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Thanksgiving 2006 Raffle Prizes

We have 116 prizes, worth more than $3,000!


$25 gift certificate from Cafe Parizade, Durham
$25 gift certificate from Verde, Durham
$25 gift certificate from George's Garage, Durham
$25 gift certificate from Vin Rouge, Durham
$25 gift certificate from Sage Vegetarian Cafe, Chapel Hill
$25 gift certificate from Tower South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant, Morrisville
$25 gift certificate from Udupi South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant, Cary
(2) $10 gift certificate from Cool Breeze Indian Restaurant, Cary
Gift certificate for dinner for two at Sitar India Palace, Durham
$30 gift certificate from Margaret's Cantina, Chapel Hill
Gift certificate for dinner for 2 at Aurora Restaurant, Chapel Hill (max value $30)
$15 gift certificate from Neomonde Bakery & Deli, Raleigh and Morrisville
 (2) $20 gift certicate, Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant, Chapel Hill
Gift certificate for vegetarian dinner buffet for two at Zorba's Greek Restaurant, Chapel Hill
$25 gift certificate from Lotus Leaf Cafe, Cary
Dinner for two from Lilly's Pizza, Raleigh
Gift certificate for dinner for 2 at Spotted Dog Restaurant & Bar (max value $40)
 Dinner for two at Vimala's Monthly Take-outs - vegetarian, organic, seasonal food (value $45)
 Gift certificate for desserts for two at Francesca's Dessert Cafe (max value $20)
 (2) 10 coupons each for a small gourmet frozen "locopop" Mexican paleta of any flavor from Locopops, Durham (value $12.50)
Large mug and coupons for 3 free smoothies from Planet Smoothie
$50 gift certificate that can be used at Weaver Street Market or Panzanella Restaurant, Carrboro
$25 gift certificate from Whole Foods Market, Chapel Hill

$25 gift certificate from Whole Foods Market, Raleigh

Gift certificate for an 8" specialty cake from Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Café, Cary
(2) Mini-wheel each of cheddar, mozzarella, and cheddar with chives "Sheese" imported from Bute Island Foods, Scotland by Black Duck Imports (value $22.77)

Mini-wheel each of hickory smoked, blue, and edam "Sheese" imported from Bute Island Foods, Scotland by Black Duck Imports (value $22.77)

Mini-wheel each of Cheshire, Edam, and Gouda "Sheese" imported from Bute Island Foods, Scotland by Black Duck Imports (value $22.77)

(3) VegDining.com's international vegetarian restaurant discount card (value $14.95, $10.95 for TVS members)
Tofurky Vegetarian Feast (value $25) from Turtle Island Foods

Tofurky Variety pack of Deli Slices (value $26) from Turtle Island Foods

(4) 2 1-pound vegan hand-stuffed Celebration Roasts from Field Roast Grain Meat Company
(2) Half-case of Pluto's Certified Organic Jerk Sauce (value $19.80)
 (12) 4 Loaves whole grain frozen Mestemacher Breads (value approx. $14)
The Mail Order Catalog / Harvest Direct $50 gift certificate
$25 Gift certificate from Vegan Essentials
(5) 4-pack of each of 5 No Bakery (division of Delightful Foods) Cookies and Brownies (20 cookies, 1 brownie) (value approx. $19.20)
(3) Gift certificate for 1 pack of each of 5 flavors of handmade artisan vegan cookies (10 cookies total) from Liz Lovely (value $20)
Gift box sampler of three fair-trade tea tins and mug from Zhena's Gypsy Tea (value $30)
3 jars vegan-certified all-natural gourmet peanut butter (smooth, dark chocolate, and spicy) from The Peanut Butter & Co (value $17)

3 jars vegan-certified all-natural gourmet peanut butter (crunchy, white chocolate, and cinnamon raisin) from The Peanut Butter & Co (value $17)

Multiple prizes from Pioneer Nutritional Formulas:

(2) Certified vegan, gluten-free 180-tablet Chewable Vitamin (value $30)

Certified vegan, gluten-free 60-tablet Minerals (value $24)

Certified vegan, gluten-free 60-tablet Cal/Mag (value $12)

Certified vegan, gluten-free 30-tablet Supertonic Energy Formula (value $16) and CD "Nonviolent Communication as a Way to Peace" by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD

(2) $20 gift certificate for a potted orchid in bloom or pottery from The Orchid Trail
(6) 5# organic non-animal Yum Yum Mix fertilizer from Soil Mender (value $10)
1-liter Bottle of Maxicrop liquified seaweed from Fifth Season Gardening (value $8)

12" Red ming planter from Fifth Season Gardening (value $35)

Gift basket of Tom's of Maine products (value $30)
Gift assortment of organic certified cruelty-free vegan aromatherapy products by Earthly Good (value $28)
(2) 2 Handmade lavender and flax eye pillows for relaxation, handmade by yoga instructor Mary Ann Iannacchione (value $20)
Case of over a dozen mixed household and companion animal cleaning products from Earth Friendly Products (value over $100)
Collection of cruelty-free gift items from PETA (value approx. $50)
 "Just for the Health of It" cooking class from Jodi O'Neill (value $45)
Free yoga session and instructional DVD "Flowing Gentle Path Yoga" from Yoga for Joy, by Joy Anandi (value $50)
 Foot massage and reflexology session by Victoria Casey, NC Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (value $60)
Portrait for up to five people, including an 8"x10" picture by Mark Jacoby Wedding Photography (value $195)
Portrait at Duke Gardens or other location TBD by Vibrant Memories Photography (value $150)
Gift certificate from American Dance Festival for two tickets to any performance in the 2007 season (except Thursdays) (value at least $72)
(3) 3-CD set "Global Voices: Traditional, Sacred, and Contemporary Vocal Music" by Bob Haddad of Music of the World ($40)
Small vegan gift basket and book "Benny Brontosaurus Goes to a Party" from Sun Flour Baking Company (value $23.90)
Three books donated by Lantern Books:

"Lantern Family Vegan Cookbook" by Brian McCarthy (value $20)

"101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian" by Pamela Rice (value $20)

"Bird Flu" by Michael Greger, MD, donated by Lantern Books (value $30)

Tom Regan's "Empty Cages" worth $15, signed and donated by Tom Regan

Tom Regan's "Animal Rights, Human Wrongs" worth $15, signed and donated by Tom Regan

Books donated by the author, Rynn Berry:

"Food for the Gods: Vegetarianism and The World's Religions" (value $20)

"The New Vegetarians" (value $11) and "The Vegan Guide to New York City-2007" (value $10)

"Hitler: Neither Vegetarian Nor Animal Lover" (value $11)

    

 (5) Pravin Shah's "Essence of World Religions" and "The Book of Compassion" ($6.95), donated by Pravin Shah of Jain Center of NC
Books and canvas bag from Quail Ridge Books & Music, Raleigh (worth several hundred dollars)
Nine advance reading copies and proof books worth more than $150 from Regulator Bookshop, Durham
 Small pitcher and covered jar functional pottery from Sarah Howe of Sarah's House of Clay (value $30)
Basket, bandana, soup mix, chutney, and owl gourd from Ten Thousand Villages of Raleigh fair trade retail store (value $28.45)
... plus the first 270 people to come to the event will get a 1 ounce packet of organic body polish from Trillium Organics

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