United Poultry Concers
15 November 2010
UPC “Talks Turkey,” Serves Tofu, Teaches Teachers - 4 Upcoming Events!
Join Us at the White House, on the Radio, at a Teachers Conference & in Machipongo, VA.

On the Radio Tomorrow Nov. 16 WRIR in Richmond, Virginia.

Please join Rebecca Faris, host of IndyMediaLive on WRIR 97.3 FM in Richmond, VA, tomorrow from 12:30-1:00pm, for her conversation with Dr. Karen Davis, founder and president of United Poultry Concerns. We're looking forward to a frank and lively discussion about the nature, personalities and lives of the millions of turkeys who suffer and die each year in the United States.

Listen LIVE at wrir.org as Dr. Davis educates, empowers and inspires us to widen our circle of compassion this holiday season - and every day! This show will be archived for two weeks at IndyMediaLive.blogspot.com. Visit us and let us know what you're thinking!


At the Hampton Roads, VA Convention Center Friday Nov. 19, 10:20-11:10am.

UPC President Karen Davis will present a session on “Replacing School Hatching Projects with Humane Alternatives,” Grades pre-K-5. Virginia Association of Science Teachers annual conference Nov. 18-20. Learn how to teach children the basics of bird embryology and knowledge of birds without using live birds in the classroom. Handout: Hatching Good Lessons (www.upc-online.org/hatching/). UPC will also host an exhibit table. Information: www.vast.org


At the White House Saturday Nov. 20, Noon-3pm.

UPC activists will leaflet for Turkeys and a compassionate Thanksgiving at the Southeast Quadrant of Lafayette Park, across from the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington, DC, from Noon to 3pm. UPC will provide Turkeys Brochures, posters, and a banner. All we need is YOU. Please join us!


At UPC’s Annual Thanksgiving Feast in Machipongo, VA Saturday Nov. 27, 2-5pm.

Meet our birds, bring a dish, and eat! All are welcome to attend our Free Open House Celebration. More information, including directions from Washington, DC, Norfolk and Richmond, VA: http://www.upc-online.org/alerts/openhouse/2010.html

“Don’t Gobble Me!”
For more information about turkeys, visit www.upc-online.org/turkeys/.
For holiday and everyday delicious vegan recipes, go to: www.upc-online.org/recipes/.

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