Pro-Life Coalition Hosts Eight Annual Celebration
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 21, 2013 – Now when support of religious freedom and the sanctity of human life is most needed, more than 4,000 tri-state residents will gather at the World Peace Bell, 421 Monmouth St., Newport, KY, on Sunday, June 2, for the eighth annual Cross the Bridge for Life.
All are invited to participate in this yearly celebration as thousands of people cross the Purple People Bridge and fill it with the joy of life.
Festivities begin at 1:30 p.m. including music by Office of African American Catholic Ministries Gospel Choir from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, the Lee Roessler Band, Circus Mojo performers, face painting, balloon artists, and more.Food will be available for purchase from several vendors.
The walk begins after a brief program at 3 p.m. featuring Honorary Event Chairman Matt Swaim, producer of the Son Rose Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio/EWTN; plus Rev. Mario Tizziani representing the Diocese of Covington, Pastor Peter LaRuffa of Grace Fellowship Church, and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s bishop, Most Reverend Joseph Binzer.
Dr. William Polzin, eminent fetal care specialist and Medical Director for Healthy Beginnings, will ring the World Peace Bell. Bagpipers from the Ancient Order of Hibernians will once again lead walkers across the bridge.
The event will end back at the World Peace Bell with a free picnic by JTM Food Group, and more music by the Lee Roessler Band.
A coalition of more than 20 area pro-life organizations presents this positive event for the community. For more information, see CrossTheBridgeforLife.com or contact planning committee co-chair Karen Riegler (Kentucky) or Paula Westwood (Ohio).