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Tonight: Huckabee Speaks in Chicago Western Suburbs
Contact: Tom Ciesielka, 312-422-1333, tc@tcpr.net

CHICAGO, May 8, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tonight, Illinois Right to Life will host former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee to headline their banquet at the Carlisle, in Lombard, Illinois.

Gov. Huckabee is the former two-term governor of Arkansas, best-selling author, FOX TV Host, and pastor.

Also in attendance will be Illinois business owners who have sued the Health and Human Services Department over the Abortion Mandate. These company leaders will receive Illinois Right to Life's Champion of Life Award at the event for their heroic defense of innocent human life. Numerous political and pro-life leaders are also expected to attend.

"This is an incredible opportunity for Illinoisans to meet and hear from an influential American leader, pastor, FOX TV host, and author who shares their conservative values," said Emily Zender executive director of Illinois Right to Life.

The event is public and all proceeds will benefit Illinois Right to Life's educational work in Illinois.

WHAT: Illinois Right to Life Celebrating Love! Every step of the way Banquet

WHEN: TONIGHT, May 8, 2014, cocktail hour is from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Carlisle, 435 E. Butterfield Road, Lombard, IL 60148
MAP: goo.gl/EspRgk

WHO: Former Governor Mike Huckabee, keynote

Time Magazine honored Governor Huckabee as one of the five best governors in America and he served as chairman of the prestigious National Governors Association. Governor Huckabee is the author of nine books, four of which have been on the New York Times Best Seller list. The Huckabee Report is heard on nearly 600 stations across the country.

Additional information can be found at www.IllinoisRightToLife.org.

Media inquiries can be directed to Tom Ciesielka at 312.422.1333, tc@tcpr.net

Media interested in attending the event are required to contact Tom Ciesielka before 3 p.m. today.

Illinois Right to Life is a not-for-profit organization that educates on the authentic dignity of women and the value and beauty of all human life from natural conception through natural death. As the state’s first pro-life organization, Illinois Right to Life employs innovative grassroots approaches to spread a message of love and hope in life.