A Letter From The Executive Director

On March 12, 2020, Governor Holcomb announced that any groups, organizations, or companies that will have gatherings of over 250 people should cancel those events. As of March 12th, we had nearly 900 people registered for our upcoming banquet and it was on pace to break an attendance record, which is terrific.

Unfortunately, given the recent events impacting our planet with COVID-19, we will be postponing our annual banquet. Although it is a disappointment to many, the good news is we were able to secure a new date and retain our keynote speaker, Trey Gowdy. The new date is Friday, October 9, 2020 at the JW Marriott. 

For those who have registered, your registration is secure for the new date so there is nothing you will need to do. We will be updating everyone as more information becomes available. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone being impacted by this virus. We would also ask that you keep Life Centers in your prayers as our annual banquet is the largest source of revenue for the ministry, and it sustains us for the lean summer months until our next event in the fall.

In His service,

Tom Shevlot
Executive Director


This event is our largest fundraiser to fund the ministry and to raise awareness of the life-saving work done in our seven centers every day.

Who: Trey Gowdy, Keynote speaker

What: 2020 Celebration of Life banquet

When: Friday, October 9 at 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm)

Where: JW Marriott, 10 S. West Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Why: Benefits men and women facing pregnancy-related decisions

Cost: $60/Person, Table Reservations are also available

About the Keynote Speaker: Trey Gowdy graduated from Baylor University in 1986, with a degree in history, and the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1989. Trey was a federal prosecutor from 1994-2000. He received the highest performance rating a federal prosecutor can receive – two years in a row. In 2000, Trey left the U.S. Attorney’s office to run for 7th Circuit Solicitor (District Attorney) in Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties. As 7th Circuit Solicitor, he implemented a Drug Mother Protocol designed to assist expectant mothers break the cycle of addiction. In 2010, he ran for congress to represent the 4th Congressional District and served in congress for four terms. After announcing he would not seek re-election, in January of 2019, Trey returned to his beloved South Carolina to practice law. Trey is married to Terri Dillard Gowdy, a first grade school teacher in Spartanburg, South Carolina. They have two children, Watson and Abigail.

Interested in becoming a sponsor: See this sponsorship form for more information. 

Promotional Resources: Download here, or we can supply prints for you. 16:9 slide, 4:3 slide, 11×17 poster, half sheet bulletin.


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