VegFest Sun 4/28, Potluck Wed 5/1!

VegMichigan’s VegFest Presents:

VegFest 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Info from VegFest:

Come celebrate VegMichigan’s 20th Annual VegFest and learn why there has been a huge increase in plant-based eating and find out how it can benefit you. This year promises to be the biggest and best VegFest ever! Enjoy over 60 amazing restaurants, free taste samples, cooking demos, cruelty-free shopping, fun for the kids, over 10 entertaining and informative presentations, including Hollywood celebrity Alicia Silverstone and the very popular Dr. Michael Greger. We have doubled the hall space, widened the aisles, and added seating to give attendees plenty of room to enjoy the event. We also added some brand new attractions!

VegFest is Michigan’s largest event focused on promoting the health, ethical, and environmental benefits of a plant-based lifestyle. It will be held at Michigan’s premier convention center, The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Get advance tickets online for only $12.50, or $17 at the door. (link to Facebook page) Children 5 and under are free. Your online advance tickets will be conveniently emailed to you so that you can print your tickets or use your smartphone to easily enter the event. Once you enter the Suburban Collection Showplace, enter the VegFest through the Hall C Entrance. For a list of all the speakers and more information visit: VegMichigan.org

From Sheri:  I will be attending VegFest, and I hope you will join me!  The more we go and ask for WFPB vendors, the more options we will have.  Please also visit the booth for the Plant Based Prevention of Disease Conference (P-POD.org)!  The May 2019 conference is in Raleigh NC, and will be bringing the conference to Michigan in May 2020!

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Plant Powered for Health Potluck Meeting!

Wednesday May 1st, 6-8p

Bring a favorite dish plant based dish to share, or just bring yourself! 🙂

Special features:

Sarah Read will share about her family’s plant based journey and her recent road trip to meet Rip Essestyn!

AND
Rebecca Henderson from Green Wagon Farms will tell us about their CSA program!

The address is:

GRCC DeVos Campus-Sneden Hall-Meeting Room 103 or 108

415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring for the potluck? See the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!! Come at 6pm whether or not you are participating in the potluck.

Facebook Invitation HERE!

Questions? Send us an email!  plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Bring friends and loved ones!

Food*Friends*Science*Support

Can’t wait to see you there!

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PBNSG Presents:

Dr. Brooke Goldner, MD:

Reversing Autoimmune Disease with Supermarket Foods

Wednesday, May 15th, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

 

Groves High School, Beverly Hills, Michigan

 

You may remember her from the movie, Eating You Alive. She will be speaking on Reversing Autoimmune Disease (and any inflammatory illness) With Supermarket Foods.

What we will learn:

  • How Dr. Goldner reversed her own Lupus after 12 years of severe chronic illness

  • The 6 Steps to Healing with Supermarket Foods

  • Case Studies in Reversing Chronic Inflammatory Illness with Supermarket Foods

Question and Answer session to follow.

Click HERE for tickets or visit PBNSG.org

We will be carpooling from Grand Rapids for this event!  Visit our Facebook Group HERE to discuss!

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In the Grand Rapids Area
– Other locations noted in parenthesis-

Save the Date!

*Sunday April 28th, 10:30a-5p: VegMichigan’s VegFest! Facebook invitation HERE!

*Wednesday May 1st, 6-8pm: Plant Powered for Health potluck and meeting!   Facebook invitation HERE!

Wednesday May 15th 6:30-8:30pm (Detroit):  PBNSG presents Dr Brooke Goldner!  Healing autoimmune disease with supermarket foods!  Tickets HERE! 

*Saturday May 18th-Monday May 20th, 2019 (North Carolina):   The Plant Based Prevention of Disease National Conference! Medical Professionals AND the entire public welcome! (CEU’s available) P-POD website HERE and Facebook invitation HERE.

*Wednesday June 5th, 6-8pm: Plant Powered for Health potluck and meeting!   Facebook invitation HERE!

More to come!!! More food meet ups, and fun coming up!  Join us!!

Reminder, our main meetings are (almost) always the first Wednesday of each month!  Stay tuned to our Facebook Page, click here to “Like” and subscribe to upcoming events!  We also have a Facebook group where we can visit and share between meetings, click here and request to join.  You may also follow our blog, plantpoweredforhealth.com for news and events! Questions?  Email:  Plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Would you like to be a financial supporter in any amount?  We appreciate all help big or small!
Paypal:  paypal.me/PlantPower

Can’t wait to see you!

Food, Friends, Science and Support!!

 

Potluck Meeting Wed. April 3rd and more!

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Plant Powered for Health Potluck Meeting!

Wednesday April 3rd, 6-8p

Bring a favorite dish plant based dish to share, or just bring yourself! 🙂
The address is:
GRCC DeVos Campus-Sneden Hall-Meeting Room 103 or 108
***We are awaiting room confirmation so watch for signs***

415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring for the potluck? See the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!! Come at 6pm whether or not you are participating in the potluck.

Facebook Invitation HERE!

Questions? Send us an email!  plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Bring friends and loved ones! 

Food*Friends*Science*Support

Can’t wait to see you there!

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Plant Based Roots Presents:

A Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration
with Sheri Orlekoski RN

Wednesday April 10th, 6-7:30 pm

Sheri is a PCRM Food for Life Instructor, a Registered Nurse, and the founder Plant Powered for Health support group.   Plant Based Roots is organizing this event as part of their “Vegan University” education series, and Grand Rapids Natural Health is hosting!

Sheri will be demonstrating heart healthy dishes that also taste delicious. Of course, samples will be provided!

Bring your family and friends out for this great event! Eventbrite tickets HERE

Grand Rapids Natural Health
638 Fulton St W. Ste B
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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VegMichigan’s VegFest Presents:

VegFest 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Info from VegFest:
Come celebrate VegMichigan’s 20th Annual VegFest and learn why there has been a huge increase in plant-based eating and find out how it can benefit you. This year promises to be the biggest and best VegFest ever! Enjoy over 60 amazing restaurants, free taste samples, cooking demos, cruelty-free shopping, fun for the kids, over 10 entertaining and informative presentations, including Hollywood celebrity Alicia Silverstone and the very popular Dr. Michael Greger. We have doubled the hall space, widened the aisles, and added seating to give attendees plenty of room to enjoy the event. We also added some brand new attractions!

VegFest is Michigan’s largest event focused on promoting the health, ethical, and environmental benefits of a plant-based lifestyle. It will be held at Michigan’s premier convention center, The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Get advance tickets online for only $12.50, or $17 at the door. (link to Facebook page) Children 5 and under are free. Your online advance tickets will be conveniently emailed to you so that you can print your tickets or use your smartphone to easily enter the event. Once you enter the Suburban Collection Showplace, enter the VegFest through the Hall C Entrance. For a list of all the speakers and more information visit: VegMichigan.org

From Sheri:  I will be attending VegFest, and I hope you will join me!  The more we go and ask for WFPB vendors, the more options we will have.  Please also visit the booth for the Plant Based Prevention of Disease Conference (P-POD.org)!  The May 2019 conference is in Raleigh NC, and will be bringing the conference to Michigan in May 2020!

Plant Powered Potluck Meeting Wed 3/6!

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Plant Powered for Health Potluck Meeting!

Wednesday March 6th, 6-8pm

Special guest Linda Jones from the GR Food Co-op initiative will tell us about the effort to bring this coop to our community! And Sheri will share the hottest new WFPB chef blog, cooking with Sammy and Sarah!  If they can do it, you can too!

Bring a favorite dish plant based dish to share!

The address is:

GRCC DeVos Campus-Sneden Hall-Meeting Room 103

415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring for the potluck? See the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!! Come at 6pm whether or not you are participating in the potluck.

Facebook Invitation HERE!

Questions? Send us an email!  plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Bring friends and loved ones!

Food*Friends*Science*Support

Can’t wait to see you there!

First Wed Potluck Meeting TONIGHT Jan 2nd!

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Wednesday January 2nd 6-8pm

Plant Powered for Health Presents:

New Year New You!  Leap into 2019! 
     
 

The address is:

GRCC DeVos Campus-Sneden Hall-Meeting Room 108 or 103
415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring for the potluck? See the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!! Come at 6pm whether or not you are participating in the potluck.

Facebook Invitation HERE!

Questions? Send us an email!  plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Bring friends and loved ones! 

Can’t wait to see you there!

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For other events happening this month, see our Newsletter that was released this week  including seeing Dr. Joel Fuhrman in Detroit, Chinese food meet up, VegLakeshore potluck, recipes and more!  If you aren’t receiving the email to your inbox, please send Sheri a request to plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com!

HOLIDAY POTLUCK WED 12/5!

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Wednesday December 5th 6-8pm

Plant Powered for Health Presents:

Holiday Theme!

We’ll mix and mingle to the jinglin’ beat, and share with each other favorite recipes that are neat!

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Dennis, our local plant based Dentist, will tell us about his trip to the Wellness Forum Health conference!

Sheri will demo a fun whipped topping (aquafaba) treat!

The address is:
GRCC DeVos Campus-Sneden Hall-Meeting Room 108 or 103
415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring for the potluck? See the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!! Come at 6pm whether or not you are participating in the potluck.

Facebook Invitation HERE!

Questions? Send us an email!  plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Bring friends and loved ones!

Can’t wait to see you there!

Thanksgiving Potluck Meeting 11/7!!

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Wednesday November 7th 6-8pm

Plant Powered for Health Presents:

Thanksgiving Theme!

Stacy Idema will be demonstrating her holiday mashed potatoes and gravy along with sweet potato pudding!!

We’ll discuss ideas for “plantifying” your holiday menu and more!

The address is:

GRCC DeVos Campus-Sneden Hall-Meeting Room 108 or 103
415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring for the potluck? See the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!! Come at 6pm whether or not you are participating in the potluck.

Facebook Invitation HERE!

Questions? Send us an email!  plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Bring friends and loved ones!

Can’t wait to see you there!

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PlantPure Communities Restaurant Campaign!
Let’s meet up for delicious food and certify restaurants as having whole food plant based and oil free options!

***THURS Dec 13th 4-8pm***

Show this flyer/tell them we sent you, a portion of your meal will benefit our group!


***THURS Dec 13th 4-8pm***

Meet up AND a FUNdraiser!!!  All purchases will benefit our Plant Based Nutrition Support Group!!

Pieology Pizzeria
2006 E Beltline
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Pieology has delicious wood fired pizza with an array of beautiful toppings and salads, so do not miss this chance to enjoy great food and help support Plant Powered for Health from 4- 8 PM. Dine in or take out, vegan, gluten free and oil free options too. Just tell them we sent you!!

Plant Powered for Health is collaborating with Plant Based Nutrition Support Group (PBNSG.org) and all sales will help to fund our group meetings and events!

This is located across the street from Knapp’s Corner at the Knapp’s Crossing complex in front of D&W Grocery store.

Restaurants will receive a certificate of participation, and a PlantPure community listing as a participating restaurant!

Please SHARE this event with ALL your friends!! Thank you for your support and SEE YOU THERE!!
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For this seasonal and delicious pumpkin butter recipe, see our group newsletter by clicking HERE!  If you are not yet receiving our newsletter, please sign up!  Email:  Plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Dr. Breakey in Grand Rapids Oct 3rd!

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ATTENTION GRAND RAPIDS!!

Wednesday October 3rd 6-8pm

Plant Powered for Health Presents:

Dr. Robert Breakey, MD!

Health is the Gift You Give Yourself

  • Health begins to decline for most Americans when they reach middle age. Yet this doesn’t happen in areas of the world where a Whole Food Plant Based lifestyle is the cultural norm.

  • Dr. Breakey lays out the incredible health benefits of this way of life for both you and your loved ones. Q+A session follows his presentation, so bring your loved ones and your questions!

  • Whole foods plant based-vegan potluck at 6pm to kick meeting off, please join us for dinner/discussion and welcome Dr. Breakey!
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  • There is no cost for this event, but donations will be accepted.

Dr. Breakey, MD is a 5th generation graduate from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his Family Medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin in 1984. He has practiced Lifestyle Family Medicine in Ann Arbor for 32 years, and has a special interest in Whole Food Plant Based Nutrition and the natural healing process!

Wednesday October 3rd 6-8pm

The address is:

GRCC DeVos Campus-Sneden Hall-Meeting Room 108
415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring for the potluck? See the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!! Come at 6pm whether or not you are participating in the potluck.

Facebook Invitation HERE!

Questions? Send us an email!  plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

Bring friends and loved ones!

Here is a flyer to the event!  Print and pass out to spread the word!! DrBreakeyFlyer

Can’t wait to see you there!

 

Potluck and Nicecream Social Tonight 8/1!

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Click here for these NiceCream recipes!

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Potluck and Meeting Wednesday August 1st
6:00pm-8:00 pm

We’re having a Nice Cream Social!

Following our regular potluck, we’ll enjoy nice cream and socialize!

The address is:

GRCC DeVos Campus
We will be meeting close to the regular room
(Steward Edward White Hall Dining Room)
Just down the hall in room 103, watch for the signs!

415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring, see the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!

Facebook Invitation HERE!
Questions: PlantPoweredforHealth@gmail.com

Can’t wait to see you there!!

Are you on our email newsletter list?  Stay in the now and see upcoming events!  Contact Sheri and ask to be added to the list!  Plantpoweredforhealth@gmail.com

 

 

Potluck meeting Wed 7/11!

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Potluck and Meeting Wednesday July 11th
6:00pm-8:00 pm! 

**Note change in date-2nd Wed. this month only**

Plant Based Grilling
and
Quick and Cool
Recipes!!

The address is:

GRCC DeVos Campus-Steward Edward White Hall Dining Room
(may be in a nearby room-watch signage!)

415 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We have permission to park for free in the parking lot of the administration building! Need directions? plantpoweredforhealth.com/about

If you aren’t sure what to bring, see the Facebook invitation for ideas or just bring yourself!

Facebook Invitation HERE!
Questions: PlantPoweredforHealth@gmail.com

Can’t wait to see you there!!