Healthy Living Speaker Series Fundraiser with Sid Garza-Hillman and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

May 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Support Thornhill Elementary's Read-a-Thon and spend an evening with healthy living experts Sid Garza-Hillman, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, and Kristie Middleton at A Great Good Place for Books. Enjoy delicious vegan bites and a glass of wine as these authors share their insights on living your best life. 100% of the $15 ticket sales go to support Thornhill Elementary, an Oakland public school. In addition, A Great Good Place for Books is donating 15% of sales from the featured speakers' books. Limited space available, secure your ticket now! 

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About the authors:

Sid Garza-Hillman, podcaster and YouTuber, is the author of Approaching the Natural: A Health Manifesto. He graduated from UCLA with a BA in Philosophy, and is a public speaker, certified nutritionist, and Small Steps Coach–teaching people around the world his unique Small Steps approach to healthy living at He is the Wellness Programs Director at the Stanford Inn Eco-Resort, an ultra runner, and Race Director of the Mendocino Coast 50K trail ultramarathon. Sid lives on California’s Mendocino Coast with his wife and three children, horse, dog, and two cats. Visit Sid at:

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, A recognized expert and thought leader on all aspects of living vegan, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is an award-winning author of seven books. She is an acclaimed speaker and a multimedia host, beloved for her entertaining and informative videos and her inspiring podcast, “Food for Thought,” which was voted Favorite Podcast by VegNews magazine readers. Her new podcast "Animalogy" is garnering critical and popular acclaim. Colleen is a regular contributor to National Public Radio.

Colleen has appeared on national and regional TV programs, including the Food Network, CBS, PBS, and FOX. Interviews with her have been featured on NPR, U.S. News and World Report, The Chicago Tribune, The Miami Times, Pacifica Radio, Rodale News, and in countless blogs and podcasts. Her recipes have been featured on and


Raising Healthy Parents: Small Steps, Less Stress, and a Thriving Family Cover Image
By Sid Garza-Hillman, Matt Frazier (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781944903213
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roundtree Press - September 19th, 2017

The 30-Day Vegan Challenge (Updated Edition): The Ultimate Guide to Eating Healthfully and Living Compassionately Cover Image
ISBN: 9781944903145
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roundtree Press - September 12th, 2017

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