Michigan Federation of Humane Societies and Animal
Present Conference 2002
Grassroots - You Can Make A Difference!
Saturday, September 28
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The board members of the MFHSAA are very excited about our 2002
conference, and want all interested animal rights advocates to be able
to attend, so we've tried to make the rates as reasonable as possible.
The following are suggested rates that we have determined would help
cover our costs. If you cannot afford the conference rates, please call
me and we can make arrangements. If you can afford more, please know
that we are a non-profit organization comprised of volunteers, and
welcome donations. Your donations and support enable us to continue our
Thank you. Cody Winchester, Conference Coordinator
Please complete and mail by September 19, 2002.
City St. Zip:________________________________
_____$30 for Saturday's session.
_____$15 for students or those of modest income.
_____I am unable to attend, but enclosed is my donation of $_______
~~~Special Offer: Bring someone who has never attended a
MFHSAA conference (or is an absentee attendee) and they get in for
P.O. Box 641
Charlotte, MI 48813
Weber's Inn, located at I-94 and Jackson Rd.-Exit # 172, has offered
accommodations for $89 per room (plus tax). Rooms are being held until
September 6. Phone 800-443-3050.
Mention that we are group #5055 when making your reservation.
8:00 am: Set-up
Pre-registration. If your organization would like to set up an
information table or sell pro-animal items as a fund raiser, please
contact Cody @ 734-426-1680.
8:30 to 9:00: Registration
Sign in. Drink coffee. Buy raffle tickets. Talk with others. Visit
9:00: Welcome and Intros
Greetings. A look back at the past year. Introduction of Federation
9:15 to 10:00: Wayne Pacelle
Wayne is currently Senior Vice-President, Communications and Government
Affairs for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). He has been
a great support for Michigan activists in many areas of animal rights
for more than ten years. Today he will talk about animals in politics.
10:00 to 10:15: Break
10:15 to 11:00: Robert Cohen
Known to many as the 'Not Milk Man,' Robert provides a wealth of
information about the dairy industry, promoting veganism world-wide
through his website www.notmilk.com . He has educated people from all
walks of life and continues to be a great source of information for
seasoned activists and novices alike.
11:00 to 11:15: Break
11:15 to 12:00: Sara Lippincott
Sara comes to us from one of this year's conference sponsors, Petfinder.
She will give their presentation Let Us Help You Remove Barriers to
Adoption. 'Saving just one pet won't change the world...but, surely, the
world will change for that one pet.'
12.00 to 1:00: Vegan Lunch
Raffle winners drawn, Humanitarian of the Year Award presented.
1:00 to 1:15: Local Events and Announcements
1:15 to 2:00: Kim Stallwood
Since 1993 Kim has been the Editor in Chief of The Animals' Agenda and
Executive Director of its not-for-profit publisher, the Animal Rights
Network Inc. He was the first Executive Director of People for the
Ethical Treatment of Animals from 1987 to 1992. He became a vegetarian
in 1974 after working in a chicken processing plant, and has followed a
vegan lifestyle since 1976.
2:00 to 2:15: Break
2:15 to 2:30: Carol Moulton
Carol is from our other conference sponsor, PETsMART Charities, and has
a few thoughts to share.
2:30 to 3:15: Scott Harris
"Making the Sale." Synergizing the Animal Rights message with fifteen
years of insurance sales experience, Scott has learned a few "tricks of
the trade" in getting peoples' attention and selling our "product."
This year's conference has been generously sponsored, in part, by
PETsMART and Petfinder. We could not provide such a wonderful conference
for Michigan activists without this support, and the efforts of our
guest speakers. Our heartfelt thanks.
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