Animal Writes
14 March 1999 Issue
American Vegan Society 39th Annual Convention Simply, A Better Life

July 28 - August 1, 1999
Boulder, Colorado

~ Meet vegetarians, vegans, and other health, ethics, and ecology-minded
friends from all across the North American continent!!

~ Come and share the wisdom and experience of leaders, professionals,
and educators, in a stellar program of classes, lectures, panels, daily
cooking demos, etc.

~ Enjoy recreation or relaxation, with music and entertainment, in the
beautiful setting of a meeting complex arranged around a green mall
area of this noted campus in one of the continent's most attractive vacation

The AVS Convention's educational program will include a distinguished list
of speakers, educators, and resource people, including Howard Lyman,
former cattle rancher, now vegan, author of Mad Cowboy; Victoria Moran,
author, Love Yourself Thin; Compassion, the Ultimate Ethic; and Creating
a Charmed Life; Jim and Dorothy Oswald, founders, Institute for Plant-
Based Nutrition; Gail Davis, author, So, Now What Do I Eat?; Freya
Dinshah, AVS 1st Vice-President, author, The Vegan Kitchen; Feeding
Vegan Babies; H. Jay Dinshah, AVS President, author, Out of the Jungle;
Gandhian Truth, Force and Non-violent Persuasion.

A multitude of related topics will be covered, such as:

~ Beginning Vegetarianism/Veganism
~ Ethical living
~ Non-violence in Daily Life
~ Non-animal Product/Ingredient Info
~ Running a Local Group
~ Eating Away From Home
~ Animal and Environmental Issues
~ Healthier School Lunches
~ Vegan Parenting
~ Vegetarianism in Religions
~ Cooking Classes
~ Questions/Answers

..... and many more!

The delicious meals will all be 100% vegan, prepared under the personal
direction of Chef Ron Pickarski, International Culinary Olympics gold medal
winner. The menus highlight a wide variety of tasty total-vegetarian cuisine.

Campus housing; double rooms. Singles may have double room to them-
selves for additional cost, or request AVS to assign a roommate to qualify for
the double-occupancy rate. Ample bathrooms are located on each floor.
The rooms this year are available only for the full 4-night stay, not on a daily
basis. If you plan to come for less than full-time or stay in the area before or
after the Convention, please contact AVS for local hotel info.

The attractive meeting and dining areas are air-conditioned, and conveniently
situated in the same are with the Convention's campus housing. The campus
makes available various athletic equipment/facilities, such as a swimming pool,
on a pay-per-use basis. Child-care space provided and equipped;
cooperative staffing by parents and volunteers.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn the latest in ethical, healthful,
environmentally friendly, non-animal eating and living amid attractive, enjoy-
able surroundings.

Simply, A Better Life!

For more information and/or registration form, please contact:

American Vegan Society
56 Dinshah Lane
PO Box H
Malaga, New Jersey 08328

Phone: 609-694-2887
Fax: 609-694-2288

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