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VSS eNewsletter 17 July 2008

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  • George Jacobs
    VSS eNewsletter, 17 July 2008 VSS News Approaching 4000 Subscribers to This E-Newsletter Bridging Hearts
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 17, 2008

      VSS eNewsletter, 17 July 2008


      VSS News

      Approaching 4000 Subscribers to This E-Newsletter

      Bridging Hearts – Harmony in Nature: Carnival in Pasir Ris – Sat, 19 Jul

      Rock Party for the Environment near Dhoby Ghaut – Sat, 19 Jul


      Other News

      Courage Despite Cancer – Sat, 26 July

      More Astounding Feats by Veg Athletes

      Possible Future

      Workshops from Wholesome Living


      VSS News

      Approaching 4000 Subscribers to This E-Newsletter

      At recent VSS events, such as the just concluded two-week exhibition at Jurong West Community Library and this week's exhibition at RJC, hundreds more people have signed up for the free VSS e-newsletter that you are reading now. As a result, we are approaching 4000 subscribers.


      Why not sign up a friend or ask a friend to sign themself up and push us over the 4000 mark: http://www.vegetarian-society.org/?q=node/700


      Bridging Hearts – Harmony in Nature: Carnival in Pasir Ris – Sat, 19 July

      VSS will have a booth at the Interpretive Centre at Pasir Ris Park on Sat, 19 July, 1pm-9pm. The event is called Bridging Hearts – Harmony in Nature. It will be a carnival to celebrate racial harmony and to encourage harmony with nature:



      Rock Party for the Environment near Dhoby Ghaut – Sat, 19 Jul

      The Environmental Challenge Organisation ( Singapore ), also known as ECO Singapore, together with a few other young environmental enthusiasts from Halide Pictures and Rockstar Collective, is organising a free local talent filled rock concert to raise awareness on how to live a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle. Along with the concert, a flea market will see various NGOs, such as VSS, ACRES and SPCA set up booths to educate the public on green and animal welfare issues.

      Event Name: RSC Block Party: ECO Solutions Festival
      Date: 19 Jul
      Time: 11am to 11pm

      Place: Old School, Mt Sophia Road , walking distance from Dhoby Ghaut MRT
      Dress Code: Whatever you want!
      http://www.rscblockparty.com (includes map)


      For those who would like to help spread the word about veg at this event by volunteering, please contact lauwenjin@...


      Other News

      Courage Despite Cancer – Sat, 26 July

      Meat-eating is linked to several types of cancers, and plant foods are linked to cancer-preventing nutrients. Shan You Counselling Centre is sponsoring a seminar on cancer, featuring a medical practitioner, a psychologist and a dietician. We understand that the dietician, the only one of the three who will be speaking about food, advocates eating more fruit and veg and less saturated fat. She is not pro-veg or anti-veg.


      The seminar will be held, Sat, 26 Jul, 2.30-6pm at Toa Payoh Central Community Club, 93 Toa Payoh Central, 3rd floor theatrette. Price is $12. Details: http://www.shanyou.org.sg, shanyou@..., 6741.9293.


      The first 10 paid VSS members receive complimentary tickets. To qualify, you must register by emailing the info below to shanyou@...


      1.      Name:

      2.      NRIC:

      3.      Gender:

      4.      Contact Number (H/P):

      5.      Contact Number (Home):

      6.      Address:

      7.      Email Address:

      8.      Race:

      9.      Religion:


      More Astounding Feats by Veg Athletes

      Here's the story of another plant-fuelled athlete. This one dashes up the stairs of tall buildings:



      Possible Future

      Here is one view from a vegetarian activist organisation, Vegan Outreach, of the world our efforts are helping to bring about:



      Workshops from Wholesome Living

      Our friends at Wholesome Living, Blk416 Pandan Gardens #01-130 S. 600416, are offering the following workshops:

      1. Wholesome Bakery (with & without oven!)

      Date: 6 & 13 Aug, Wed

      Time: 7-10pm

      2. Silken Tofu Making & Okra Cooking

      Date: 17 & 24 Aug, Sun

      Time: 3-6pm

      3. Healthy Cooking - Elementary 1

      Date: 27 Jul, Sun

      Time: 3-6pm

      4. Homemade Spreads 1 - Fruits

      Date: 1 Aug, Fri

      Time: 7-9pm

      5. Homemade Spreads 2 - Nuts & Seeds

      Date: 31 Aug, Sun

      Time: 3-5pm

      Sign-up in advance to enjoy early bird discount!

      Details at www.wholesomeliving-sg.com or write to info@...

      or call 6560.1337.

      Vegan Cakes for VSS members. Order a cake above $60 and enjoy 10% discount from regular price! Excluding monthly promotion items. Details at http://www.wholesomeliving-sg.com/productCAKES.html


      Click here for a large list of vegetarian eateries


      Click here to notify us of new places


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