October 16, 2015 Share

Fundraiser to benefit Women’s Care Center in Fort Payne features national speaker

Carol EverettBy Joseph M. Morgan


FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Sav-A-Life of DeKalb County is hosting a fundraiser banquet on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Christian Life Center at First United Methodist Church in Fort Payne. The annual banquet serves as the primary fundraiser that help sustain the many facets of Sav-A-Life’s ministry, the Women’s Care Center in Fort Payne, a pro-life non-profit orgnization that provides free, confidential counseling, support and education to women facing unplanned pregnancies. The featured speaker for the event, Carol Everett, is a best-selling author and national leader within the pro-life movement.

Everett is unique among the pro-life movement because she has experience on both sides of the abortion issue, having been both a consumer and provider.  From 1977 to 1983, Everett was involved in operation of four pregnancy termination clinics overseeing 35,000 pregnancy terminations.  According to Everett, however, her life was forever changed when she became a member of the Christian faith.

Today, Everett is more committed than ever to safeguarding the health of women and their babies all over the U.S.  She is a best-selling author and president and founder of The Heidi Group, an agency formed to network resources for crisis pregnancy and women’s centers.  The organization also has a prayer ministry, bringing together Christians to pray for salvation of those in the pregnancy termination industry, to ask for strength for believers, and the seek the end of pregnancy termination.

The Heidi Group has produced several nationally-syndicated pro-life television commercials as well as two videos, “The Light of Life” and “Abortion Techniques.”  Everett has been a featured guest on national broadcasting programs including “Focus on the Family”,  “700 Club,” and others.

Tickets to the Oct. 22 event are $20 and are available at Women’s Care Center (107 4th St. SW, Fort Payne) or by calling 256.845.0838.


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