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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, May 8:  Environmental Impact of Factory Farming with William Deuerling. Will Deuerling grew up in the Rock River Valley. Attending the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, Will received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Renewable Energy. Graduating in 2012, he began working at UTC Aerospace Systems. Since then, he has held various positions in Engineering, Facility Management, and Test Lab Operations. While growing in his career, he returned to school to earn a Master’s in Sustainable Systems Engineering from the UW – Madison. Mr. Deuerling readily applies these at work and in his personal life. He volunteers his time with Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful in an effort to give back to the community.

Tuesday, June 12: Picnic 6:30 - 8:30pm at Alpine Park Stone Shelter 2 near the park exit.  Located at 950 South Alpine (between State St and Newburg Road).  Please bring a dish to pass, your own place settings and something to drink.  There will be no charge for the evening.  There is no program so we will just enjoy each other's company!

Tuesday, September 11: Kate Sullivan of Kate's Pie Shop

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


Vegetarians In Motion

Rockford, Illinois