(Daily Offering Vegan Ethics To All In our Lives)
Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate NY welcomes all to our very first DOVETAIL event, bringing local grassroots, social justice groups together.  A collective gathering of people opposed to all oppression and violence, who have a compassionate awareness of our planet.  Dovetailing our energies for a better world.
  • AUGUST 29th, 2010  (Sunday)
  • 12:00pm begins  (ends approx. 7:00pm)
  • Open to the public  (Dogs welcome too – ON A LEASH)
CATERED entirely by RAVS  ~ a day-long PICNIC of Vegan foods (www.RochesterVeg.org),
plus donations from area restaurants (Natural Oasis, Owl House, Golden Dynasty)
and EcoBella Bakery’s Vegan and gluten-free goodies!  (www.ecobellabakery.com)
P R O G R A M :
12:00  –    Door Opens ~ (indoor) picnic begins!
12:30  –    debut of the “DOVETAIL SINGERS”, a new chorus of activists
1:00   –    HAROLD BROWN, “A Life Connected”  ~  www.farmkind.org
                  former farmer turned Vegan/animal advocate (www.tribeofheart.org)
                *Will discuss the world’s common threads of oppression.  Q/A
3:00  –    ANTHONY MARR, “Methane Time Bomb”  ~  www.hope-care.org
                from Vancouver, Canada, world renowned environmentalist, wildlife preservationist
                *Will address preventing runaway global heating.  Q/A
4:30  –    Fun with DR. VEGGIE  (Ted Barnett, MD) ~ leads game of *Vegan Jeopardy*
                All are encouraged to discuss and share solutions to get off the grid!
TABLING ~ various grassroots groups and individuals, artists for animals and environment, sharing literature, selling their items (on the other side of the food tables):
–  Artists for Animals: John and Steve Carbonaro, winner of art awards (www.NAVS.org)
–  Nature Photographer:  Ted Barnett
–  RAVS: Rochester Area Vegetarian Society
–  Veg Mondays: Martha Sullivan, Debra Couch, Carol Barnett
–  Green Irene: Margie Campaigne, eco-consultant for home & office energy efficiency
–  EcoBella Bakery:  Jeaninne Ottman
–  Electric Motorcycle and Car:  David Daunce, advisor
–  ARAUNY: Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate NY, Yetta Panitch
–  and more … come and see!
SOUTH LODGE @Ellison Park, Rochester NY:
~ just west of Daisy Flour Mill (1880 Blossom Road, 14625)  www.googlemaps.com
~ just east of Mercy High School (1437 Blossom Road, 14610)
~  turn south into park, off Blossom Rd, by creek
~  make immediate right (by pond – watch for geese!)
~  follow signs to “South Lodge”  (and posted *DOVETAIL* signs)
~  rustic lodge, wheelchair accessible, picnic tables w/attached benches – no backs!
~  potable water (pump) available outside
~  flush toilets (just 400 yards away, over foot bridge), plus porta-potties
~  pine woods on hillside
~  ample parking
~  Entire event is INSIDE South Lodge  ~
~  and/or  ~
RAFFLE TICKETS for a TOTE BAG full of Vegan, Cruelty-Free goodies for anyone
…  no one turned away for inability to donate $$
…  all proceeds will help defray ARAUNY’s costs for this event, as we continue to
work for the prevention and abolition of all forms of animal abuse and exploitation.