Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM CDT
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Tanners Brook Golf Club 
5810 190th Street N
Forest Lake, MN 55025

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Jill King 
Lakes Life Care Center 

Lakes Life Care Center Passion for Life Banquet 

Please join us for our Annual Passion For Life Fundraising Banquet on Thursday, October 7th 2021 at beautiful Tanners Brook Golf Club. 

Doors open at 5:30 for Social Hour

Dinner at 6:30

Program begins at 7:15

Keynote Speaker - Mary Ann Kuharski (Billboards Across America)

Mary Ann Kuharski is a wife and mother of 13 children, six of whom are adopted and of mixed races with "special needs". She and her husband John are members of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Minneapolis, and are active members of the Knights of Columbus.They are now grandparents to a growing and extended family.

Mary Ann is an author and national speaker on life and family issues. She is a founding member and Director of PROLIFE Across AMERICA, known as “The Billboard People” for its positive and persuasive educational messages, which have appeared in 46 states. They annually sponsor more than 1,000 radio ads and 7,500 billboards — in addition to online ads and college campus ads.

Mary Ann has served in various aspects of the pro-life movement as well as being a volunteer counselor offering support to women with problem pregnancies. She has served as an Advisory Board Member of the National Council for Adoption and on the MN Governor's Task Force regarding children with handicaps and special needs. She has testified twice in Congress on adoption related issues and has appeared on local and national radio and television.

In 2005, Mary Ann received the Catholic Unity Award from Catholic Music and Media Association. In 2006, she received the Catholic Woman of the Year Award from the National Catholic Daughters of the Americas. In 2008, she received the Leading With Faith Catholic Business Leader Award by the Catholic Spirit Archdiocesan Publication. In 2017, she was the recipient of Relevant Radio’s Christ Brings Hope Award.

Mary Ann is a frequent speaker at pro-life events, in addition to Marriage and Family conferences, Eucharistic/Marian conferences, and Advent and Lenten retreats.



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