Education and support for those interested in a vegetarian lifestyle
Vegetarians In Motion
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.
Non-vegetarians are always welcome!
6:30pm - Potluck
7:30pm - Program
Tuesday, September 12: Barbara Williams, "Enjoying Pollinators and Other Insects": Barbara Williams grew up in Pennsylvania and transplanted to Rockford 25 years ago. She's been a student of natural history and an avid birder for many years. Barbara ran the biology department of the Burpee Museum for about ten years. She has been studying our local bumble bees for the past six years, photographing them, documenting their ranges and locating populations of rare bumble bees. Recently she's begun monitoring dragonfly and bat populations in the Winnebago County area.
Tuesday, October 10: pianist Joseph Schenk will entertain us with an evening of “Music to Make Us Smile” including playing to an old time silent movie.
Tuesday, November 14: TBA
Tuesday, December 12: Troy Skwor, Ph.D. "Human Influence on Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment".
Tuesday, January 9: TBA
Tuesday, February 13: Brenda Richter, "Raw Foods for Optimum Nutrition"
Volunteers are always needed to help setup or cleanup... come early or stay late!!