VSS eNewsletter 9 September 2006
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VSS eNewsletter 9 Sep 2006
A team of Singapore Poly students has agreed to revamp the VSS website as a final-year project. They plan to finish by early 2007. If you have ideas for how to improve the site, pls send them to info@....
There are now about 2400 insightful souls who receive the VSS free eNewsletter that you are now reading. Let’s see if we can push the number above 2500 soon. The eNewsletter is a great way to give ourselves a regular reminder about why and how to be veg and to influence others towards veg. Folks can sign up at http://www.vegetarian-society.org/revamp/html/index.php?module=Static_Docs&func=view&f=vssgrp.htm.
Ananda Marga Yoga Society’s Project Youth Club is putting on a vegetarian BBQ, followed by an entertaining movie (to be announced) and more on Sat, 9 Sep, beginning at 5pm at 21 Jalan Pokok Serunai, (near Bayshore). Fee: $10.00. Contact: Rohita @ 97692746 or Shukla @ 90600926. VSS will be participating. Youth (15-25 yrs old) are particularly welcome.
Here’s the details on a new veg outlet in Yishun.
Name of Outlet: Cai Gen Xiang Vegetarian Cuisine
Address: Blk 236 # 01-1000 Yishun Ring Road
Nearest MRT: Yishun
Buses: 800 or 801 from interchange
Days Open: Every day except Mon
Hours: 7am to 915pm
Special dishes: Western and oriental cuisine
Brown rice: No
Onion & Garlic: No
Phone number: 6758.8588
Do they deliver?: They cater parties and birthday dinners
On the evening of Sat, 30 Sep, in aid of the Acres Wildlife Rescue Centre, ACRES (www.acres.org.sg) will be holding a vegetarian barbeque, along with some fun activities and games. Tickets, at $20, may be purchased in advance or on the night. However, you will need to confirm your attendance by 27Sep. To purchase a ticket, please call Acres on 6581.2488 or send an email to charlene@.... All proceeds will go towards the establishment of the wildlife rescue centre.
Mag’s Bilingual Cooking Class at Kampung Senang near Aljunied MRT
If you are interested to learn how to cook delicious vegetarian dishes and pickup some nutritional tips to benefit your family, this may be the class for you. Here’s the lineup:
Fragrant Vegetarian Chicken Rice
Vegetarian Chicken Drumstick
Soup – simple yet delicious soup to go with the Chicken Rice
Stir-fried vegetables with Shitake Mushroom
Every participant will have a chance to make their own dishes.
Date: Sun, 17 Sep
Time: 2.30 to 5.30 pm
Fee: $45 per participant
Location: Holistic Lifestyle Centre, Blk 106, Aljunied Crescent , #01-205
The first piece, from a U.S. newspaper, is on veg teens. One interesting point made in the article is that going veg can help kids pay more attention to what they eat, thus, helping them to choose healthier diet options. The second article, a short piece from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, looks at the moral reasons behind younger kids’ choice to go veg.
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