Birth mom luncheon Nov. 16 at Women's Choice Center


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Posted Online: Oct. 24, 2013, 11:55 am
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Press release submitted by the Women's Choice Center.

The Women's Choice Center, 2711 Happy Joe Drive, Bettendorf, is inviting all area women who have ever made the loving choice to deliver a child into the waiting arms of adoptive parents to join them for a celebration of birth mothers, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the center.
The event is part of an initiative by the Women's Choice Center to help improve awareness about adoption as a loving option for women facing unplanned pregnancies.
All birth moms are invited to attend this free luncheon celebration. Honored guests will hear how their sacrifice has profoundly enriched the lives of adoptive families. In addition to celebrating their life-affirming decisions, this luncheon is a chance for Birth Mom's to connect with other women who truly understand their experience.
RSVPs are requested by emailing Leigh Geramanis at leighg@womenschoicecenter or calling 563-332-0475.
























 




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