Living Thanksgiving 2011

Thursday, November 24, 2011
Methodist Church Of Lenox
6 Holmes Road
Lenox, MA 01240

The program will feature Kathy Stevens, Founder and Director of the Catskill Animal Sanctuary -

All seats MUST have a reservation (space is limited), and must contact Melissa Campbell at: 413-684-0176 or [email protected].

This event is expected to sell out. Please reserve early.

There will be a fee of $6.00 for adults, and $3.00 for kids 3-12.

Each person is asked to bring a dish that will serve 10 and have it clearly marked vegan or vegetarian. You are most encouraged to bring a vegan dish (free of all animal products). Please attach a recipe card with ingredients. Also bring your own place setting and utensils. Coffee and hot/cold water will be provided.

After the dinner… there will be a voluntary share time for people to read a poem, tell a short story, or tell why they are thankful. Then, be prepared for a Kathy Stevens, always a dynamic Presenter.

Kathy Stevens Kathy Stevens, Founder and Director of The Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), spent her childhood on a Virginia horse farm. Kathy moved to Boston for graduate school, and after a decade of teaching high school English, she was asked to head a charter school. Instead, one year later, she opened Catskill Animal Sanctuary, one of the country's leading havens for farm animals and a center for raising public awareness of their sentience and their suffering. She is the author of two critically and popularly-acclaimed books, Where the Blind Horse Sings and Animal Camp, a regular blogger on farm animal issues for the Huffington Post, and a frequent contributor to books and articles on farm animals, vegan living, and related issues. Kathy lives behind the barn with her dog Hannah and her cats Fat Boy and Mouse. She's an avid reader, loves to hike, swim, and bike, and spends rare quiet time with her partner David and her close friends. Kathy is the author of "Where the Blind Horse Sings" (2007) and "Animal Camp" (2010).

The Berkshire Vegan Network is a non-profit organization which strives to educate, inspire, and empower people to move towards a plant-based diet, promote healthy people within a healthy planet, and to take compassionate action for all life on earth.

Please join us for this up-lifting celebration of kindness, compassion and thankfulness, while experiencing the most eco-friendly and most low-carbon way to dine.

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