West Virginians for Life held annual dinner
The Morgan County Chapter of West Virginians for Life, Inc. (WVFL) held their twelfth annual Respect Life dinner on September 22 at the Berkeley Baptist Family Life Center. The dinner was not only a fundraiser, but also a time for pro-life people to gather together and have food and music. Over 90 people from various denominations attended the event.
Carol Ambrose, as the master of ceremonies, introduced the speakers for the evening as well as giving recognition to the many workers responsible for pro-life activity in Morgan County.
Everett Powell, Pastor of Berkeley Baptist Church, gave the invocation.
Helgi Nelson told how the Knights of Columbus were involve with the pro-life effort in Morgan County.
Allen Loughry was the key speaker for the evening. Loughry is a supreme court attorney, author and West Virginia native. He is currently a candidate for State Supreme Court Justice. He is author of Don’t Buy Another vote, I won’t pay for a Landslide.
During Loughry’s talk he sought and received interaction from the audience testing their knowledge of the Supreme Court and the Pro-Life cause.
Music was provided by Bob Williams accompanied by his wife Eun Yea Williams. His theme went from religious to patriotic. He has performed in Nashville and recorded an album. The Williams live in Morgan County.
Funds collected from the dinner will be used for a pro-life billboard on Route 522, the chapter’s quarterly newsletter, plus materials for booths at the Morgan County Fair and the Apple Butter Festival.