Written by: Lindsay Langhals

Who: You’ve been chosen by Elizabeth’s New Life Center to attend this year’s annual Dayton Partnership Banquet!


What: Our annual fundraising banquet event is featuring Peggy Hartshorn! Margaret (Peggy) Hartshorn, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, and the first President/CEO of Heartbeat International! She has been involved in the pregnancy help community since 1973. Her work began with housing mothers in her own home and grew to include co-founding Heartbeat’s Option Line, teaching and training pregnancy help staff in 54 countries, and founding new centers on six continents! We are thrilled to welcome her to our Dayton Banquet! The event will include appetizers, dinner, dessert, and a cash bar.


Where: The Hope Hotel at Wright Patterson AFB 10823 Chidlaw Rd. Dayton, OH 45433


When: Thursday, April 15 Dinner: 5:30 PM

Friday, April 16 Lunch 11:AM

Friday, April 16 Dinner: 5:30 PM


Why: ENLC hosts banquets in each of our territories every year to raise funds and awareness for the important work we do. It is our pleasure to host you as you join us in hearing from inspirational leaders in the Pro-Life Movement. You can also expect updates on what’s going on with each of our programs, especially Women’s Centers of Ohio. This year is extra exciting as it will be featuring the presentation of our first-ever Women of Strength Scholarships!


How: You can register for the banquet by contacting Lori Ernest at (937) 226-7414 ext. 430 or lernest@ElizabethNewLife.org. If you have a group of friends that would like to attend, consider hosting a table. Reach out to Angela Wagner at (937) 991-0162 or awagner@ElizabethNewLife.org for more information. Table hosts will have the opportunity to participate in a VIP experience with Peggy, appetizers, and an open bar.


Still not convinced you should attend?

In addition to our first-ever scholarship presentation, this year has some exciting features including the following silent auction items:

  • Gorgeous rose gold morganite and diamond necklace from long-time supporters, Marlyn Jewelers, valued at $875! This piece features a .91ct pear-shaped morganite set in the center circled by .08ct of round brilliant cut diamonds on an 18-inch box chain.

  • A chauffeured night out from Bruce Wayne Ventures! Spend your evening enjoying a with 1-2 close family members or friends in a $650,000 2016 Rolls Royce Phantom Limelight. The car is one of only 25 in the world and only 6 in the US! The winner will be driven around for shopping or anything else they would like over a two to three-hour period, including a gift card for dinner.

We hope you will join us for this once-a-year event! If you plan to attend, please bring your appetite and whatever contribution you may feel called to give to the important work provided by ENLC.