Celebrate Northwest Veg's 10th Anniversary!

In 2003, members of Portland’s vegan community came together to create an organization to bring awareness to the transformative power of a vegan lifestyle. The last ten years have seen veganism move from the fringe to the mainstream, and Northwest VEG is at the forefront of that movement in the Portland/Vancouver metro area.

Join us in celebrating ten years of educating and encouraging people to make vegan choices for a healthy, sustainable, and compassionate world at our first ever Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser! The 10th Anniversary Celebration is a chance to look back on years past, commemorate our accomplishments, and support our future!

- Keynote speeches by Northwest VEG Board President, Peter Spendelow and Farm Animal Rights Movement's Executive Director Michael Webermann *
- Gift bags for current members.
- Raffle for fabulous prizes!
- Paddle raise to support Northwest VEG’s educational programs.
- Slideshow of past events.
- Food (light appetizers) by the (vegan) caterer.
- Cakes by Sweetpea Baking Co. and Back to Eden Bakery.
- Treats by So Delicious Dairy Free.
- Music and socialization throughout the evening.

Don't Miss Out! Purchase Your Celebration Tickets Today!

$10 current Northwest VEG members
$20 for non-members
$5 children age 6-12, free under 6

Can't attend? Please consider making a "with you in spirit" donation! http://nwveg.org/celebration

P.S.- Northwest Veg sponsors this meetup group so you all don't have to pay an annual fee to cover the $144 annual cost. One more reason to support them at this event and say thanks. :)

* Michael A. Webermann is the Executive Director of Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM), where he works with communities across the US and abroad to promote vegan eating and justice for animals. He oversees the Sustained Vegan Advocacy approach to reducing the number of animals raised and killed for food; produces literature, advertisements, and videos that expose animal agribusiness; determines how to best bring these messages to key target audiences; and helps develop follow-up resources to make the vegan path fun and easy.

Michael grew up in Southern California and migrated up north for college - first to San Francisco and finally to Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, where he earned his degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. While Michael now works out of Washington DC, he is excited for every opportunity he gets to come back to the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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  • Donna B.

    Fun time. Really enjoyed emceeing. Glad so much money was raised.

    2 · May 21

  • Lynn

    I had a good time volunteering and being able to attend. Thanks! I do agree with the other comment about the appetizers. I thought they weren't that good. But the cake and goodies were delicious!

    1 · May 17

  • Robyn A.

    Chocolate desserts were divine so were the cupcakes. I'm not into tofu or fake meats so the ap's weren't up to par, but appreciated. Buffet set up was confusing. Gifts were so nice, & speakers were great. Thank you for all you do for Vegan PDX.

    2 · May 17

  • Barnet L.

    GREAT speakers, food, event! The Vegan Caterer did a great job in donating wonderful eats. Sweetpea Bakery donated a yummy cake. Missionary Chocolates provided divine sweets. Fun, friendly people. Next anniversary, let's DOUBLE the attendance!

    2 · May 17

  • deanna

    Thanks again to everyone who came! With your support and generosity we were able to raise more than $6,000 for Northwest VEG's continued work! We appreciate you and thank you for making last night such a HUGE success! Here's to another 10 years!

    1 · May 17

  • Michael S.

    I had a good time, meet a few fellow vegitarians and heard some motivational talks.

    3 · May 17

  • Ole E.

    Very inspiring! Well planned and performed -- thanks to all!

    3 · May 17

  • Scott L.

    Made great contacts

    3 · May 16

  • deanna

    word on the street is you have until 10am today (friday) to buy your tickets and secure a spot. See you there!

    May 16

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is there a meet up table for our group. I'm flying solo and would like to get to know my fellow veegs!

    May 15

    • deanna

      not really. i am organizing the event so won't have a sign, but everyone attending will be supporters of NW Veg in one or another, so meeting fellow vegheads won't be a problem. :) see you there!

      May 16

  • deanna

    Don't forget to register on the website and pay your admission. RSVPing here is not enough and does not guarantee entry. There will be no tickets sold at the door so buy them ahead of time. :)

    1 · May 9

    • Janet

      Are tickets being mailed?

      May 9

    • deanna

      There are no paper tickets. You will automatically be on a list from your confirmation from paypal, unless you sent a physical check in to pay for registration. :)

      May 9

  • Rene' S.

    May I donate a basket of some kind?

    1 · May 1

  • deanna

    Thanks to Homegrown Smoker for donating a t-shirt and full punch card for our raffle!

    1 · April 29

  • deanna

    We are also happy to welcome Michael Webermann, Farm Animal Rights Movement's Executive Director as another featured speaker at this event. Read more about him in the last two paragraphs of the event description.

    1 · April 22, 2014

  • deanna

    Don't forget to register at http://nwveg.org/celebration to secure your spot!

    1 · April 14, 2014

  • deanna

    We are so excited to see you all soon and celebrate 10 great years!

    1 · April 8, 2014

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