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Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc.
38 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572 USA -  845-876-2626
Vegetarian - Vegan - Animal Rights - Health - Nutrition - Environment

The mission of the Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc. is to promote the vegetarian ethic in the Mid-Hudson (New York) region, educate the community and aid anyone in the pursuit of a totally vegetarian (vegan) cruelty-free and healthful lifestyle.

Newsletters

Winter 2002-2003 Edition

COLUMBIA-GREENE CHAPTER CORNER
By Joan Zacharias

Welcome to the following new members:

Abby Lappen
Ben Borkovitz
Claire Oravec
Claudette M. Webster
Gail Sample
Janet Nightingale
Jill Eline
John Tremblay
Kristin Madigan
Lutricia Franklin
Martin Baumgold
Patricia F. DaSilva
Paul Glavin
Randy Morini
Richard De Andrea
Sam Pratt

Members of the MHVS Columbia-Greene Chapter receive Veg News -- the nation's only vegetarian newspaper -- every quarter, and get discounts at many MHVS events. Join your local vegetarian society today! Call (518) 392-VEGI for a membership application or more info.

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"VEG-OUT" THIS NEW YEAR'S EVE

Join us on Tuesday, December 31, from 4-7 PM for our 2nd Annual New Year's Eve VegOut at the beautiful riverfront home of Nancy Gordon and Paul Swedenburg in Livingston, NY. Bring a festive, warming dish or dessert to share containing no meat, fish, dairy, eggs or honey. Soy nog, juice, wine and beer will be provided. No charge with dish; $12 without a dish. Call (518) 392-VEGI (8344) for reservations, directions or information.


COOKING CLASSES * COOKING CLASSES * COOKING CLASSES

Jan. 10-12: Creative Cooking -- Can cooking be a form of meditation? Spend a weekend with Lioba Logan at Pumpkin Hollow Farm in Craryville, NY, learning new ways to prepare grains and vegetables, emphasizing harmony with the seasons and a meditative approach. Open to beginners as well as experienced cooks. $170 for room, board and program (or $115 for commuters). Call 877-325-3583 toll-free for more info, or visit www.pumpkinhollow.org .

Monday nights, starting this month: Nancy Trefethen, veg chef extraordinaire and proprietor of The Phoenix vegetarian juice bar and café in Chatham, NY, is organizing whole foods cooking and natural living classes. Call (518) 392-9639 for more information.


SEVENTH GRADERS FORM ANIMAL ADVOCACY GROUP IN CHATHAM

Activists For Animal Welfare (AFAW), a new organization founded by students at Chatham Middle School, seeks to "improve living conditions of animals and donate to local causes." So far they have written articles about animal issues for the school paper and are now working on acquiring software to

give science students an alternative to live dissection. Plans are to hold a vegetarian cook-off to raise funds. For more information or to make a donation, call (518) 392-6671.

We look forward to hearing from you

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