PETA’s ‘Lettuce Lady’ to Dish Up Veggie Dogs on Capitol Hill

For Immediate Release:
July 8, 2014

Moira Colley 202-483-7382

Washington – Watch out, Capitol Hill: Here comes PETA! The group, led by a bikini-clad “Lettuce Lady” wearing nothing but strategically placed lettuce leaves, will dish up free, delicious, heart-healthy veggie dogs at this year’s Congressional Veggie Dog Giveaway, PETA’s answer to the meat industry’s annual Hot Dog Lunch on National Hot Dog Day, and I thought you might be interested in including this event in your calendar section:

What:    PETA’s Congressional Veggie Dog Giveaway

Where: Rayburn House Office Building Courtyard, Independence Ave. S.W. and First Street S.W., Washington

When:   Wednesday, July 16, noon

Photos from last year’s event are available here. For more information, please visit

For Media: Contact PETA's
Media Response Team.


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