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    VSS eNewsletter 19 June 2005 www.vegetarian-society.org In this issue A Race For Life Social Dinner The Basics of Organic Foods and A Healthy Diet New
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      VSS eNewsletter 19 June 2005

      www.vegetarian-society.org

       

      In this issue

       

      "A Race For Life" Social Dinner

      The Basics of Organic Foods and A Healthy Diet
      New Vegetarian Outlets
      New Video Evidence about What We Do to Chickens

      Kampung Senang Charity Night

      But, It’s in Philadelphia

      Radio Interview with Former Bush Speechwriter

      The V Stands for Vegetarian for American Idol Winner

       

       

       

      "A Race For Life" Social Dinner

      One of the fun events during Singapore Meatout Week, 23-31 July, will be the VSS Social Dinner to be held on Saturday evening, 6.30pm-9.30pm, at YogiHub, 16 Madras Street, in Little India.

      Ticket Price: $30 for non-VSS members; $27 for non-members with early bird discount; $25 for members, $22 for members with early bird discount.

      Sales of tickets @ both YogiHub Branches: 16, Madras Street, Tel: 6298.8198 and 1, Boon Tat Street, #01-01, Tel: 6220.4344.

      Tickets available: 18 June - 3 July (Early Bird Discount), 4 July - 23 July.

      Special note: no pre-registration via VSS. Admission to dinner strictly by ticket only. Do not send cheques to VSS; sale of ticket ONLY via YogiHub.


      Dress code: Smart casual

       

      The Basics of Organic Foods and A Healthy Diet

      Ever get confused by the quality, price, nutrition and classifications of organic

      foods? There are different interpretations on how to eat your way to a modern healthy living. However, do you know where and how to get started? Or, have you been experimenting for a long time and yet haven't gotten the hang of a healthy diet?

       

      In the upcoming wellness seminar (to be conducted in Mandarin) on 24 June 2005 (Friday), 8.00 - 9.30pm, it's a pleasure to have Mr Wang from Taiwan, to discuss these two topics in detail.

       

      Mr Wang is the proprietor of "Chyuan Shiang Energy Living", and also a qualified Quantum Medicine Consultant. Mr Wang has been, for many years, giving health talks in Taiwan and Southeast Asia. It's rare to be able to invite Mr Wang over, so please do not miss the opportunity to hear him speak!

       

      Also, Mr Wang will be demonstrating some simple Qi Gong in the first 10min of the talk. You are reminded to be punctual. :)

       

      Admission is free, but Pre-registration via Buona Vista CC is required:

      Buona Vista Community Club

      399, HOLLAND DRIVE, Singapore 278939. Tel. 67785163, 67774169

       

       

      New Vegetarian Outlets
      1) Nature Vegetarian Delights

      a) Apt.Blk. 112  Bukit Purmei Rd, #01-201   tel: 6274.7505

      b) Apt.Blk. 356, Hougang Ave 7 #01-803     tel: 6481.7895

      email: veg_delights@...

       

      2) Tian De vegetarian Food

      21 Hougang St 51. #01-48

      Hougang Green Shopping Mall

      HP: 9199.8393

       

      3) Apt.Blk. 422, AMK Ave 3, coffee shop

       

      4) Apt.Blk. 162, AMK Ave 4 hawker center, 3 stalls 

       

       

      New Video Evidence about What We Do to Chickens
      It’s very unpleasant to watch, but the following site presents new evidence for why we should stop eating chickens and our other fellow animals: www.torturedbytyson.com. Tyson is the name of one of the world’s largest suppliers of chicken flesh.

       

       

      Kampung Senang Charity Night

      Kampung Senang promotes vegetarianism in many ways: http://www.kg-senang.org.sg. These fine folks are sponsoring Shanghai Yue Opera Charity Nights, 24-25 June at Victoria Theatre. To book tickets: 9368.6565, 6544.0106, 6785.2568.

       

       

      But, It’s in Philadelphia
      A reader informs us of a “Singapore Kosher Vegetarian Restaurant” in Chinatown in Philadelphia, USA: http://www.vegetarian-restaurants.net/usa/PennPhilly.htm. Chosen as one of the best veg restaurants in that city by the Zagat Survey.

       

       

      Radio Interview with Former Bush Speechwriter

      Matthew Scully, former deputy director of presidential speechwriting for President George W. Bush, former literary editor of The National Review and author of "Dominion: The Power of Man, The Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy" is interviewed on the radio at:

      http://www.theconnection.org/shows/2005/06/20050607_b_main.asp. Scully (http://www.matthewscully.com) is an articulate opponent of factory farming, although he does not seem to openly advocate vegetarianism.

       

       

      The V Stands for Vegetarian for American Idol Winner

      Apparently, Carrie Underwood, the 2005 American Idol, is a vegetarian: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7750944.

       

       

      Disclaimer: The information provided in this Newsletter is solely for the consideration of the subscribers, and does not constitute an endorsement by VSS.

       

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