Hope your new year is going well but America had a rough week. Check out this cartoon that is a great commentary on the tragedy. http://editorialcartoonists.com/cartoon/display.cfm/94716/
We can be proud of Pres. Obama’s response. If you haven’t had a chance to see his speech at the memorial service check it out here. http://my.barackobama.com/page/community/post/maryhough/gGMbqC
As you know, we did not hold a RPM meeting this month but will resume on Monday Feb. 14th. The Steering committee is meeting Jan. 24th, so if you have any suggestions for topics let me know.
There are some upcoming events you may be interested in. Move-on is holding a planning/potluck meeting on Tues. Jan. 18th. Rockford Chip Association is sponsoring a documentary about food and disease on Tues. Jan. 25th and Winnebago County Democrats are holding their annual fundraiser on Fri. Jan 28th. See below for details.
Hope you chose to continue to make Rockford a progressive community.
Yours in peace and progressive change.
1. What: Move-On planning/ potluck
When: Tues. Jan 18th 6PM
Where: Just Goods Just Good Store at 201 7th Street. Rockford
2. What: FORKS OVER KNIVES, a DOCUMENTARY FILM Sponsored by The University of Illinois College of Medicine & Rockford CHIP Alumni Association
When: Tuesday, January 25 at 6:30 PM
Where:: University of Illinois Rockford – Auditorium 1601 Parkview Ave. Rockford, please use the (old) south entrance
This 90 minute film examines the profound claim that many chronic diseases can be prevented, controlled, and even reversed, by making simple changes in the way we live
3. What: Win Dems-7th Annual Paul Simon Memorial Dinner
When: Fri. January 28th 6PM
Where: Radisson Inn 200 South Bell School Road, Rockford