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GRRTL Thanks Volunteers

GRRTL Thanks Volunteers

When the hard work is done, and shortly before it starts again in the new year, Grand Rapids Right to Life honored volunteers at a Christmas party at Railside Golf Club in Byron Center.

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Billboard Encourages Prolife Vote

Billboard Encourages Prolife Vote

For a month before the general election, Grand Rapids Right to Life sponsored two digital billboards encouraging people to vote for life. With a fall football theme, the billboard message challenged people to “score one for the babies.”

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LifeFest Rallies Teens for Life

LifeFest Rallies Teens for Life

The annual LifeFest Youth Rally was off to an exciting start as local students flooded through the doors of The Edge Urban Fellowship on Sunday, October 7, expecting to be inspired and encouraged to take a bold stand for life.

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Malkin Speaks on the Right to Life

Malkin Speaks on the Right to Life

With her stark, no-nonsense opinions on the right to life issue, conservative columnist Michelle Malkin addressed 1,000 people at the 31st annual Focus on Life Benefit Dinner. This gala event took place on Tuesday, September 25, at the DeVos Place ballrooms.

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Athletes Take to the Courts

Athletes Take to the Courts

The weather was beautiful as more than 35 men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles teams took to the courts in the sixth annual Benefit for Life Pickleball Tournament at Belknap Park on Saturday and Sunday, August 4 and 5.

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Record Numbers Golf in Outing

Record Numbers Golf in Outing

Celebrating 11 years, the Prolife Golf Classic on Monday, June 4, was the largest event ever with more than 125 golfers. Participants of all ages and skill levels enjoyed a fun day of golf, practice balls, food, prizes, and on-course games at the stunning Pilgrim’s Run Golf Club in Pierson.

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Barton Motivates and Impresses Crowd

Barton Motivates and Impresses Crowd

On Tuesday, May 15, Grand Rapids Right to Life sponsored an educational event at the Grand Rapids Theological Seminary on the campus of Cornerstone University. Ordained minister, millennial, and history buff Tim Barton flew in from Texas to speak on “Our Constitutional (& Prolife) Heritage.”

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Breakfast Crowd Enjoys Hekman’s Stories

Breakfast Crowd Enjoys Hekman’s Stories

More than 100 people attended the annual Focus on Life Breakfast at The Bluff Banquet Center on Wednesday, May 10. Randall Hekman, former assistant prosecuting attorney and Kent County Probate-Juvenile Court judge, was the keynote speaker.

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GRRTL Welcomes Prolife Ambassador to Team

GRRTL Welcomes Prolife Ambassador to Team

In June, Thomas Lawrence joined the Grand Rapids Right to Life team as the prolife ambassador. He will work with area churches to promote and build a culture of life in faith communities.

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Bike & Hike Families Enjoy a Fun Day

Bike & Hike Families Enjoy a Fun Day

The weather was sunny and beautiful, the participants were happy and energetic, and all of the funds raised will support the prolife efforts of Grand Rapids Right to Life.

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