Illinois Citizens for Life to Hold a Benefit Dinner in Honor of Adoption on Oct. 2

This year’s 43rd Annual Benefit Dinner for Illinois Citizens for Life will be A Celebration of Adoption – Profiles in Courage.  If you are adopted, have adopted kids or are longing to adopt, come join us for this joyous celebration of the gift that adopted children are, on Friday, Oct. 2, at The Carlisle in Lombard.  Go to to get more details and/or print out an ad contract which also has a place where you can sign up for the dinner.  Contribution is $75 (table of 10 for $700) or $85 at the door; students/clergy are $35.

There will be brief talks from Rebecca MacDougall of Bethany Christian Services on how to encourage adoption, plus parents of adopted children, an adopted child, and a birth mother who made the adoption decision for her child. The evening will also include honoring Drs. Hiram and Jaronda Crawford of the Pro-Life Pro-Family Coalition with a Witness for Life award.  Call ICL at 630-852-5448 for more information.