Celebrating Life Luncheon (Our 16th Year!)
Wednesday, october 25, 2017 | Hilton Anatole, Chantilly Ballroom
2201 N Stemmons Fwy Dallas, Texas 75207
11:00 AM Reception
12:00 PM Luncheon and Speaker
1:30 PM Adjourn
Luncheon Chairs: Tiffany & Paul Divis
Honorary Chairs: Michal & Lloyd Powell
Join us for a powerful story of redemption & grace
with luncheon speaker
Circle of Life Sponsorships
Underwriting of $10,000 or greater includes:
- Premier Table for 10
- Invitation for 2 to the Circle of Life Reception
- Invitation to Patron Party
- Prominent recognition in all printed materials
Tree of LIFE - $50,000
Tree of HOPE - $25,000
Tree of PEACE - $15,000
Tree of KINDNESS - $10,000
William Noble Rare Jewels has generously donated a gift certificate that entitles the bearer to $10,000 toward the purchase of inventory at regular price.
Does not include sales tax and is not applicable toward special order, repairs, custom designs, or appraisal services.
Raffle tickets are sold for $50 each or 3 for $100
Jennifer O’Neill is an internationally acclaimed model, actress, film and television star, spokesperson, producer, author and fundraiser. She is the proud mother of three and noted among the most beautiful women in the world. With 35 plus feature films and numerous television movies and series to her credit, Jennifer is the first to tell you she is truly blessed. Jennifer is best known for her role in the film, Summer of ’42, and her 30-year endorsement of CoverGirl makeup. Jennifer has used her life’s experiences as a platform to promote the sanctity of life and make others aware of the political, social and emotional consequences of the pro-choice movement. Jennifer O’Neill is the Spokesperson for the International Silent No More Awareness Campaign and has been a passionate fundraiser for hundreds of Crisis Pregnancy Centers across America. Currently, Jennifer and her non-profit organization, Hope and Healing at Hillenglade™, provide time away at her horse farm in Nashville, Tennessee, for our Military Warriors, Veterans, First Responders and their families to experience the therapeutic wonder of horses. She appears regularly on radio and television shows on behalf of LIFE, especially the Fox News Channel. Jennifer has addressed the U.S. Senate and Congress to request more research concerning the devastating aftermath of abortion and continues to march in Washington D.C. and around the country for LIFE. The subjects of post-abortive hope and healing are highlighted in all eight of Jennifer’s Biblically based books. Her films, Hillenglade and Caught In A Lie, are presently in pre-production and due for release in the near future. Jennifer O’Neill embraces her hope and healing theme by sharing her life’s experiences with a passion, humor and enthusiasm that resonates with all generations.
Loyd W. Powell, Jr. was born in East Texas. The family moved to Dallas when Loyd was a young boy so he could attend St. Mark’s School of Texas. After graduating from St. Mark’s, Loyd attended the University of Denver and then received his MBA from Southern Methodist University. His career began when he was a young boy by his father’s side going to oil rigs in north central Texas and southern Oklahoma. Since 1968, Loyd has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Cholla Petroleum, Inc. He is singularly responsible for maturing the company financially, operationally and technically to what it has become today. In 2013, Loyd was honored by Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association as one of the Texas Top Producers.
Michal Hutcheson Powell was born in West Texas. After graduating from Andrews High School, Michal pursued a college degree from Baylor University. She received a master’s degree from Southern Methodist University and began her professional career in Dallas working for Strasburger & Price, first as the Recruiting Administrator and then as the head of Business Development. In 2015, Michal served as the Chairman of The Crystal Charity Ball. Michal has served on many non-profit Boards in our community, including Council for Life, and in 2009, Michal chaired the Celebrating Life Luncheon. Currently, Michal serves on the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army and as a Trustee on the Baylor Health Care System Foundation Board. In 2016, D CEO named Michal as one of Dallas’ 500 Business Leaders. In 1984, Michal and Loyd married in Dallas. They are the proud parents of four children and are delighted with the additions to the family of two daughters-in-law and four granddaughters. On weekends, Michal and Loyd can be found in Bosque County, where the family has a cattle ranch. Michal and Loyd are active in Men of Nehemiah, a ministry and recovery program for men, located in South Dallas. With their children, they have made several mission trips to Guatemala. They are members of Park Cities Baptist Church. Michal and Loyd strongly believe God’s gift of life is sacred and must always be protected.
Thank you for your generous support.
Your contribution to this 501(c)(3) organization is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. All donations are subject to Council for Life’s Gift Acceptance Policy, available on the Council for Life website. The use of any funds received in excess of our goals for the listed beneficiaries will be approved by the Board of Directors in accordance with this Policy.