Love Wins: An Afternoon Of Grace And Inspiration Is May 2

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

On Point announce Laura Parrott Perry, Lisa Harper, Scottie Goodman Summerlin and Dr. Deanna Duncan will be the keynote panelists for Love Wins on Wednesday, May 2. The doors of Stratton Hall will open at 10:30 a.m. for the auction and VIP Meet & Greet will begin at 11 a.m., with lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m. 

Ms. Perry is the author of She Wrote It Down: How a Secret-Keeper Became a Storyteller and CEO of Say It, Survivor; a non-profit committed to helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse reclaim their stories as part of the path to healing. Ms. Harper is a published author, sought-after teacher and speaker and former director of women’s ministry for Focus On The Family. Ms. Godman Summerlin is a local education advocate and communications consultant for the Public Education Foundation. Dr. Duncan is a family medicine doctor and founder of Hearth Hospice. 

On Point is a youth development organization established in 1991 to partner with schools and communities to cultivate the strengths in youth and guide them on their path to thrive. Celebrating its fifth Anniversary, Love Wins is a Ladies Luncheon gathering over 400 attendees in support of the more than 12,000 youth On Point serves yearly.

Sponsorships are available at www.liveonpoint.org. Tables of eight will sell for $800, Corporate VIP tables of eight for $1,000 and individual luncheon tickets offered at $100 and VIP tickets at $125 each. 

For more information on the event, please call or email Phyllis Maynor at 899-9188 or phyllis@liveonpoint.org. To purchase tickets, visit www.liveonpoint.org.


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