Focus On Life Annual Benefit Dinner

Focus on Life Dinner

Focus on Life Dinner – Downriver


October 25 @ 6:00 PM9:00 PM

$40 adults – $25 students & clergy

Focus on Life Dinner sponsored by Downriver affiliates of Right to Life of Michigan;

Venue:  at Orlando Family Banquet Center,
15001 Sibley Road, Riverview, MI 48193
Dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m. and conclude around 9:00 p.m.


Lisa Gigliotti

“THE COURAGE TO HONOR THE END OF LIFE” – Author, Administrative Law Judge, Policy Advisor for the Michigan State Senate and Governor and survivor of twelve major surgeries and more than twenty five years living with two severe physical problems.  Lisa will talk about the fears and values that society places on end-of-life and the use of moral encouragement to honor a person at the end of life whether as an individual by caring for an ill person, or as a society by advocating for adequate pain management, hospice, psychological, and spiritual services.


Christopher Gawel

A native of Chicago, Christopher currently resides in the Detroit Metro area.  He attended Sacred Heart Major Seminary.

Chris is a track/cross-country coach at Cabrini High School in Allen Park, where he also taught theology prior to becoming coach.  He serves as coordinator of the Young Adult and Campus Ministry for the Archdiocese of Detroit.

An active participant in the pro-life cause, Chris attends Marches for Life in Washington, DC and prays onsite at abortion mills.  He has served as Emcee for the Downriver Focus on Life Dinner for the past several years.


Right to Life of Michigan Downriver affiliates
(734) 775-3618


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