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Rochester VegFest 2017!

Wow!  Roc VegFest rocked! Saturday, September 16th was a beautiful, hot day and we estimate over 1,000 people came out for Rochester’s first annual VegFest at Martin Luther King Jr. park downtown. There were 43 vendors, nine speakers, and we…

Recaps: VegFest Special Events

Our VegFest program included two special events: Dinner and Speciesism: The Movie September 15th and a Yoga Benefit for We Animals September 16th.  They were great! Follow the links to see the recaps.

9/15 Dinner and a Movie: Speciesism

Come on out for a great event the evening before the VegFest! Red Fern restaurant’s Buddha Bowl & Happy Cakes dessert Speciesism, the Movie the director Mark Devries will give a talk afterwards When: Friday, September 15, 2017, 5 pm…

Yoga Benefit for We Animals at VegFest

Mary will be leading a yoga class the morning of the Rochester VegFest.  All proceeds go to our speaker Jo-Anne McArthur’s We Animals project. When: 8:00 am – 9:30 am Saturday, September 16th Where: the Lodge at Martin Luther King…

Recap: Talk on Animal Rights 7/27

Thank you to Mary for giving a talk on Animal Rights at Everyday Gourmet Bakery and Cafe on Thursday, July 27th. Thank you to Brittany of EDG for inviting her and providing Vegan Army T-shirts to all attendees. Everyday Gourmet…

Northwood Elementary School

Mary talked to students at Northwood Elementary School about veganism and activism May 23rd.  These girls are giving a presentation to their school, so Mary gave them armloads of literature. In return they gave her faith that the future is…

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…

Speech at Rotary

Thank you to Mary for giving a talk at the Rush Henrietta Rotary Club meeting this morning.  She gave a PowerPoint talk, and then we showed A Life Connected.  I went along as tech nerd. There were about 20 Rotarians…