Category: Animal Rights in NY

Recap: Stand up for Pigs and Potluck for Albert

On April 8th, fourteen of us stood up for our friends for 90 minutes at the corner of East & Winton.  The weather was great and many participants commented on the large number of friendly beeps and waves we got.…

Recaps: Cubes of Truth 4/1 & 8

Seven of us held a Cube of Truth in the mist-which-slowly-turned-to-rain Saturday 4/1. Thank you to Kevin, Kimberly, Mary, Robyn, Stephanie & Varun for coming out. The weather was much improved 4/8, sunny and not too cold (photo).  We were…

RPCC Food Choices Statement

Rochester People’s Climate Coalition, of which ARRoc is a corporate member, has issued their Food Choices Statement saying that “Food choices are extremely important for anyone who wants to take climate change action,” encouraging people to eliminate or reduce meat and dairy. …

Vegan Bus PSA!

The Rochester Area Vegan Society has been granted approval by the Regional Transit System (RTS) for a bus poster campaign to run during the months of April and May.  RAVS will be allowed to make a public service announcement about…

U of R and Brighton HS Outreach

ARRoc tabled at the University of Rochester for SAVVY‘s Meatout event Tuesday March 21st, and spoke March 23rd (with RAVS) at Brighton High School for an event organized by their Veganomics Club. Both student organizations are excited to work with…

Ramana: Potluck, Talk & Guided Meditation 4/20

ARRoc is sponsoring a vegan potluck (6:30 pm) followed by a talk and guided meditation by Ramana (7:30 pm) on Thursday, April 20th at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14610-1665 (many thanks to Rochester Lifestyle…

Rochester VegFest!

ARRoc and RAVS are co-planning a VegFest at an animal sanctuary near Rochester this September 16th! Our RocVegFest website and Facebook page are up, but not all the details are available yet.  Sign up for updates at one of those…

Fundraiser Dinner at Red Fern

ARRoc is holding a fundraiser dinner at The Red Fern on Monday, April 10th, 6:30pm.  They will be preparing a four course plated vegan meal (optional gluten-free*) with community-style seating.  $50 per person (includes gratuity) Purchase tickets below before Sunday…

UUnAMOR at Petition Weekend

Animal Ministries of Rochester NY (UUnAMOR ~ pronounced you-nah-more) tabled at (Winton Road) First Unitarian’s Petition Weekend, March 11-12, 2017. Lois Baum created the petition and prepared postcards (environmental move to save on paper envelopes). Greg Baum tabled for UUnAMOR…

Monroe County Votes for Animals

If you care about animals and are eligible to vote in Monroe County, NY, please consider joining this local voting bloc for animal-friendly legislation. It’s a direct relationship – the more people who join the bloc, the more influence we…