SOURCE: Friends for the Dearborn Animal Shelter

Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter

September 05, 2012 15:37 ET

Fundraiser Evening Benefits Adoptable Animals in Care of Dearborn Animal Shelter

3rd Annual "No Beast Feast" Vegetarian Dinner

DEARBORN, MI--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) - The Dearborn Animal Shelter presents its third annual No Beast Feast fundraiser dinner featuring fresh and hearty vegetarian cuisine. The dinner celebrates the fine art of vegetarian cooking with appetizers, entrees and desserts. Local eateries are participating in serving up specialty dishes, including Bangkok 96 Thai restaurant Dearborn, Inn Season Café, Royal Oak, Henry Ford Community College Culinary Arts School, 2 Edgy Veggies and Park Place Catering, Dearborn. 

This year, special guest Dr. Kerrie Saunders will offer insight about how plant-based foods can be nutritional heroes. Dr. Saunders is a nationally known author and presenter, having been featured on television, newspaper and magazines, including her popular "Ask Dr. Kerrie" advice column in VegNews. She will be showing a sneak preview of her brand new Food Demo DVD series, When Bachelor Meets Homemaker (packed with super simple, super nutritional recipes) with pre-sales available during the evening and partial proceeds benefiting the Dearborn Animal Shelter. 

Elaine Greene, Executive Director of the Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter, commented, "This is a great way to experience vegetarian fare for those who are curious about new food choices, have vegetarian friends or are simply ready for a fun evening out to benefit the animals in our care." The evening's activities also include door prizes, a tin can raffle and entertainment. Attendees can take home recipes to try vegetarian specialties in their own kitchens or pick up a Vegetarian Starter Kit from VegMichigan.

No Beast Feast takes place on Friday, September 14th, from 6pm to 10pm at Park Place, 23400 Park Street, Dearborn, Mi. 48124, located 2 blocks south of Michigan avenue on the west side of Outer drive. Tickets are $45 in advance, $50 at the door and tickets include full dinner, soft drinks, beer, wine and more. All food is prepared vegan. Purchase tickets from the Shelter online or by calling their main phone.

The Dearborn Animal Shelter is located at 2661 Greenfield Road, Dearborn, and is operated by the Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Main phone (313) 943-2697 and on the web www.DearbornAnimals.org, you can follow the Shelter on Facebook or Twitter.