On Sunday, January 16, Grand Rapids Right to Life hosted the Memorial Procession for the Unborn to honor and mourn the unborn babies killed by abortion since 1973.
Five students won a March for Life scholarship by completing an application form and writing a short essay on how they will use the March for Life experience in their daily life.
More than 20 students from a variety of schools submitted entries to the eighth annual Prolife Essay Contest. The junior division was open to students in grades 7-9 and the senior division involved students in grades 10-12.
The fall gathering of Life in the 616 had a good group of guests who enjoyed a cup of coffee, made new prolife friends, and enjoyed the conversation sparked by the speaker’s presentation.
Through family stories and humorous anecdotes, Gov. Mike Huckabee explained why he was personally and passionately prolife at the 34th annual Focus on Life Benefit Dinner on Monday, October 11.
Activities during the third Leadership for Life Base Camp included dynamic speakers, interactive games, and prayer in front of the only free-standing surgical abortion facility in Grand Rapids.
The last Car Hop Coin Drop of the year was held on Wednesday, August 18. New supporters participated and almost $400 was raised in one afternoon to help the prolife efforts of Grand Rapids Right to Life and the work of five local pregnancy care centers that distribute material goods to moms and babies.
Building R in Grandville was perfectly suited for the casual and intimate prolife conversations that took place at the latest installment of Life in the 616 on June 10.
The 14th annual Prolife Golf Classic was a sold-out event with 144 golfers participating. Although blistering heat was predicted, a balmy, overcast day greeted the golfers on Monday, June 7, at Pilgrim’s Run Golf Club.
A sold-out crowd was on hand to hear local author, Mary Jo Thayer, launch her first novel, Close to the Soul. Spring into Life, a new event sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life, was held on Thursday, May 20, at the beautiful Union Pavilion at Railside.