Naturally Rockford: Vegetarians in Motion Annual Dinner June 12

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Dr. Neal Barnard’s diabetes discussion at India House

Vegetarians in Motion (VIM) will hold its “End of the Season Celebration Dinner” at the India House Restaurant, 6430 E. Riverside, Rockford, Tuesday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. The low-fat vegan buffet will offer a variety of tasty foods, including an appetizer, three veggie dishes, bread, dessert and drinks. The cost is $20, which includes tax and gratuity. This event is open to the public.

Reservations should be made by June 5 with Carol Burmeister, 1717 Old Wood Road, Rockford 61107. Checks should be made payable to Vegetarians in Motion. For more information, call 815-397-5579.

Vegetarians in Motion, founded in 1988, offers information and support for people interested in a vegetarian lifestyle. Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month (excluding June, July and August) at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Rockford. Visit

In addition, Thursday, June 21, at 7 p.m., VIM has invited Dr. Neal Barnard, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) to speak about “Reversing Diabetes.” He will speak at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, 1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford, IL 61107. Dr. Barnard will share findings from his latest research showing a low-fat vegan diet can help many patients cut their blood sugars, improve their insulin sensitivity, and reduce, if not eliminate, their medications. Admission is free, and reservations are not needed for this presentation.

from the June 6-12, 2007, issue

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