April 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Prairie Winds Event Center
Orange CIty
Kari Beadner

Light the Way!
Guiding Star Orange City 2nd Annual Gala and Dinner
April 16, 2019
6-8pm Dinner and Festivities
Keynote Speaker: Abby Johnson
Prairie Winds Event Center
Orange City, IA

VIP reception at 5:30pm for all Sponsors/ VIP ticket holders

A Dinner will be served and you will meet Abby Johnson!
Abby Johnson has always been fiercely determined to help women in need. This desire is what led Abby to a career with Planned Parenthood, our nation’s largest abortion provider, and caused her to flee the organization, becoming an outspoken advocate for the pro-life movement.

During her eight years with Planned Parenthood, Abby quickly rose through the organization’s ranks and became a clinic director. However, Abby became increasingly disturbed by what she witnessed. Abortion was a product Planned Parenthood was selling, not an unfortunate necessity they were fighting to decrease. Still, Abby loved the women that entered her clinic and her co-workers. Despite growing unrest within her, she stayed on and strove to serve women in crisis.

All of that changed on September 26, 2009 when Abby was asked to assist with an ultrasound-guided abortion. She watched in horror as a 13-week baby fought for, and ultimately lost, its life at the hand of the abortionist.

At that moment, she fully realized what abortion actually was and what she had dedicated her life to. As it washed over Abby, a dramatic transformation had occurred. Desperate and confused, Abby sought help from a local pro-life group. She swore that she would begin to advocate for life in the womb and expose abortion for what it truly is.

Planned Parenthood did not take Abby’s departure sitting down. The organization is fully aware the workers who leave are their greatest threat. They took immediate action to silence Abby with a gag order and brought her to court. The lawsuit was quickly seen as the sham it was and it was ultimately thrown out of court.

The media was and continues to be, intensely interested in Abby’s story as well as she continued efforts to advocate for the unborn and help clinic workers escape the abortion industry. She is a frequently requested guest on Fox News and a variety of other shows. She also the author of the nationally best-selling book, Unplanned, which chronicles both her experiences within Planned Parenthood and her dramatic exit.

Today, Abby travels across the globe sharing her story, educating the public on pro-life issues, advocating for the unborn, and reaching out to abortion clinic staff who still work in the industry. She is the founder of And Then There Were None, a ministry designed to assist abortion clinic workers in transitioning out of the industry. To date, this ministry has helped over 430 workers leave the abortion industry. Abby lives in Texas with her husband and seven precious children.

Find how to join us in our Movement to Light the Way for a Culture of Life in NorthWest Iowa!

Celebrate our 2nd year of service and be the first to hear our Big Announcement of NEW special services that will impact our community greatly.

You don’t want to miss this exciting event!

Our Event is being underwritten by:
Pizza Ranch
Diamond Vogel
Northwestern Bank
Hampton Inn


Bronze Table sponsors($250)
receive a reservation for Table of 8
2 tickets for the VIP reception with Abby Johnson

Silver Table Sponsors receive ($500)
Select seating reservation for Table of 8
2 tickets for the VIP reception with Abby Johnson
4 tickets to the “Unplanned” movie premiere

Gold Table Sponsors receive ($1000)
Premium seating reservation for Table of 8
4 tickets for the VIP reception with Abby Johnson
4 tickets to the “Unplanned” movie premiere
2 Autographed copies of Abby Johnson’s book Unplanned

Complimentary General Seating RSVP (if available) will begin April 1, 2019

All attendees will have the opportunity to support Guiding Star Orange City in our coming year of service and be the first to hear our BIG ANNOUNCEMENT that will impact our community greatly!

All proceeds will fund the mission of Guiding Star Orange City; to Cultivate a Culture of Life which encourages and empowers women in their natural feminine abilities through natural, Wholistic, Life-Affirming Health Care Service, Education, and Support.

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