APCC set to host annual Banquet for Life

By: 
Abigail Gibson

PIKEVILLE — Join Appalachian Pregnancy Care Center (APCC) in celebrating their fifth-annual Banquet for Life at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. Preparation is already underway for this exciting event.

“I am full of excitement for this year’s banquet,” APCC Director Kay Hammond said. “We are so thankful for the continued support we receive each year to make this event a success.”

Hammond said funds from the banquet help provide and maintain programs for the center.

“We are investing in our future,” she said. “The event raises a level of awareness within the community, in addition to raising money to maintain a much needed facility within our region.”

Hammond said it will be a night to cherish.

“Committee members have been working diligently to make this magical night a reality,” she said. “I hope the community will join us as we celebrate the legacy of life.”

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by The Greater Mount Sinai Baptist Church Choir, an all men’s choir from Lynch. They will be performing some favorite hymns.

Throughout the evening, attendees will have the opportunity for a photography session with Deneisha Osborne owner of Moments of the Heart Photography and visit a photo booth. They will also be able to purchase silent auction items donated by various local businesses and individuals.

Sponsorships are still available. Diamond sponsorship ($3,000) includes two tables of eight, banner and program recognition.

Gold sponsorship ($2,000) includes a table of eight, banner and program recognition. Silver sponsorship ($1,000) includes a table of eight and program recognition.

Businesses and individuals may purchase tickets for a table of eight for $500, non-profit organizations and churches can purchase a table of 10 for $400 and individual tickets for $65.

For more details, to become a sponsor or register for the event by email apcc@setel.com, call 606-433-0700 or visit their office at 193 Main St., Pikeville.

The APCC was founded in 2007 and serves 12 counties.

The non-profit organization offers services and support for women, teens and families facing the uncertainty of unplanned pregnancies while helping secure a brighter, more stable future for themselves and their newborn.