James Lucas via Crowdrise
September 21, 2011
BENEFITING: FARM SANCTUARY
EVENT DATE: Dec 04, 2011
Hear Farm Sanctuary President and Co-Founder Gene Baur speak at Central Bucks Senior Citizens Center. The event will take place from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Plumstead Room at Central Bucks Senior Citizens Center which is located at 700 North Shady Retreat Road Doylestown, PA. This talk is free and open to the public. Gene will also be on hand to sign copies of his national best-seller, Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food.
No specific fee to attend, but donations will be accepted through out the day of the event. RSVP requested. Click here to attend.
Gene Baur is the co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary. Gene holds a master's degree in agricultural economics from Cornell University. He has conducted hundreds of visits to farms, stockyards and slaughterhouses to document conditions, and his pictures and videos, exposing factory farming cruelty, have been aired nationally and internationally, educating millions. He has testified in court and before local, state and federal legislative bodies, and has initiated groundbreaking legal enforcement and legislative action to raise awareness and prevent factory farming abuses. He played a significant role in passing the first U.S. laws to prohibit cruel farming systems - including the Florida ban on gestation crates, the Arizona ban on veal and gestation crates, and the California and Chicago bans on foie gras. His book, entitled Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food, was published by Simon and Schuster in 2008 and has become a national best seller.
All proceeds will be donated to Farm Sanctuary.