August 24, 2007

Alan Keyes to speak at Right to Life of Indianapolis dinner

Alan Keyes, a nationally known pro-life statesman and author, is the keynote speaker for the 25th annual “Celebrate Life” dinner on Sept. 18 at the Indiana Convention ­Center in Indianapolis.

Sponsored by Right to Life of Indianapolis, the dinner raises funds for the organization’s pro-life educational efforts to protect the unborn, disabled and elderly.

Keyes served the U.S. State Department for 11 years and is currently writing books and speaking publicly about America’s moral crisis.

He will discuss confronting the culture of death, and share compelling and ­inspiring reasons about why legalized ­abortion must be banned in the U.S.

The reception begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards program at 7 p.m. then Keyes’ speech at 8 p.m. at the ­Sagamore Ballroom at the convention ­center, located at 100 S. Capitol Ave. in Indianapolis.

During the dinner, State Sen. Jeff Drozda (R-Dist. 21, Westfield, Ind.) will be honored with the organization’s Respect Life Award for distinguished pro-life ­service as an elected official since 2002 and St. Luke parishioner John Hanagan of Indianapolis will be recognized with the organization’s Charles E. Stimming Sr. Pro-life Award for distinguished pro-life volunteer service since he retired from Bank One nine years ago.

Dinner reservations are $50 per person and can be made by calling Right to Life of Indianapolis at 317-582-1526 or registering online at †

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