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TVS Thanksgiving 2009

Raffle Prizes for
Daytime Seating at Café Parizäde


We have 67 prizes worth $3,564!
$25 gift certificate from Cafe Parizade, Durham

$25 gift certificate to Spice Street, Chapel Hill

$25 gift certificate from Vita, 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

$25 gift certificate for lunch or dinner for two at Cafe Curry Leaves, Morrisville

$20 Gift certificate at Cool Breeze Indian Chaat Vegetarian Restaurant, Cary

$30 gift certificate from Margaret's Cantina, Chapel Hill

Dinner for two from Lilly's Pizza, Raleigh (worth $45)

$25 gift certificate from Carrboro Raw juice and smoothie bar

Gift certificate for a dozen vegan cupcakes from Bliss Boutique Bakery (worth $29)

Gift certificate for a vegan cake from Once in a Blue Moon Bakery (worth $25)

  Tin of mixed vegan baked goods from Dharma Bakery (worth $30)

10 $2 coupons for gourmet frozen "locopop" Mexican paleta from Locopops, Durham/Raleigh/Chapel Hill (worth $20)

$25 gift certificate from Whole Foods Market, Raleigh

Green Home Cleaning Kit from Whole Foods Market, Chapel Hill (worth $70)

T-shirt, 3 coupons for free package of Field Roast vegan Sausage, and 3 coupons for $1 off any Field Roast product (worth $47)

Hemp milk and hemp milk ice cream from Living Harvest (worth $10)

(3) Mini-wheel (8-ounce) of Sheese and Tub of Creamy Sheese imported by Black Duck Imports from Bute Island Foods, Scotland (each prize worth $19)

(2) 2 10-ounce bottles hot and 2 10-ounce bottles mild Pluto's Certified Organic Jerk Sauce (each prize worth $16)

$30 gift certificate from Vegan Essentials

4 bags of Food Should Taste Good tortilla chips (worth $12)

(2) Pure Vegan or Pure Kidz gift basket (each prize worth $133)

One-of-a-kind cattleya hybrid orchid in bloom by The Orchid Trail (worth $60)

(4) 5# organic non-animal Yum Yum Mix fertilizer from Soil Mender Products (each prize worth $10)

Gift certificate for one free starter closet or $500 off a larger project from Closet Factory

Gift basket of Tom's of Maine products (worth $50)

  Collection of assorted baby care products from Women's Birth and Wellness Center (worth $58)

Gift bag of assorted baby care products from The Triangle Diaper Company (worth $95)

Gift basket of assorted baby care products by Nature's Baby Organics (worth $73)

  "Just for the Health of It" cooking class from Jodi O'Neill (worth $50)

Five yoga classes from Patanjali's Place (worth $65)

$505 gift certificate toward a portrait session with Tamara Lackey Photography

Portrait and 8"x10" print by Mark Jacoby Photography (worth $150)

  Customized pet portrait session by Lisa Figgins of VIVA Photography (worth $125)

Portrait by Vibrant Memories Photography (worth $150)

Gift certificate from American Dance Festival for two tickets to any performance in the 2010 season (worth $72)

  Gift certificate for 2 tickets to Gaspard & Dancers, Dec. 6, 2009, donated by Gaspard Louis (worth $50)

Gift certificate from Carolina Ballet for two tickets to the "Nutcracker" (worth $100)

  Tom Regan and Carl Cohen's "The Animal Rights Debate", signed and donated by Tom Regan (worth $15)

Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Terry Hope Romero, and Sara Quin's "Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World", donated by Perseus Books, publisher; plus, from Earth Balance, 2 coupons for Earth Balance spread (worth $23)

Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero's "Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar", donated by Perseus Books, publisher; plus, from Earth Balance, 1 coupon for Earth Balance spread (worth $22)

Bryant Terry's "Vegan Soul Kitchen", donated by Perseus Books, publisher (worth $19)

"Vegetarian Revenge: Better Living without Chemistry" by Karen Q. Petersen Mann and Philip E. Mann, donated by Purslane Press, publisher (worth $20)

(2) Jonathan Safran Foer's "Eating Animals", donated by Little, Brown and Company, publisher (each prize worth $26)

Rynn Berry's "Hitler: Neither Vegetarian Nor Animal Lover" and "The Vegan Guide to New York City-2009" (worth $21)

Rynn Berry's "Famous Vegetarians & Their Favorite Recipes" (worth $17)

Joan Dunayer's "Animal Equality: Language and Liberation", donated by the author (worth $25)

"Strategic Action for Animals" by Joy Melanie and "The Animal Activist's Handbook" by Matt Ball and Bruce Friedrich, donated by Lantern Books, publisher (worth $35)

"The Love-Powered Diet" by Victoria Moran and "How to Eat like a Vegetarian Even If You Never Want to Be One" by Carol Adams and Patti Breitman, donated by Lantern Books, publisher (worth $40)

(2) "That's Why We Don't Eat Animals" by Ruby Roth, donated by North Atlantic Books, publisher (each prize worth $17)

"That's Why We Don't Eat Animals" by Ruby Roth and "'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving" by Dav Pilkey, donated by Vicki Sheeler; AND Child's Field Roast t-shirt by Field Roast Grain Meat Company (worth $46)

(2) J.S. Bradford's eco-novel about the animal rights movement, "Creatures of the Covenant" on CD (each prize worth $7)

1-year (12-issue) subscription to "Our State" magazine (worth $28)

Ecorations' Fun & Chic Sampler Set of Reusable Fabric Gift Wraps and Gift Bags (worth $42)

Tea and chocolate from Ten Thousand Villages in Cameron Village, Raleigh (worth $20)



Raffle Prizes for
Evening Seating at Spice Street


We have 29 prizes worth $1,299!
$25 gift certificate from Cafe Parizade, Durham

$25 gift certificate to Spice Street, Chapel Hill

$25 gift certificate from Tower South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant, Morrisville

$25 gift certificate for dinner for two at Sitar India Restaurant, Durham

10 $2 coupons for gourmet frozen "locopop" Mexican paleta from Locopops, Durham/Raleigh/Chapel Hill (worth $20)

Gift basket from Larry's Beans (worth $50)

T-shirt, 3 coupons for free package of Field Roast vegan Sausage, and 3 coupons for $1 off any Field Roast product (worth $47)

(2) 2 mini-wheels (8-ounce) of Sheese imported by Black Duck Imports from Bute Island Foods, Scotland (each prize worth $13)

2 10-ounce bottles hot and 2 10-ounce bottles mild Pluto's Certified Organic Jerk Sauce (worth $16)

$15 gift certificate from Vegan Essentials

4 bags of Food Should Taste Good tortilla chips (worth $12)

(2) Pure Vegan or Pure Kidz gift basket (each prize worth $133)

(2) 5# organic non-animal Yum Yum Mix fertilizer from Soil Mender Products (each prize worth $10)

  Folding travel bowl for companion animals, donated by Tom Regan (worth $15)

  Gift certificate for massage therapy by Teri Beckman, Licensed Massage and Body Work Therapist (worth $65)

(2) Portrait and 8"x10" print by Mark Jacoby Photography (each prize worth $150)

(2) Gift certificate for two tickets to the "Nutcracker" donated by the News and Observer newspaper (each prize worth $100)

  "The Meatrix" DVD donated by Tom Regan (worth $15)

Rynn Berry's "Hitler: Neither Vegetarian Nor Animal Lover" and "The Vegan Guide to New York City-2009" (worth $21)

Joan Dunayer's "Speciesm", donated by the author (worth $19)

(2) "That's Why We Don't Eat Animals" by Ruby Roth, donated by North Atlantic Books, publisher (each prize worth $17)

Book in canvas bag from Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh (worth $30)

1-year (12-issue) subscription to "Our State" magazine (worth $28)

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