Napa Valley – Gala

When:
November 17, 2017 all-day
2017-11-17T00:00:00-08:00
2017-11-18T00:00:00-08:00
Where:
Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club
Napa County
CA
USA

NAPA VALLEY GALA

Napa Valley Gala
This year our speaker will be Melissa Ohden.
Melissa is the survivor of a failed saline infusion abortion in 1977. Despite the initial concerns regarding Melissa’s future after surviving the attempt to end her life at approximately seven months gestation, she has not only survived but thrived. With a Master’s Degree in Social Work, she has worked in the fields of substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence and sexual assault counseling, and child welfare.
Melissa was formerly a College Outreach Speaker with Feminists for Life and is the former Patron of Real Choices Australia. She has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, and the Australian Parliament. Melissa is on the Board of Directors for the Vitae Foundation, a national organization which uses media to advance a culture of life.
In 2012, Melissa founded The Abortion Survivors Network (ASN). ASN seeks to educate the public about failed abortions and survivors while providing emotional, mental and spiritual support to abortion survivors. Since ASN’s inception, Melissa has been in contact with over 209 survivors.
Come hear about Melissa’s journey and support Alpha’s work in Napa! Tickets are $150 each for our Napa Gala.
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