A Unique Meet Up Featuring Two Inspiring Speakers!

  • August 2, 2014 · 3:00 PM
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Our August Meet Up is a unique opportunity to hear practicing cardiologist Dr. Kevin Fullin on plant based nutrition, both his personal story and his successful approach for patients. 

Also, speaking is Robert Grillo, founder of Free from Harm on Food, Animals and Popular Culture. 

There is no charge for this meet up but reservations are necessary.  A 5.00 donation at the door is appreciated. 

3:00 pm: “Food, Animals and Popular Culture”

Robert Grillo, founder and director of Free from Harm, reveals how popular culture uses storytelling to shape our beliefs and attitudes about food and animals in powerful ways — from birth through adulthood. His slideshow is intended as a “day in the life” of any one of us, exposed to a deluge of fic- tional messages, narratives and images from popular culture which he then contrasts with actual stories and images of real-life individual animals he has come to know through his rescue work. And in conclusion, he presents a prescription for positive change to make the world a better place for animals and the environment that may just surprise you! Not to be missed!

4:00 pm: Dr. Kevin Fullin on Plant-Based Nutrition

Cardiologist Dr. Kevin Fullin shares his perspectives, personal experiences and patient results with a plant-based diet. Dr. Fullin is a cardiologist with United Hospital Systems in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He advocates a plant- based vegan lifestyle to reduce obesity, control coronary heart disease and manage other conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure. Since becoming a vegan in November, 2012, Dr. Fullin has shed over 60 pounds and enthusiastically promotes plant-strong dietary patterns to his patients and fellow practitioners.


5:00 Mix and Mingle. A plant based meal is offered for 19.00 or you can order from the menu.  The cafe is one block from the Metra Station stop in Kenosha. 

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  • Carol D.

    This was simply a wonderful afternoon. Our meet up group was part of the 75 people that attended this packed, informative and inspiring afternoon. What a special day. I wish everyone had this information.

    August 2, 2014

  • Cyndi D.

    Valuable information passionately delivered.

    August 2, 2014

  • Ravi

    Sorry, I have an Indian Classical Dance photo shoot. Have fun.

    July 28, 2014

  • Susan N

    We will be out of town. This sounds great - I hate to miss it!

    July 18, 2014

  • Cyndi D.

    Bringing Ramola and Lisa!

    July 16, 2014

    • Cyndi D.

      It was such a pleasure Carol! You're events are the best!

      July 16, 2014

    • Carol D.

      Thank you Cyndi!

      July 17, 2014

  • Susan B.

    so wish i could go / off to my beach house!!!awaiting my dear friends for a visit..!!hope he will speak again in the Fall!!!

    July 14, 2014

  • Chris

    Drat - can't make it. Would love to hear both speakers and enjoy the food at Sol D'Licious (who knew that Kenosha was a vegan mecca??). It's my husband's birthday and though this would make a great birthday outing I don't think he'll go for it.

    July 14, 2014

  • Sherry S.

    Wish I could be there but am out of town. I am seeing Dr. Fullin later in August as my new cardiologist! Can't wait to meet him and continue down my plant-based no oil path.

    July 14, 2014

    • Carol D.

      Hi Sherry, You will love Dr. Fullin. He's genuine, compassionate, extremely well versed and is a role model for this approach. We couldn't ask for more in a healer. Hope all is going well with your group!

      July 14, 2014

  • Julia R.

    We are sorry to miss this opportunity but we will be out of town.

    July 14, 2014

    • Carol D.

      Hi Julie; We'll miss you but see you on Wednesday night at the Spice Shop.

      July 14, 2014

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