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New Meetup: FUND RAISER PARTY! 10/4/10 to Support the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages

From: Claudia R.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:27 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for NYC Animal Advocacy Network!

This should be a fun filled night, hope you can join us! See photo and read story of Bobby II rescued from slaughter.

What: FUND RAISER PARTY! 10/4/10 to Support the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages

FUND RAISING PARTY! To support the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages campaign to ban the cruel carriage horse industry in NYC Horses are vegetarians too so let's help end their suffering and help them to live out their natural lives in freedom.
http://banhdc.org/index.shtml Help to continue the Coalitions campaign efforts to enact legislation to ban the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York City.

The party will feature vegan hors d'oeuvres, desserts and appetizers from some of NYC's most popular vegan restaurants who donated. Cash bar for all drinks. Event is mad possible by generous contribution of Traffic Bar, Babycakes NYC, Cafe Blossom, Candle Cafe, Caravan of Dreams, Counter, Franchia, Loving Hut NYC, Zen Palate and GonePie Bakery.

When:Monday, October 4, 2010

Where:Traffic Bar, 986 Second Avenue
2nd floor (between 52nd & 53rd St.)
New York City, NY

Time:6:00PM - 9:00 PM


Tickets: $40 each on sale through the Coalition tot Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages' web site,
http://banhdc.org/index.shtml by credit card or check. $50 at the door day of event.

Guests/Speakers:

Jane Velez-Mitchell-award winning television journalist and atuhor;
currently hosts Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell on CNN.

Council Member Melissa Mark Viverito, sponsor of Intro 86A, the bill to phase out the carriage industry by substituting electric cars.

Tony Avella (former NYC council member) who is running for NYS Senate. Sponsor of the first ever bill to ban the carriage industry Intro 658A

Joe Askew - singer/songwriter exceptional vocalist and instrumentalist. Latest CD "The Pirate of Eel Pie" released in 2008, recently opened up for Chrissie Hynde and sings on the new CD by Sufian Stevens.

Susan Wagner - founder and President of Equine Advocates, http://www.equineadvocates.org/
who will give a presentation and update on Bobby, the NYC carriage-horse the Coalition and Equine Advocates rescued from slaughter in June.

Joni Paladin and The Paladin Quartet - plays jass as well as Brazilian, other Latin and pop styles with natural ease and quiet sensitivity.

Donny Moss -director of "Blinders: the Truth Behind the Tradition".

Thank you.

Claudia Rose
[address removed]
Elizabeth Forel, Event Organizer

Photo credit: Equine Advocates, http://www.equineadvocates.org/
Bobby former NYC carriage horse rescued from auction destined for slaughter.
Now living at Equine Advocates.

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