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Celebration of Life Banquet Now Live Online Event
The Celebration of Life banquet will still be held live on Friday, October 9th. The event will be brought straight to your device, and don’t worry- you do not have to be a technical guru to figure out how to watch. We promise. It is still our commitment to bring you an inspirational, life-affirming event.
You Can Expect:
- an update on the ministry from Executive Director Tom Shevlot
- real stories from women who have come to us for help
- an inspirational message from keynote speaker Trey Gowdy
- the event hosted by Peter Heck
Rest assured, if you have already registered for the Celebration of Life event, your registration will transfer.
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.
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