH, DESSERT, and WALK

        Sunday November 13, noon
        Frenchtown, NJ 08825
        Join the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG) for a trip to Frenchtown with 3 stops!
        Lunch at Pulp Cafe, 2 Race St, pulp.cafe, Noon.  Pulp is vegetarian with vegan options. Local, organic and gluten-free. Dessert at Lovin Oven, 62A Trenton Ave (Route 29), about 1:30pm, lovinovenfrenchtown.com.  Lovin Oven is vegetarian-friendly with vegan dessert options. Optional walk on the D&R Canal Towpath, about 2pmCJVG is part of VSNJ.
        Please review our restaurant trip guidelines.
        RSVP (required) by November 11:  thecjvg@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        Fall Celebration Dinner - hosted by the American Vegan Society

        Monday November 14 & Tuesday November 15, 6:30pm
        The American Vegan Society (AVS) will host this dinner at Carême’s, Academy of Culinary Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike (Rt. 322), Mays Landing NJ 08330, http://www.atlantic.edu   (Carême's is by the on-campus bus stop, in Bldg M.)
        Under the direction of their chef educator, culinary students will prepare and present an internationally-inspired 5-course gourmet dinner.  Kitchen tours at 5:45pm.  Come early to view book table.  Menu available at americanvegan.com   Adult: $34, Student/Low Income: $24, Supporter: $50.  Reserve by November 7.  Thereafter call for seating availability.  Prices include a gratuity to assist students with their ACCC culinary education.  AVS welcomes donations for its educational programs, including books for culinary students of the evening.  AVS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  Donations are tax-deductible.
        American Vegan Society | PO Box 369, Malaga NJ 08328 | Phone: 856-694-2887 | Fax 856-694-2288 | http://americanvegan.org 

        VSSJ 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
        Three Decades of Education, Support, Social Activities

        Saturday November 19, 10am-5pm
        Medford Leas, One Medford Leas Way, Medford, NJ 08055

        Please join us for festivities that include:

        • 100% Plant-Based (Vegan) Luncheon (included with admission!):  Catered by Medford Leas
        • Keynote Speaker:  Victoria Moran, Author; Director, Main Street Vegan Academy; Host, Main Street Vegan Podcast; http://mainstreetvegan.net/.  Subject:  The Look-Great, Feel-Amazing, Change-the-World Lifestyle
        • Featured Speaker:  Lee Hall, LLM, Author; Masters in environmental law with a focus on climate change; teacher at Widener University - Delaware Law.  Subject:  Heat & Serve?  The Impact of a Typical Grocery List on Global Greenhouse Emissions.
        • Featured Speaker:  Janine Motta, Programs Director, Animal Protection League of NJ (aplnj.org).  Subject:  But can they suffer?  The case for extending our circle of compassion to animals.
        • Featured Speaker & Cooking Demonstration:  Patrecia Schwailik - Nutrition Consultant.  Subject:  Practical information for those in transition to a plant-based diet.
        • Cooking Demonstration:  Christine Scalfo, HHC, AADP - Personal Chef, Diet Coach
        • Cooking Demonstration:  Christina Martin - Professional Chef
        • Panel:  Moderated by Dr. Janet Erickson, VSSJ founder & president.  Panelists:  Heather Kristian, VSSJ secretary; Freya Dinshah, president, American Vegan Society (AVS); Eric Nyman, owner, Wildflower Earthly Vegan Fare restaurant; Dr. Horatio (Raysh) Daub, MD
        • Music:  Lou Giunta, Ph.D., CHt. - Jazz, Standards, and Pop Music
        • Master of Ceremonies:  Barata El
        • VSSJ Presentation
        • Morning Tea & Coffee
        • Afternoon Snack
        • Silent Auction
        • Vendors
        • Book Sale
        • Book Signing by Authors
        • Gift for Everyone!
        • Mingling

        Registration starts at 10am, programs begin at 10:30am.
        Seating is limited.  Please note:  this event is adults only.
        $35 for VSSJ members and Medford Leas residents, $45 for non-members.
        Register here by November 12.
        (or call Brown Paper Tickets, 800-838-3006, available 24x7)
        Late registration after 11/12, space permitting:  $45 for VSSJ members and Medford Leas residents, $55 for non-members.  Please contact us at vssj30th@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        View event details            View event blog          View event flyer
        View the Pathways to Learning at Medford Leas Guide—Fall 2016

        VENDORS:  a limited number of table spaces are available.  Please contact us at vssj30th@... for information.


        VSSJ DINNER at the Rowan College at Burlington County Culinary Arts Center

        Thursday December 8, 6:45pm
        Vaulted Cuisine, 1 High St, Mt Holly NJ 08060
        Join VSSJ for a special 5-course vegan dinner, prepared by RCBCCAC students!
        We've had very enjoyable meals there the last 3 semesters, and are continuing our new tradition this semester!

        Menu (all vegan) coming soon

        Space is limited, so reserve your seat now!  Pre-payment is required.
        Register by November 25. 
        After 11/25, please contact VSSJ to see if space is still available.
        VSSJ members:  $27; Non-members:  $30.  Please register here. 
        For more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        VSSJ HOLIDAY POTLUCK DINNER and VEGAN BAKE SALE

        Sunday December 11, 1:30pm
        Moorestown Community House (thecommunityhouse.com)
        16 E Main St, Moorestown NJ 08057
        Join VSSJ for our annual holiday celebration, complete with a vegan bake sale!
        Please note:  space is limited, so an RSVP is required
        Bake sale proceeds to benefit TBD.
        All are welcome for the bake sale.
        Contributions for the bake sale are welcome!  Please note that a bake sale contribution is in addition to your potluck contribution.
        Please bring a non-dessert contribution for this potluck.
        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines.
        VSSJ members:  $3 ($8 family); Non-members:  $6 ($15 family) (to cover hall rental).
        Be green:  get $1 off ($3 family) if you bring reusable place settings!
        VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for setup and cleanup.
        To volunteer, RSVP (required), or for more info:  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        Events from other organizations:

        Taste of Millville - co-hosted by the American Vegan Society and Wildflower Vegan Cafe

        month of November
        Due to the success of VegStock festival, some restaurants are adding vegan options for November.  One ticket buys you 9 samples at 8 different restaurants.  You can truly eat your way up and down High Street.  Do it in a day, or come back often during the month.  You may also decide to purchase whole meals at some of the participating restaurants.
        Purchase your ticket and see all the photos/descriptions at americanvegan.org/TasteMillville.htm


        Faith, Vegetarian Food and Fun Ministry - Meatless Pot Luck
        November 10, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Place: St Paul’s Parish Center, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton
        The Challenges of Changing to a Vegan Diet - Andy Romanelli, Special Education Teacher shares his story of how he changed his diet and why he chose Vegan.
        Bring a meatless, dairy free, egg free and fish free dish for 2-3 people
        RSVP: Faith, Vegetarian Food and Fun Ministry:  Mary Ann Cavallaro  maryann3@...

        Fall Celebration Dinner - hosted by the American Vegan Society

        Monday November 14 & Tuesday November 15, 6:30pm
        The American Vegan Society (AVS) will host this dinner at Carême’s, Academy of Culinary Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike (Rt. 322), Mays Landing NJ 08330, http://www.atlantic.edu   (Carême's is by the on-campus bus stop, in Bldg M.)
        Under the direction of their chef educator, culinary students will prepare and present an internationally-inspired 5-course gourmet dinner.  Kitchen tours at 5:45pm.  Come early to view book table.  Menu available at americanvegan.com   Adult: $34, Student/Low Income: $24, Supporter: $50.  Reserve by November 7.  Thereafter call for seating availability.  Prices include a gratuity to assist students with their ACCC culinary education.  AVS welcomes donations for its educational programs, including books for culinary students of the evening.  AVS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  Donations are tax-deductible.
        American Vegan Society | PO Box 369, Malaga NJ 08328 | Phone: 856-694-2887 | Fax 856-694-2288 | http://americanvegan.org


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