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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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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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People Rally to Defund Abortion Giant

People Rally to Defund Abortion Giant

It is past time to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider. On April 28, 2018, #ProtestPP organized the third annual National Day of Prayer and Protest against Planned Parenthood and Grand Rapids Right to Life sponsored the local rally.

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Student Trailblazer Joins GRRTL Team

Student Trailblazer Joins GRRTL Team

In April, Cassidy Shooltz joined the team at Grand Rapids Right to Life as the new student trailblazer.

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A Busy Weekend at Women’s Expo

A Busy Weekend at Women’s Expo

For the fifth year, Grand Rapids Right to Life sponsored a booth at the West Michigan Women’s Expo in downtown Grand Rapids at DeVos Place.

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Five Compete in Oratory Contest

Five Compete in Oratory Contest

Five students competed in the 29th annual Grand Rapids Right to Life High School Oratory Contest on Tuesday, March 6.  Paige VanKlompenberg, a homeschooled freshman, won the competition and received a $150 scholarship.

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Lindgren Wins Prolife Youth Award

Lindgren Wins Prolife Youth Award

The 2018 Grand Rapids Right to Life Prolife Youth Award winner was Clare Lindgren, a home educated senior. Lindgren won a $100 scholarship and has been nominated for Right to Life of Michigan’s $500 award.

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All Ages Moved by “Grácia”

All Ages Moved by “Grácia”

Grand Rapids Right to Life sponsored a private, one-night-only screening of the prolife film “Because of Grácia” at Celebration! Cinema South on February 8. More than 200 people attended this event.

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President Trump Addresses March

President Trump Addresses March

In January, Grand Rapids Right to Life organized 11 buses to travel from Michigan to Washington, DC, for the 45th annual March for Life.

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Verwys Shares Stories at Memorial

Verwys Shares Stories at Memorial

On January 14, a sunny but cold Sunday afternoon, almost 200 people came to honor and mourn the 59,000,000 little lives lost to legal abortion.

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