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Experience. Trust. Success . South Dakota Right to Life “ Proudly Pro-Life!” Agenda 9:00 – 9:30 Registration 9:30 – 10:15 Opening Session ~Prayer, Pledge, Star Spangled Banner, and Intro.~ 10:15 – 11:00 Anti-Coercion Law ~Dr. Allen Unruh from the Alpha Center~ 11:00 – 11:45 General Membership Meeting ~SDRTL President Doug Schueller~ 11:45 – 12:15 Lunch ~Catering by Pizza Ranch including g-free options~ 12:15 – 1:15 Health Care Rationing ~NRLC President Carol Tobias~ 1:15 – 1:30 Break 1:30 – 2:30 Region Meetings 2:30 – 3:30 A proudly pro-life story in art ~Nellie Edwards~ 3:30 – 3:45 Break 3:45 – 5:00 Pain of the Unborn/Pro-life Legislation ~NRLC President Carol Tobias~ 5:00 – 5:30 Closing ~Final wrap-up, rug raffle, and closing song~ 2011 Convention
Keynoter: Other speakers/presenters: Introducing our convention speakers… A native of North Dakota, Tobias has served on the NRLC board of directors since 1987. From 1983 to 1991 she was executive director of North Dakota Right to Life and in 1991 Keynoter, Carol Tobias was hired as NRLC political director, a position she held until 2005. During her tenure as NRLC political director, pro-life majorities were elected to both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. In both 2000 and 2004, she oversaw the efforts of NRLC’s political action committee on behalf of George W. Bush. Mrs. Tobias was elected by the NRLC board of directors at its spring board meeting. The board of directors is comprised of representatives from each of NRLC’s 50 state affiliates and 8 directors elected at-large. NRLC is the nation’s pro-life organization which is representative of the country’s grassroots pro-life citizens and activists. Jenna Haggar has served in the state legislature in 2007 as an advocate for the rights of unborn babies and end of life issues. In 2008, she worked on a United States Senate campaign. In addition to her professional background, Jenna has spent time actively serving others. She has volunteered as an English tutor to immigrants in the Sioux Falls region and as a chess tutor in area schools. Jenna has done mission work at various orphanages within the United States and Mexico, and is a Youth Leadership Mentor through Summit Ministries. Continuing to work throughout the community in various aspects Jenna now serves the people of South Dakota in the House of Representatives and sits on the Education and Health & Human Services committees. Emcee, Rep. Jenna Haggar
Other speakers/presenters: Dr. Allen Unruh has been involved in the Pro-life movement since 1973. He has been an avid speaker setting up Right to Life chapters throughout South Dakota in the early years and has served on the Board of Directors. He and his wife Leslee founded the Alpha Center – a pregnancy care center. The Alpha Center has grown to be one of the largest in the country seeing over 5,000 clients a year. They also founded the National Abstinence Clearinghouse teaching sexual integrity and healthy choices to young people. Dr. Unruh has done numerous national interviews including Democracy Now, Fox News, SD Public Radio, and dozens of other national and state radio and TV interviews and has debated nationally known radio talk show host Rosanne Barr, the ACLU, and the Alan Colmes show. Speaker, Dr. Allen Unruh Nellie Edwards began painting recently with no previous fine art painting experience . Her life-long dream was to "one day take lessons." In the meantime, she devoted herself to her vocation as wife and mother (eventually of eight) and her passion for ProLife work, including spreading the good news of Humanae Vitae, to help protect the sanctity of all human life. Speaker, Nellie Edwards Other speakers/presenters: Follow Us Online: www.sdrl.org SDRTL on Facebook SDRTL on Twitter SDRTL on Youtube
Your South Dakota Right to Life South Dakota Right to Life Board of Directors 7 Regional Directors South Dakota Right to Life divides the state into 12 regions, each of which is entitled to two directors on the SDRTL Board of Directors. SDRTL members who are interested in serving on the Board may contact their region’s director(s) or the State Office for protocol. The Full Board of Directors aspires meets three times annually: the afternoon before the Hour of Reflection in Pierre on Jan. 22, once during the summer, and the evening before the annual convention in the fall at the convention city. REGION 1 Dave Fromelt, Webster REGION 2 OPEN REGION 3 Kristal Larson, Madison REGION 4 OPEN REGION 5 OPEN REGION 6 Dana Randall, Aberdeen REGION 7 Terry Blue, Huron REGION 8 Dan Hargreaves, Stickney Valerie Johnson, Mitchell REGION 9 Gloria Duenwald, Hoven Spencer Cody, Hoven REGION 10 Mansour Karim, Pierre Doug Schueller, Pierre REGION 11 OPEN REGION 12 Donald Rausch, Rapid City ► South Dakota Right to Life (SDRTL) is a non-profit organization dedicated through education and legislation to defending the innocent human lives threatened by abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia. ► SDRTL was founded as a grassroots, non-profit organization in 1972. It continues to the be a strong, non-partisan, non-sectarian pro-life voice with a network of chapters throughout South Dakota. ► SDRTL is affiliated with the national Right to Life Committee, the nation’s largest pro-life organization with over 3,000 local chapters. ► Every quarter over 5,000 households and hundreds of churches receive LifeFact , SDRTL’s quarterly newsletter. ► A network of dozens of local Right to Life chapters continue pro-life advocacy throughout the state. ► SDRTL maintains an office in Pierre and a website for pro-life advocacy. Executive Board 2009 to 2011 PRESIDENT: Doug Schueller, Region 10 VICE PRESIDENT: Dan Hargreaves, Region 8 SECRETARY: Gloria Duenwald, Region 9 TREASURER: Mansour Karim, Region 10 PAST PRESIDENT: Dana Randall, Region 6 NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Valerie Johnson, Region 8
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Paid for by Daugaard for South Dakota. Linda Mickelson Graham, Treasurer. The Care of Human Life And Happiness, And Not Their Destruction, Is The First And Only Object of Good Government. -Jefferson All Life Is Precious Peter A. & Elizabeth (Glodt) Rausch Memorial www.rauschherefords.com 200+ descendants have been baptized in the Cathedral of the Prairies. Pictured are Peter A., Elizabeth holding Frank; Nick P. on saddle horse, Wm. P., John J. and hired hand with the teams of horses. Not pictured is baby sister Olivia. Picture taken on their farm SW of Hoven around the time of the ground breaking of the Cathedral of the Prairie. Jacquot Insurance Services Life – Health – IRAs – Long Term Care (605-348-6323) Lynda Jacquot-Imberi: Proud to support Right to Life [email_address] 1719 W. Main St Rapid City, SD 57702
NEW • PRE-OWNED • FINANCING • MAINTENANCE Willrodt Motor Company Inc is a certified Daimler Chrysler Five Star dealership with a huge inventory of high quality new and pre-owned vehicles. The team at Willrodt Motor Company Inc believes that customer service means making your vehicle buying experience an enjoyable one. www.willrodtmotorco.com For more information or tickets, please call St. Anthony’s Rectory (605) 948-2451 Major Concert Sponsors Welcomed General Admission $30; Patron Tickets $125; Sponsored Pews $1,000; Premium Sponsored Pews $1,500 This year’s concert will include a unique performance by the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mr. Henry Charles Smith. The concert will also feature the Northern State University’s Chamber Singers, featured soloist Craig Irvin, and the Regional All-Faiths Chorus directed by Mr. Mike Coyne. Join us for a magical musical experience! Eighth Annual 'Christmas on the Prairie' Concert 3 p.m. ~ Sunday, ~ December 4th St. Anthony’s Church in Hoven
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“ Nothing we do to defend the human person, no matter how small, is ever unfruitful or forgotten. Our actions touch other lives and move other hearts in ways we can never fully understand in this world. Don’t ever underestimate the beauty and power of the witness you give in your pro-life work.” ~Archbishop Charles Chaput Keep up the good work South Dakota Right to Life! Arbor Pro Tree Care of Aberdeen is Proudly Pro-Life.
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Without Life , Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness would be Impossible! Mitchell Area Right to Life HOLT ELK FARM Pam Holt Purebred Rocky Mountain Elk Cresbard, SD 35819 148 th St. & Kevin 605-324-3246 We are… Proudly Pro-Life! Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 Leola Area Right to Life 10856 364 Ave., Leola, SD (605) 439-3630
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Hoven Knights of Columbus St. William’s Council 4750 A Father is a Protector We encourage all men, especially fathers, to protect all children from the moment of conception and to strive to continually give good examples and keep harmful influences away.
PRO-LIFE PRO-FAMILY Serving South Dakota for over 35 Years through Political and Legislative Action South Dakota Eagle Forum FOR GOD FOR FAMILY FOR COUNTRY FOR YOU Serving South Dakota “ America you are beautiful… And blessed… The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being, but especially the weakest and most defenseless. If you want equal justice for all and true freedom and lasting peace, then America, defend life.” ~ Pope John Paul II to Life Area Milbank Right “ For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; that I know very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth.” Psalms 139:13-15 Campbell County Right to Life Our family was blessed through adoption! Honor Life , Kurt, Donna, & DaShawn Rausch