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Retreat Yourself in Rockford

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Friday, October 19, 2018 - Sunday, October 21, 2018    
All Day


Bishop Lane Retreat Center
7708 East McGregor Road, Rockford, IL, 61102

Event Type

Family Support Services at Easterseals, invites mothers/grandmothers/aunts of children with developmental disabilities for a weekend away.

The 10th Annual Retreat Yourself in Rockford will be Oct. 19-21.  Check in is at 5 p.m., retreat begins at 6 p.m.

Enjoy a weekend away networking and gaining resources from other caregivers of children with developmental disabilities.  The keynote speakers will be Nancy and Bridget Brown.  Other activities include:

  • Meditation Techniques by Dr. Shanti Hulsebus
  • Self-Defense Classe by Jimmie Getter from Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling
  • Keto/Paleo Cooking with Thomas Sullivan, Executive Chef at Biloit Memorial Hospital
  • Painting by Angie Scordato
  • Pampering:  massage, nails, haircuts and Reflexology

A limited amount of guaranteed private rooms are available for $130.00 (first come only). Otherwise, the cost is $100 for a two-night stay.

For questions regarding this event and registration, contact Patti Mook at or by calling (815) 965-5069 ext. 10303.

Funded in part by Starnet Regions I and III.  In collaboration with CFC #1.