MHVS Members Get Around
Peter Muller, Andy Glick, Melanie Carpenter, and Roberta
Schiff attended "Animal Rights 2003" this June in Washington D.C.
the following people in Johnstown PA for Vegetarian Summerfest:
Rae Schlecht, Zinnia Konvisor, Carol and Arthur Barel, Melanie
Carpenter, George Davis, Roberta Schiff and Frank and Mary Hoffman. Rae
and Zinna are on the Board of North American Vegetarian Society, the
sponsoring organization, and worked hard as volunteers during the
For the second year, Frank and Mary Hoffman gave a Sunday
Morning Memorial Service for Animals at Summerfest that was both
beautiful and moving.
All of us who attended the conferences gained knowledge from
the many and varied sessions that were offered, and renewed our
commitment to living and sharing the vegetarian ethic. We will give you the
dates for the 2004 conferences as soon as they are available. Think
MHVS also had information tables at the following conferences
or health fairs: Rhinebeck Farmers' Market (Aug. 24 and Sept. 21);
Benedictine Hospital Conference on Integrative Medicine at Ulster County
Community College (Sept. 13); Marist College Health Fair, (Sept. 19);
and Rhinebeck Health Foods 25 Anniversary (Sept. 20). Thanks to
Zinnia, Melanie, and Rae for volunteering.
We need help in Poughkeepsie at two different events on Oct 25
and 26th. Call the office. These outreach events are an excellent way to
connect with the community.