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Dinner and a Movie Night at Au Lac!


By popular demand we are having another movie night at Au Lac!

We will be featuring: Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

Movie Synopsis:

100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. In the mirror he saw a 310lb man whose gut was bigger than a beach ball and a path laid out before him that wouldn't end well— with one foot already in the grave, the other wasn't far behind. FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD is an inspiring film that chronicles Joe's personal mission to regain his health.

With doctors and conventional medicines unable to help long- term, Joe turns to the only option left, the body's ability to heal itself. He trades in the junk food and hits the road with juicer and generator in tow, vowing only to drink fresh fruit and vegetable juice for the next 60 days. Across 3,000 miles Joe has one goal in mind: To get off his pills and achieve a balanced lifestyle.

While talking to more than 500 Americans about food, health and longevity, it's at a truck stop in Arizona where Joe meets a truck driver who suffers from the same rare condition. Phil Staples is morbidly obese weighing in at 429 lbs; a cheeseburger away from a heart-attack. As Joe is recovering his health, Phil begins his own epic journey to get well.

What emerges is nothing short of amazing – an inspiring tale of healing and human connection.
Part road trip, part self-help manifesto, FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD defies the traditional documentary format to present an unconventional and uplifting story of two men from different worlds who each realize that the only person who can save them is themselves.

For more info and to watch the trailer go to:

At the event we will also be having a raffle to give out some great prizes donated from our Orange County Community! Come for a chance to win:

Prizes from Know Your Options Wellness Center in Costa Mesa:

*Infrared Sauna Session

*Ionic Foot Bath Session

*Theravibe Whole Body Vibration Session with Foot Reflexology Session

Prizes from The Water Brewery in Costa Mesa:

*Two $15 Free Water Cards

Prize from Au Lac

*Free Desert! :)

Raffle tickets are 5 tickets for $5 or 15 tickets for $10. All monies raised support us to help pay for the organizers monthly membership dues to have our webpage. You do not have to be present to win if you have to leave the event early. If you are interested in purchasing tickets for the raffle but will not be able to make it to the event, you can pay for tickets in advance via paypal. Contact Michelle for details: [masked].

Hope to see you all there for some great food, company and entertainment!

Invite your friends to join us and see you on Wednesday the 16th!

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  • Gwenny

    Total pleasure meeting u Michelle (many gracious thx for hosting) & everyone for a very pleasant evening of good healthy delicious food. True life documentary was excellent w/inspirational message & manifestation of self-determination/ actualization, limitless possibilities for a proper diet lifestyle. Definitely can help any audience be more aware & enlightened of what we consciously put in our bodies plus inevitable consequences. Nice to know such community exist to support this better living goal. Also made it quite lively & engaging w/discussions, fun raffle prizes & welcoming for children too. Pls keep up the positive, delightful energy & hope 2catch next one. Til then, ra-ra for RAW-kin green choices! =}

    May 26, 2012

  • Michelle K.

    Great Movie and Delicious Food!

    May 17, 2012

  • Michelle K.

    Hi Kate! Event is Free! You do not have to buy raffle tickets, only if you want to be included in the raffle prizes. :)

    May 5, 2012

  • Joanna K.

    Wow, sounds great! How much does it cost to attend this event?

    May 5, 2012

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