AAVS Anniversary Dinner
American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) is celebrating their 125th anniversary.
You can help them celebrate (I'll be there for dinner on Saturday, I can hardly wait!):
125th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
6:00 p.m. reception
7:15 p.m. dinner
Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue
Located on the Avenue of the Arts in the heart of Philadelphia at Broad and Walnut Streets
$250 per reservation
Please note Space is limited and reservations are necessary. If you would like to attend this event, please contact AAVS at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800)SAY-AAVS.
Join us for a celebration of 125 years of work to end the use of animals in science! The evening will include:
• Key note speech by Tom Regan, author, philosopher, and animal rights activist
• Presentation of the Caroline Earle White Award to Shirley McGreal, Ed.D., O.B.E., founder of the International Primate Protection League (IPPL)
• Inaugural screening of a short film documenting the history of AAVS
• Musical entertainment by Anna Crusis Women’s Choir.
Anna Crusis Women's Choir, founded in 1975, is the country's oldest feminist choir and has been honored for its community service in the Philadelphia area.
Sunday, April 6
“Speaking Up for Animals' Rights – A Historical Perspective”
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: National Constitution Center, Kirby Auditorium
525 Arch Street, Independence Mall, Philadelphia
Fee: No charge (note that admission to National Constitution Center exhibits requires a fee)
This panel discussion promises to be truly stimulating and informative. Participants include panel chair Bernard Unti, Ph.D., Senior Policy Advisor and Special Assistant to the President of the Humane Society of the United States; Craig Buettinger, Ph.D., Professor of History at Jacksonville University; and Susan Finsen, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy at California State University – San Bernadino.