NYC vegetarian street-outreach advocate speaks at Wisconsin's Lawrence U.
Contact: Rick Peterson, Manager of News Services, 920-832-6590
For Immediate Release
May 8, 2006
Vegetarian Advocate Speaks at Lawrence University
APPLETON, WIS. - Pamela Rice, founder and president of the New York
City-based VivaVegie Society, discusses reasons for adopting a
meatless diet in an address at Lawrence University.
Rice presents "101 Reasons I'm a Vegetarian" Saturday, May 13 at 4
p.m. in Science Hall, Room 202. The event is free and open to the
The address is based on Rice's 2005 book of the same name, in which
she details arguments against eating meat from a variety of human
health, animal welfare, economic and environmental perspectives. The
topics she covers range from animal conditions on factory farms to
high incidences of colon cancer and other diseases.
Rice's book is an expanded version of a self-published pamphlet she
began producing and distributing on New York City streets in 1991.
The pamphlet has been updated six times since its first printing,
with estimates of nearly 200,000 copies in circulation. In addition
to directing the VivaVegie Society, Rice is the editor of the
organization's newsletter, The VivaVine, and oversees the Vegetarian
Center, a first-of its-kind clearinghouse for information on the
Rice's appearance is sponsored by the LU Vegetarians and Vegans, a
student organization that promotes campus awareness and understanding
of the vegetarian/vegan lifestyle for moral, environmental, ethical
and health reasons.
USA: Pamela Rice to address Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis.,
Sat., May 13, 2006
4:00pm, Saturday, May 13, 2006
Pamela Rice, author of "101 Reasons Why I'm Vegetarian" and
founder/president of the VivaVegie Society of New York will give a
presentation based on her book
Location: Science Hall 202
Sponsor: Lawrence University Vegetarians and Vegans
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