General Assembly Brunch Invite: Join PETA and Pups on the Pedestrian Plaza

For Immediate Release:
January 28, 2019

Moira Colley 202-483-7382

Richmond, Va. – Tomorrow morning, PETA will hold its annual General Assembly Brunch on the pedestrian plaza in Richmond, complete with delicious food from Hampton Roads favorites My Vegan Sweet Tooth and Yorgo’s Bageldashery, tea and coffee, and adorable rescued dogs Maggie, Leonard, Crystal, and Ping Pong.

When:     Tuesday, January 29, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Where:     The pedestrian plaza on Bank Street, Richmond

“PETA looks forward to sharing food and information about our work and to brightening legislators’ day with a pack of wonderful rescued pups,” says PETA Senior Vice President Daphna Nachminovitch. “We invite everyone to join us and enjoy vegan goodies and some puppy love as we all explore ways to help animals in 2019.”

PETA’s motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to abuse in any way,” and more information about the event is available here.

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Media Response Team.


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