Vegetarian Group Updates for August!

From: Dan
Sent on: Friday, August 3, 2012 9:28 AM



A few updates for you, including info on our BIG Summer Picnic, a FUNdraiser at Sunrise Sanctuary, the next Wellness Forum event, and a special offer from Luna Burger!


August Meetup Event: Summer Picnic at Highbanks Park on Saturday, August 18th!  

This is our great big summer event with tons of delicious vegetarian/vegan food and plenty of great folks to share it with! As an added bonus, this year we’ll be having a joint picnic with the Columbus Vegan Group! This year’s Summer Pot Luck Picnic will be held at beautiful Highbanks Park, located on Hwy 23, just north of I-270. We have the Mansion Shelter reserved, which has a covered shelter, picnic tables, grills, electricity, a horseshoe pit, drinking fountains, restrooms, and a playground area! Complete details on the event, directions, and sign-up info can be found on the official announcement located at the link below. Hope you can make it!


Other updates, information, and noteworthy items:


Sunday, September 9th, from noon to 3pm: Sunrise Sanctuary FUNdraiser!  

Tickets are $10 for adults or $25 per family (up to 5 people) and includes lunch & special dessert! Other activities include a silent auction, raffle, kids activities, meeting the animals, and lots more! All proceeds benefit the animals of Sunrise Sanctuary with food, vet care and special needs. Ticket sales end August 31st! Here’s the website with complete details and ticket info:


Return of the Luna Burger Coupon!

The good folks at Luna Burger have once again extended a generous offer to members of the Columbus Vegetarian Group! A special “Buy 2 Get 1 FREE” coupon can be found in the “files” section of the website. Coupon is valid at any of the Clintonville, Granville or Worthington Farmer’s Markets. You must be a member of the group and must be signed in to the website to view/print the coupon. Thanks to Priya for arranging this deal! Thanks to Mairead for designing the coupon (which looks EXTRA spiffy)! And double-thanks to Luna Burger for extending this generous offer! Here’s the link view/print the coupon:


Tuesday, August 21st, 6pm: Dinner @ The Wellness Forum!

Enjoy a delicious, gourmet vegan meal and participate in an interactive discussion led by Dr. Pam Popper about diet, lifestyle and healthcare. You'll become informed about the latest and best scientific information about health that will allow you to make informed decisions for you and your family.  Dinner is held at the Wellness Forum Center in Worthington.  Cost is free and event is open to everyone!  Reservations are required and can be made by calling[masked]-7700.  RSVP by Monday, August 20th or visit the website for complete information:


Farmer’s Markets!

Need a Farmer’s Market fix? Priya’s got you covered! Check out the calendar for info on all the farmer’s markets around town, along with complete details on other upcoming activities and events! You can view the calendar here:


Take care,




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