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28 October 2001 Issue
Compassion For Animals Action Symposium

Presented By:
FEBRUARY 22-24, 2002
Join us in this beautiful Gainesville setting to gain a greater understanding of a compassionate lifestyle and the plight of all sentient beings. Raise your awareness and take it back to your community.

*Hear experts in Vegan Nutrition, Animal Ethics and Environmental Issues
*Participate in Panel Discussions
*Enjoy Great Vegan Meals, Morning Exercise Classes, Exhibit Hall
*Network with Like-Minded Individuals & Form Friendships that will last a Lifetime!

Don Barnes, Animal Protection Institute (former animal researcher)
Lorri Bauston, Farm Sanctuary (farmed animal activist)
George Eisman, Vegan Nutritionist, Author, "The Most Noble Diet"
Bruce Friedrich, PETA (vegetarian activism)
Jim Mason, Author, "An Unnatural Order" and co-author of "Animal Factories"
Ric O’Barry, World Society for the Protection of Animals, Author, "To Free a Dolphin"
Wayne Pacelle, HSUS (political activism for animals)
Myriam Parham, Florida Voices for Animals (vegan nutrition)
Heidi Prescott, Fund for Animals (hunting issues)
Carey Theil, Grey2K USA (greyhound advocacy)
Invited: Jeff Novick, Pritikin Longevity Center, Director of Nutrition
Steve Hindi, SHARK (animals in entertainment, hunting issues)

Questions? Contact Event Coordinator: Chas Chiodo @ 904-454-4341
[email protected]

Symposium Information

From the Friday reception to our Sunday departure the Action Symposium will engage your mind & restore your spirits. Come to this event to
learn from the past and begin to create a more peaceful world.

Symposium Schedule:
Friday, February 22: 3-10 pm registration, 7-10 pm reception. Register early so you can meet other attendees and enjoy music & refreshments.
Saturday, February 23: Lecture Series in the am, Lectures and Panel Discussions in the pm.
Sunday, February 24: Lecture Series in the am, Lectures and Panel Discussions in the pm.
Talk one on one with experts of the animal rights and vegetarian movements. Learn how to effectively organize outreach/community education programs and conduct classroom/community presentations. Increase your knowledge in animal ethics, human health and environmental issues.

Stay on-site to take advantage of the special $69/ night (available until Jan. 22) Sheraton Symposium room rate (up to 4 people/room). For reservations call the Sheraton, 2900 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 @ 352-377-4000. Call or Email Chas at 904-454-4341, [email protected] for off-site accommodations, including companion animal-friendly hotels/motels and camping options.

Symposium Meals will be Vegan. Individual meals can be purchased (see below). There are many vegan-friendly restaurants within 3 miles of the Sheraton. Carpools can be arranged.

How Do I Pay?
Only Checks & Money orders will be accepted.
Make payable to Vegetarian Events and mail to: PO Box 1057, Alachua, FL 32616

Number in Party:______ Name:______________________________________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________________________________
Phone # Day:____________________________________Eve:______________________


List additional names w/ phone numbers & addresses on separate sheet of paper.

Meals provided ONLY w/reservations postmarked by Feb 8!
Register early for best rates; space is limited.

Please reserve:
____ @$85 Full Symposium w/5 meals postmarked by Dec. 8 [email protected]$35 Full Symp. No Meals by Dec. 8
____ @$90 Full Symposium w/5 meals postmarked by Jan. 5 [email protected]$40 Full Symp. No Meals by Jan. 5
____ @$95 Full Symposium w/5 meals postmarked by Feb. 8 [email protected]$45 Full Symp. No Meals by Feb. 8
____ @$50 Full Symposium w/ NO meals after Feb. 8
____ @$25 Saturday Only (Meals Extra) ____Breakfast ____Lunch ____Dinner (rates below)
____ @$25 Sunday Only (Meals Extra) ____Breakfast ____Lunch (rates below)
____ @$65 Student w/ I.D. Full Symposium w/5 meals postmarked by Dec. 8
____ @$70 Student w/ I.D. Full Symposium w/5 meals postmarked by Jan. 5 [email protected]$15 Std. w/I.D. Full Symp No Meals by Jan. 5
____ @$75 Student w/ I.D. Full symposium w/5 meals postmarked by Feb. 8 [email protected]$20 Std. w/I.D. Full Symp. No Meals by Feb. 8
____ @$30 Student w/ I.D. Full Symposium w/ NO meals after Feb. 8
____ @$15 Student w/ I.D. Saturday Only (Meals Extra) ____Breakfast ____Lunch ____Dinner (rates below)
____ @$15 Student w/ I.D. Sunday Only (Meals Extra) ____Breakfast ____Lunch (rates below)

Individual Meals per day, Breakfast $8. Lunch $12. Saturday Dinner $14. Total______

Please Note: A limited number of discounts for volunteers are available. Call Vegetarian Events at: 904-454-4341

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