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Education and support for those interested in a vegetarian lifestyle

Vegetarians In Motion

Rockford, Illinois


Vegetarians in Motion meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month from September through June. 

Please bring a vegetarian dish to pass (no meat, poultry, fish, meat broth or gelatin) that will serve 8-10 people, plus your own plate, silverware and cup.

To be considerate of vegans and people with food allergies, please label dishes if they contain eggs and/or dairy products. Recipes are appreciated.

Admission: $3 for members, $5 for non-members, no charge for children

Meetings are held in the Social Hall of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural Street, Rockford.
Use the main entrance on Corbridge Lane just across the street from the Church's large parking lot. 

Non-vegetarians are always welcome!



Upcoming Events

6:30pm - Potluck

7:30pm - Program

Tuesday, September 13: Dan Larson, a poor man’s Rip Esselstyn (Esselstyn is a firefighter and author of The Engine 2 Diet), will share information about his journey to veganism, and the challenges this presents in the community and work environment. He is a proponent of making veganism more “inclusive” and seeks to dispel common misconceptions and practices that make it more difficult than it has to be. Dan grew up in Rockford; he has been a firefighter/paramedic on the Rockford Fire Department for 25 years. He and his family are members of VIM.

 Tuesday, October 11: VIM members Pat and Gerald Beam, Senior Olympics

 Tuesday, November 8: Election Night Potluck - NO SPEAKER

 Tuesday, December 13: Cooking Demonstration by Patty and Ron Ingrassia

Volunteers are always needed to help setup or cleanup... come early or stay late!!


Vegetarians In Motion

Rockford, Illinois