VSDC Booth at Animal Rights Conference: Sunday

Volunteers needed to staff the Vegetarian Society of DC (VSDC) table at the Animal Rights 2013 National Conference! An excellent opportunity to promote VSDC and the benefits of vegetarianism. The conference is hosted by Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM) and is a "whos-who" of animal activists and a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, shop for vegan goods in the exhibit hall, and learn about animal-friendly businesses and non-profits. For more information: http://www.arconference.org

Please volunteer for this event by RSVP'ing and indicating your time preference. Specific shifts will be awarded via email to volunteers who provide contact information. This meetup event is for Sunday.

Volunteers needed:

Friday table: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday table: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday table: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm (please choose morning, early afternoon, or late afternoon)


The Animal Rights 2013 National Conference takes place in Alexandria, Virginia at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel. You do not have to be a registered conference attendee to volunteer at the VSDC booth. A free shuttle ferries guests to and from the Pentagon City Metro Station (Blue and Yellow lines) and National Airport. The hotel is located at 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria VA 22311, just northwest of the Seminary Rd exit on I-395, five miles south of the DC line. Parking is $5 at the hotel. More travel info: http://www.arconference.org/travel.htm

When you RSVP, you will be prompted to provide your name, contact information, and a shift preference. This information will be available only to organizers. We need to have your name and contact information to schedule you for a volunteer shift. When you RSVP, you will receive an automated email confirmation from Meetup.com, but the actual volunteer scheduling is done through emails between organizers and volunteers. Thanks so much for your cooperation, and for your support of VSDC!

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  • Marvin

    The event was a real eye opener, for those unfamiliar with factory farming

    1 · June 30, 2013

    • Anne B.

      Glad you both learned something!

      July 1, 2013

  • Bruce L.

    Very slow for me actually

    July 1, 2013

  • Becky S.

    It was a lot of fun

    1 · July 1, 2013

  • Anne B.

    Thanks so much to everyone who volunteered! Hope you all had a nice time!

    June 30, 2013

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