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 May.
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, June 11: Dr. Robert Harner, cardiologist, “Your Health is Your First Wealth”
Dr. Harner helped form Rockford Cardiology Associates in 1973; he was an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine—Rockford for 37 years. Dr. Harner now practices at NorthPointe Clinic. He will discuss the causes of heart attacks, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease and prevention through diet and behavioral changes.
No VIM meetings or newsletters in July and August
Tuesday, September 10: 25th anniversary VIM potluck!
Wednesday, September 11: Celebrate VIM’s25th anniversary with Dr. Neal Barnard, president of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, at U of I College of Medicine, “Power Foods for the Brain” lecture & book signing. Co-sponsored by the medical school. This event is free and open to the public.