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Alex Jamieson presents to EVEN "How Veganism Can Save the World"


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Hilliard and Robert unpack Turtle Mountain So Delicious donations for EVEN's attendees.


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Stacy fills the fridge with So Delicious products prior to the night's EVENt.


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Lindsey and Rob - EVEN Volunteers and Presenters


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The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for whites or women for men. - Alice Walker


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Any religion or philosophy which is not based on a respect for life is not a true religion or philosophy. - Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)

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~ Volunteer of the Year (United Way)

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Robert sets up tables and chairs for another EVENt.


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We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it. -Thomas Henry Huxley


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One thing that makes veganism worthwhile is looking into the eyes of a rescued animal who gets a second chance at life, free of fear, pain and suffering. - Robert Cheeke, Read EVEN's exclusive interview with Robert HERE.


EVENts

NOTE:

~ This is a partial list of EVEN activities and EVENts. Many EVENts are posted, but not all. Tabling, leafleting and other outreach activities are too numerous to list, but some are listed in pink.

~ Locations vary. [Subscribe free to EVEN's email list and receive invitations and announcements.]

~ EVEN speakers are vegan, we do not sell anything, and everything EVEN does is offered free to the public.


2017

July 30 - MidSummer Night's Dream Vegan Potluck
June 24 - Will Tuttle, PhD, Healing Our World: A Deeper Look at Food - The World Peace Diet
[If you missed Will's marvelous presentation, see it here!]
May 21 - Think and Go Veg
April 22 - Earth Day - Eugene
March 20 - Great American Meatout
March 17 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Janice Stanger, PhD, The Perfect Formula Diet, Author, Speaker, Educator, Consultant
March 2, 3, 4, 5 - Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) - University of Oregon
February 16 - Arun Gandhi - Lane Community College
[If you missed Arun Gandhi's heartfelt presentation, see livestream here!
]
January 31 - Think and Go Veg
January 5 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Dale Lugenbehl, Educator, Author, Builder and Sandy Aldridge, Environmental Activist, Gardener, Co-Directors of Ahimsa Acres


2016 - Vegan Awareness Year!

December 17 and 18 -Holiday Market - Lane County Fairgrounds
November 20 - 12th Annual Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck
November 1 - World Vegan Day
October 12 - Think and Go Veg
October 1 - World Vegetarian Day
August 28 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Chef Fran Costigan, Queen of Vegan Desserts, Pastry Chef, Culinary Educator, Cookbook Author
August 20 - Janice Stanger, PhD - The Dangerous Truth About Protein
August 17 - Think and Go Veg
July 31 - Eugene Sunday Streets Celebration - Downtown
July 23 - Erica Meier, Executive Director, Compassion Over Killing - Choosing Compassion One Meal at a Time
[If you missed Erica's wonderful presentation, see it here!]

June 25 - Ahimsa Acres Educational Center Tour
June 11 - Dr. Orestes Gutierrez - 3 Steps to Superior Health
May 27 - PlantPure Nation - Movie Showing
May 20 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Dr. Alan Goldhamer, Clinical Fasting Researcher
May 10 - Presentation for Contemporary Moral Issues class - Lane Community College
May 5 - Dr. John McDougall (skype) - Is Your Food Poisoning You?
May 4 - International Respect for Chickens Day
April 20 - Operation Impact - Pleasant Hill High School - Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
April 13 - Think and Go Veg
April 6 - Vegan Awareness Year Dineout - Lotus Garden
March 31 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Gary Kowalski, Author, Activist, Theologian
March 20 - Great American Meatout
March 15 - Vegan Dine Out/Fundraiser - Govinda's Veg Buffet (all vegan tonight!)
March 3, 4, 5, 6 - Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) - University of Oregon
February 29 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with lauren Ornelas, Founder & Executive Director, Food Empowerment Project
February 20 - Student Dine Out - Ta Ra Rin
February 3 - Cornbread Cafe Vegan Awareness Year Celebration
January 13 - Eugene Public Library
January 4 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, PhD, Author, Educator, Researcher, Animal Rights Activist


2015

December 19 and 20 - Holiday Market - Lane County Fairgrounds
December 8 - 2016 Vegan Awareness Year Press Release and
Vegan Awareness Year Mayoral Proclamation
November 22 - 11th Annual Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck
November 6 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Brenda Davis, RD, Registered Dietitian, Author, Speaker, Nutritional Consultant
October 28 - Dine Out - Lotus Garden
October 17 - Eugene Public Library
October 16 - Lane Community College
October 5 - University of Oregon
October 1 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Gary Yourofsky, Educator, Liberator
September 20 - Eugene Sunday Streets and
City of Eugene/Eugene Sunday Streets
September 12 - Southeast Eugene Neighbors - Fall Picnic and Neighborhood Festival
August 29 - Eugene Public Library
August 12 - Think and Go Veg
July 26 - Friendly Area Neighbors - Annual Summer Picnic
July 25 - Eugene Public Library
July 24 - University of Oregon
July 8 - Think and Go Veg
June 20 - Harlow Neighborhood Association - Annual Summer Party
June 10 - Think and Go Veg
May 26 - Orestes Gutierrez, D.O., DABFM, DABIHM - Three Steps to Superior Health
May 6 - Think and Go Veg
May 4 - International Respect for Chickens Day
April 22 - Earth Day - Eugene
March 28 - EVEN's 10th Anniversary Celebration
March 20 - Great American Meatout
March 5, 6, 7, 8 - Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) - University of Oregon
February 25 - Dine Out - Chapala's Restaurant
February 16 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Laura Moretti, Founder/President, Animals Voice
January 27 - Think and Go Veg
January 14 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with John Robbins, Author, Advocate, Spokesperson for a Sane, Ethical and Sustainable Future


2014

December 13 and 14 - Holiday Market - Lane County Fairgrounds
December 13 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Robert Grillo, Founder and Director of Free from Harm
November 23 - 10th Annual Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck
November 1 - World Vegan Day
October 23 - Think and Go Veg
October 8 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Dawn Moncrief, Founder and Director of A Well-Fed World
October 2 - World Day for Farmed Animals
October 1 - World Vegetarian Day
[From March to September - 41 days of city-wide leafleting and outreach at various events and festivals]
August 21 - EVEN Dine Out - River Road Mongolian Grill
June 26 - Think and Go Veg
May 4 - International Respect for Chickens Day
April 19 - Earth Day - EWEB Plaza - Eugene
March 20 - Great American Meat Out
March 3 - Impact Festival, Pleasant Hill H.S.
February 28 - The Impact of Factory Farming - Katie Cantrell [sponsored by Eugene Veggies]
January 23 - Think and Go Veg
January 4 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Dr. Richard Oppenlander, Researcher, Author, Consultant, Lecturer


2013

November 24 - 9th Annual Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck
November 21 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Priscilla Feral, President, Friends of Animals
October 24 - Creating a Compassionate Thanksgiving - David A. Gabbe
October 3 - Forks Over Knives - Bijou Cinema
    - 5:00 pm with follow-up Q & A by Dr. John McDougall -
      (skype)
    - 7:30 pm with follow-up Q & A by Dr. Orestes Gutierrez
October 2 - Time to Wake Up - Will Tuttle
September 6 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Tom Regan, PhD, Animal Rights Activist, Professor, Author
August 22 - Vegan Share Fair
June 27 - First Timers/Long Timers Vegan Potluck
June 15 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Victoria Moran, Author, Main Street Vegan, Director, Main Street Vegan Academy
May 23 - How to Enhance Your Health with Raw Superfoods - Comet Fleischman
April 25 - Think and Go Veg
April 20 - Earth Day Celebration - EWEB Plaza - Eugene
April 4 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Brian P. McCarthy, Vegan Cookbook Author, Cooking Instructor, Chef
March 28 - Think and Go Veg
March 20 - Great American Meatout - Lane Community College
February 18- Hidden in Plain Bite: The Impact of Factory Farming - Katie Cantrell
January 24 - Think and Go Veg
January 23 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Freya Dinshah, President, American Vegan Society, Editor, American Vegan Magazine


2012

December 19 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Krissi Vandenberg, Executive Director, Vegan Action
November 18 - 8th Annual Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck
October 25 - Think and Go Veg
September 29 & 30 - Vegan Awareness Weekend - City of Eugene Mayor's Proclamation
September 30 - Vegan Awareness Weekend Celebration Potluck
September 29 - Vegan Awareness Weekend Tabling - Library
September 27 - A Race for Life --- from Cancer to the Ironman - Dr. Ruth Heidrich
August 23 - Vegan Share Fair
August 13 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Howard Lyman, Animal Welfare Activist, Author, Mad Cowboy
July 26 - Food for the Body, Mind, Soul: A Vegan Diet - Dr. Orestes Gutierrez
July 10 - EVEN Exclusive Interview with Dr. Ruth Heidrich, Vegan Ironman Triathlete
June 28 - Arbonne 100% Vegan Products - Martha & Brent Woodland
June 15 - EVEN Exclusive Interview with Dan Piraro, Cartoonist, Comic, Painter, Ethical Vegan
May 24 - Think and Go Veg
May 5 - Susan O'Brien - Gluten-Free Vegan Comfort Foods - Reading and Booksigning - Barnes & Noble
April 26 - Spring Vegan Potluck (and Robert's 70th Birthday Celebration!)
April 21 - Earth Day Celebration - EWEB Plaza - Eugene
March 22 - Great American Meatout Vegan Potluck - cancelled due to blizzard :( Rescheduled for April 26.
March 3 - Green Neighbors' Faire - First United Methodist Church
February 23 - Ideal Medicine: The Healing Power of a Vegan Diet - Dr. Pam Wible
January 26 - Think and Go Veg


2011

December 3 and 4 - Eugene Holiday Market - Fairgrounds
November 20 - 7th Annual Vegan Thanksgiving Peaceful Potluck
November 11 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Will Tuttle, PhD, Educator, Author, Musician, Spiritual Activist
October 27 - Debunking the 10 Myths of Veganism - Dr. Orestes Gutierrez
September 26 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Julia Butterfly Hill, Activist, Writer, Poet
September 25 - Red Barn Natural Grocery
September 18 - Sundance Natural Foods
September 4 - Capella Market
August 25 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Robert Cheeke, Vegan Bodybuilder, Motivational Speaker, Author
July 28 - Food Choices and Climate Change - Dale Lugenbehl and Sandy Aldridge Read handouts from Dale and Sandy's presentation HERE.
July 14 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Colleen Patrick Goudreau, Author and Educator on Living Compassionately and Healthfully
June 30 - MidSummer Night's Dream Vegan Potluck
June 15 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Orestes Gutierrez, D.O., Vegan, Live Foodist, Competitive Runner
June 1 - Farm to Fridge Tour - Mercy for Animals
May 9 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Karen Davis, PhD, President and Founder of United Poultry Concerns
May 3 - David's Vegan Home Cooking - David Gabbe
April 30 - Have Your Cake and Vegan Too - Kris Holechek - Booksigning, Hartwick's, 5th Street Market, 1 - 5 pm, Eugene.
April 29 - The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them - Wayne Pacelle, President & CEO, Humane Society of the United States, Barnes-Noble, Valley River Center, 7 - 9 pm, Eugene.
April 23 — Earth Day Celebration - EWEB Plaza - Eugene
April 19 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with David Gabbe, Author, Teacher
March 29 - Great American Meatout Vegan Potluck
[see some of the yummy vegan potluck recipes offered HERE.]
March 23 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Jo Stepaniak, MSEd, Author, Editor, Mediator
March 20 - Great American Meatout - Eugene Library
March 1 - EVEN's 6th Anniversary Celebration
February 24 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Matt Bear, Connector, NonviolenceUnited.org
February 4 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Claudia Delman, Outreach Manager, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)

2010

November 25 - Annual Thanksgiving Vegan Feast
November 18 - Vegan Cooking for Dummies - Booksigning - Alex Jamieson, CHHC, AADP
November 15 - Exclusive EVEN Interview with Shawn Donnille, Vice-President/Co-Owner of Mountain Rose Herbs
November 1 - World Vegan Day
October 29 - Scatter Vegan Sweets - Wendy Gabbe Day
October 2 - World Farm Animals Day
October 1 - World Vegetarian Day
September 29 - Dineout - Govinda's - Vegetarian Buffet
August 31 - Whole Foods: The Perfect Formula for Health and Weight Loss - Janice Stanger, PhD
July 9 - How Veganism Can Save the World! - Alex Jamieson, CHHC, AADP
May 4 - International Respect for Chickens Day
April 24 — Earth Day Celebration - EWEB Plaza - Eugene
March 20 - Great American Meatout - Lane Community College


2009

November 26 - Annual Thanksgiving Vegan Feast
November 4 - Royal Caribbean Wellness Fair - Springfield
November 1 - World Vegan Day - Eugene Library/Sheldon
October 2 - World Farm Animals Day - University of Oregon
October 1 - World Vegetarian Day - Eugene Library/Sheldon
July 19 - Eugene Saturday Market
May 4 - International Respect for Chickens Day
April 22 — Earth Day Celebration - Eugene Library
March 20 - Great American Meatout - Lane Community College
March 2 - EVEN's 4th Anniversary Celebration
February 2 - Saving Animals and the Planet with Your Fork - Erin Williams, Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
January 5 - Getting Into Your Pants---In 90 Days or Less - Dr. Leslie Van Romer, D.C.


2008

January 7 - The Benefits to Human Consciousness of a Vegetarian Diet - Ravi Logan
February 4- Guilt-Free Fitness - Walter Lapchynski
March 3 - EVEN's 3rd Anniversary Celebration and
The Superfood Evolution: Using High-Energy Medicinal Plant Foods to Enhance the Vegan Lifestyle - Ty Bell
March 6, 7, 8, 9 - Environmental Law Conference - University of Oregon
March 20 - Great American Meatout - University of Oregon
April 7 - Vegan Fun with the Traveling Chef - Joshua Ploeg
and Great American Meatout Celebration
April 22 — Earth Day Celebration - EWEB Plaza - Eugene
May 4 - International Respect for Chickens Day - Eugene Library
May 5 - The Joyful Vegan Family - Ginger Carlson
June 2 - The Vegan Lifestyle --- It's For Real! - Dr. John E. Gobble, DrPH, RD, LD, CHES
August 4 - Midsummer Night's Dream Vegan Potluck
October 1 - World Vegetarian Day - Eugene Library
October 2 - World Farm Animals Day - University of Oregon
October 6 - Farm Animal Rescues in Oregon and Beyond - Wayne Geiger, President, Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary, Scio OR
November 1 - World Vegan Day - Eugene Library
November 3 - Vegan Tips and Recipe Ideas for the Upcoming Holiday Season - Beverly Lynn Bennett
November 23 - 4th Annual Vegan Thanksgiving Peaceful Potluck
December 1 - VeganRama 2008 - Cooking Demos - Come watch, learn, taste and smile. Another wonderful line-up of vegan cooks and bakers will show you how to make simple, satisfying, delicious vegan food. Just in time for the holidays!
December 20 and 21 - Eugene Holiday Market - Fairgrounds


2007

January 5 - Dine Out - Jade Palace Restaurant - Vegan Buffet
January 29 - 101 Reasons to Try Being Vegetarian - Ingrid Newkirk, President, PETA
February 5 - Food and Soul: The Spiritual Components of Cooking and Eating - Sister Kiran
February 21 - Dine Out - Lotus Garden
March 1, 2, 3, 4 - Environmental Law Conference - University of Oregon
March 5 - EVEN's 2nd Anniversary Celebration - A Festival of Speakers!
March 6 - Sustainability Fair - Lane Community College - 10 AM - 3 PM
March 20 - Great American Meatout - University of Oregon
March 20 - Great American Meatout & Dine Out - Laughing Planet
April 2 - Interconnectedness and the Impact of our Daily Choices presented by Robert Jacobucci, and also Juices and Smoothies 101 presented by Jason Waligoske
April 21 — Earth Day Celebration - EWEB Plaza - Eugene
May 3 - Lane Community College - Discussion Panel
May 7 - Thrive On A Plant-Based Diet: Whole-Food Nourishment for Whole-Body Health - Robert Cheeke
May 9 - Dine Out - Taste of India
May 13 - Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good - Jonathan Balcombe, PhD - Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
May 20 - Customer Appreciation Day - Red Barn Natural Foods
June 4 - Going Undercover for the Animals - Matt Rossell, In Defense of Animals
June 7 - Sustainapalooza - Lane Community College - 10 AM - 4 PM
July 2 - The World Peace Diet - Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony - Will Tuttle, PhD
July 15 - Eugene Saturday Market
July 29 - EVEN's 2nd Annual Vegan Summer Picnic - Sunday, 3 pm, Armitage Park
August 6 - Why Do Vegetarians Eat Like That? - David Gabbe
September 3 - EVEN Appreciation Potluck for EVEN members and volunteers.
September 16 - Compassion Over Killing - Erica Meier, Executive Director - Compassion Over Killing (COK) Washington, DC
October 1 - Vegan-Owned Businesses - Their Importance in Today's Economic World - Shawn Donnille
October 1 - World Vegetarian Day - Eugene Library
October 2 - World Farm Animals Day - University of Oregon
November 1 - World Vegan Day - Eugene Library
November 5 - Go Vegan - Eat for a Long and Healthy Life
November 11 - Capella Market
November 17 - Eugene Holiday Market - Fairgrounds
November 18 - 3rd Annual Vegan Thanksgiving Peaceful Potluck
December 3 - VeganRama 2007 - Cooking Demos - Come watch, learn, taste and smile. Ginger, Liz, Nadine, Nick and others will show you how to make simple, satisfying, delicious vegan food. Just in time for the holidays!


2006

January 2 - Healing with Superfoods - Ty Bell
February 6 - Global Trends-Local Choices: Towards an Eco-Humanist New Culture - Jan Spencer
March 6 EVEN's 1st Anniversary Celebration - Be As Healthy As a Horse - Jerry Evans, D.C.
March 10 - Hynix Semiconductor - Health Presentation
March 20 - Great American Meatout - University of Oregon
March 20 - Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet - George Eisman, RD - University of Oregon
April 3 - Lighten the Earth's Burden on Earth Day --- Go Vegan! - Lauren Regan, AAL
April 20 - Pacific Source Health Plans - Wellness Fair
April 22 — Earth Day Celebration - Eugene Library
April 24 - The Bizarro Baloney Show - Dan Piraro - University of Oregon
May 1 - We're All In This Together - Charlotte Childress (author, Clueless at the Top)
May 11 - Lane Community College - Discussion Panel
June 5 - My Life as a Vegan Chef - Beverly Lynn Bennett
June 26 — Midsummer Night's Dream Vegan Potluck
July 23 - EVEN's 1st Annual Vegan Summer Picnic - Sunday, 3 pm, Armitage Park, Site C, 90064 Coburg Rd (1 1/2mi N. of Costco & the Beltline).
August 7 - Voluntary Simplicity & the Environmental Impact of Our Day-to-Day Food Choices - Dale Lugenbehl and Sandy Aldridge
October 29 - Capella Market
November 1 - World Vegan Day - University of Oregon
November 6 - Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary (Salem OR) - Wayne Geiger
November 19 - 2nd Annual Vegan Thanksgiving Peaceful Potluck
December 4 - Happy Veg Holidays For Busy People - Wendy Liberko
December 21 - EVEN Appreciation Potluck - Lane Service Building, 8th & Oak


2005

April 20Earth Day Celebration — University of Oregon
April 23 — Earth Day Celebration — Eugene - EWEB River Edge Plaza
June 6 - Voluntary Simplicity & the Environmental Impact of Our Day-to-Day Food Choices - Dale Lugenbehl and Sandy Aldridge
August 1 - Ethics of Animal Factories - Dave Duemler
October 3 - Personal Peace : Making the Mind/Body Connection Practical - Patricia Robinett, CCHT
November 7 - Vegan Nutrition - Karen Booth, MS, RD
November 20 - 1st Vegan Thanksgiving Peaceful Potluck
December 5 - Peace, Militarism and Animal Liberation - Karla Cohen, MAIS




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