BLACK VEGETARIAN SOCIETY 
OF THE TRI  STATE AREA

Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey

 

Annual International Healthy Eating Conference

Sponsored by the Black Vegetarian Society of Tri-state

 

Either held either the third weekend in May or the first weekend in June

Conference

Friday                                                          Saturday

Welcome                                                  Early morning mediation or Tai Chi

          Libations, Meet & greet                                Libations              

          Video presentation                                       Workshops (9)

          Panel discussion                                          Plenary session/Wrap up

          Exhibits (foods, cultural etc.)                        Marketplace

          Story telling & music      

         

Sunday

          In the Spirit of Blackness: Calling all Ancestors

Early morning mediation or Tai chi

          Libations

          Guest speaker

          Healing Circle

          Marketplace

 

Suggested Sponsors

Other black Vegetarian societies

Wholistic Health Practitioners

Natural Food Product manufacturers

Restaurant school

Vegetarian Restaurants

Civic groups

Funeral directors

Resource guide ads

 

Advertising

Articles in all the food supplements as a build up to the event

Flyers

 

Possible Places to have the conference

Hatfield House

Berean Institute

Waterworks

Follow-up / planning meetings to implement suggestions from conference

And to start planning next year's event

                   Take bus to Black Farmers Rally in DC

May            Tribute to the ancestors (Sat & sun- May 27 & 28)

June           First Sunday membership meeting and discussion 3-6

                   Steering committee meets hour earlier

 

July            Guest speaker

August        First Sunday membership meeting 3-6

                   Steering committee meets hour earlier

 

Proposed 2006-2007 Calendar (continued)

 

September  Book club begins

October      First Sunday membership meeting and discussion 3-6

                   Steering committee meets hour earlier

 

November  Conference strategy meeting

December            First Sunday membership meeting and discussion 3-6

                             Steering committee meets hour earlier

                             Possible involvement with BVS of Georgia wellness cruise

2007

February    First Sunday membership meeting and discussion 3-6

                   Steering committee meets hour earlier

 

March        Activity: National Meat Out - (Sat  and/or Sunday   )

All day  workshops / vendors / panel discussion

Invite the organic coop and the raw food support group to participate

This is close to the spring equinox

 

April           First Sunday membership meeting and shopping tour 3-7

                   Steering committee meets hour earlier

 

May            Tribute to the ancestors (Sat & sun- May    &      )

June           First Sunday membership meeting and discussion 3-6

                   Steering committee meets hour earlier

 

July            Retreat

August        First Sunday membership meeting 3-6

                   Steering committee meets hour earlier

 

 

Proposed 2006-2007 Calendar (continued)

 

September  Book club begins again

October      First Sunday membership meeting and discussion 3-6

                   Steering committee meets hour earlier

 

November  Conference Second or Third weekend in November 16, 17, 18

( Friday, Saturday & Sunday)

 

December            First Sunday membership meeting and discussion 3-6

                             Steering committee meets hour earlier

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