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United Animal Advocates of LA Message Board › Forks Over Knives Screening Event in Palos Verdes

Forks Over Knives Screening Event in Palos Verdes

Jaya B.
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Los Angeles, CA
Post #: 22

I am writing on behalf of the Los Angeles office of the nonprofit organization Compassion Over Killing (COK), to invite you to a high-profile fundraising event on August 27th. .

This Palos Verdes event is being held to support healthy school lunches for kids through our Meatless Monday campaign, a nation wide initiative calling citizens and schools to increase their fresh fruits and vegetables by going meatless on Mondays. At the event there will be a screening of Forks Over Knives, a documentary which focuses on the extraordinary benefits of plant based foods. Forks Over Knives has received an overwhelming amount of press, including being named a New York Times Best Seller for its companion book for the 2nd straight week-climbing to #10 of the paperback advice/how to books! This documentary appeared on CNN last March and will also air a one-hour special on heart disease called "The Last Heart Attack" , featuring the work of Forks Over Knives' expert Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn and an interview with former president Bill Clinton on August 21. Attendees will also enjoy 4 course meal(featuring an LA celebrity chef), a live auction, speakers, and a chance to mingle with the executive director of the documentary. We are excited to have various local councilmen and media attending and are encouraging the support of all Los Angeles vegans and supporters of Meatless Mondays, to attend. To read more about the highlights of the event and to register, visit this link:
http://www.cok.net/fe...­

Best regards,

Jaya Bhumitra
Los Angeles Outreach Director
Compassion Over Killing
23215 Hawthorne Blvd., Ste. G
Torrance, CA 90505
310-375-2280 (o) | 310-245-8877 (c)
jbhumitra@cok.net | www.cok.net

Compassion Over Killing (COK) is a nonprofit animal protection organization based in Washington, D.C. Since 1995, COK has worked to end the abuse of animals in agriculture and encourage vegetarian eating as a way to build a kinder world for all of us, both human and nonhuman. To learn more about COK events, campaigns, and volunteer opportunities, sign up for our eNewsletter or find us on Facebook.

The question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?

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Poor animals! How jealously they guard their pathetic bodies…that which to us is merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself.

- T. Casey Brennan
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