Thousands Expected at 11th Annual Event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 24, 2016 (Cincinnati, OH) – Marking its 11th annual event, more than 4,000 tri-state residents will gather at Newport’s Riverfront Row festival area, Sunday, June 5, 2016 in a joyful show of support for the sanctity of human life at every age, plus religious liberty and conscience rights.
This event moved to Newport’s Riverfront Row last year due to its increase in size. All are invited to join the crowd walking across the Purple People Bridge and filling it with the joy of life!
Festivities begin at 1 p.m. including music by Easter Rising band, face painting, balloon artists, free t-shirts and picnic, and more! Parking is available at Newport on the Levy and nearby lots.
The walk begins after a brief program at 2 p.m. featuring emcee Anna Mitchell, News Director and Producer for Sacred Heart Radio/EWTN; plus the Most Reverend Joseph Binzer, Archdiocese of Cincinnati; the Most Reverend Roger Foys, Diocese of Covington; Jackie Vezina, Lutherans for Life Chapter President in Northern Kentucky; and American Heritage Girls’ color guard.
Bagpipers from the Ancient Order of Hibernians will once again lead walkers across the bridge. The event will end back at Riverfront Row with a free picnic by JTM Food Group, and more music by Easter Rising. Several food trucks will also have treats for purchase.
A coalition of more than 20 area pro-life organizations presents Cross the Bridge for Life–a positive, family-friendly event for the entire community.