KOSCIUSKO — On May 3, Heartline Pregnancy Center will host its annual Gathering of Hope Banquet at the Winona Heritage Room in Winona Lake. Over 300 guests are expected to attend this year’s event.
Kelsey Vander Vliet, marketing director of Indianapolis adoption agency Adoption Support Center, is the keynote speaker for this year’s event. Kelsey is a birth mother who advocates for ethical adoption and adoption support. She founded the blog From Anotha Motha, where birth moms nationwide come together to support each other in the adoption process.
The emcee for the banquet will be Josh Wildman, CEO of Wildman Business Group. Josh is an active member of the Warsaw community, serving as a volunteer or board member for places such as 2nd Mile Missions, YMCA, Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce, and Joe’s Kids.
“The Gathering of Hope Banquet will have two excellent speakers in Kelsey and Josh this year,” said Alyx Bates, Heartline’s director of operations. “We’re thrilled that Silveus Insurance Group, 212 Media Studios and Roche Constructors are our platinum sponsors for the event.”