April 2009 / Bott Radio Network Co-Sponsors Kansas Family Policy Council Banquet Featuring Tony Perkins in Kansas City, Saturday, April 18th
Bott Radio Network was pleased to Co-Sponsor the “Faith, Family and Freedom” Banquet at the Doubletree Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas, Saturday night, April 18th. Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. and host of “Washington Watch Weekly,” heard across Bott Radio Network, was the Keynote Speaker at the gathering. The Banquet was held to increase awareness to the public in Kansas about the Kansas Family Policy Council and their purpose, which is to support and defend Christian values. They do this by conducting public policy analysis and education, promoting responsible citizenship and influencing public opinion in six core areas: 1. Protecting and nurturing children; 2. Strengthening traditional marriage; 3. Promoting Responsible Fatherhood; 4. Sanctity of Life; 5. Honoring our unique cultural backgrounds; 6. Supporting pro-family legislation and legislators. During the Banquet, Bott Radio Network Founder and President, Dr. Dick Bott, received the KFPC’s very first “Champion of the Family” Award. For more information about the Kansas Family Policy Council, visit www.kansasfpc.com
Eben Fowler, Director of Broadcast Operations for Bott Radio Network, along with Trace Thurlby, Chief Operating Officer of BRN, welcome Tony Perkins at the BRN booth.
LaTisha Randolph opened the Banquet singing our National Anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner" as well as "God Bless America."
Anna Liggett, Legislative Liaison, and Donna Lippoldt, Executive Director of the Kansas Family Policy Council.
Colonel Bill Spencer from Focus on the Family brings greetings to the Kansas Family Policy Council from Focus' headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Rich and Dr. Dick Bott speak with Donna Lippoldt, Executive Director of the Kansas Family Policy Council, before the Banquet.
Dr. Dick Bott is hugged by Donna Lippoldt after receiving the very first, "Champion of the Family" Award from the Kansas Family Policy Council at the "Faith, Family and Freedom" Banquet Saturday evening at the Doubeltree Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas.
Dr. Dick Bott, Tony Perkins and Rich Bott after Tony received the Bott Radio Network Salt and Light Leadership Award. The award read, "For your unwavering commitment to preserve and illuminate God's best for America. Matthew 5:13-16. In the Year of our Lord, 2009."
From left: Rich Bott, Executive Vice President of Bott Radio Network; Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council; Dr. Dick Bott, Founder and President, Bott Radio Network.
Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council, speaks at the "Faith, Family and Freedom" Banquet. He assured those listening that in God's eyes, this is not a time to be depressed or silent in America, but a time to prepare and be a light.
There was a full house at the Doubletree Hotel Saturday evening for the Kansas Family Policy Council's "Faith, Family and Freedom" Banquet.
Rich Bott, Karen Mitchell, President of Black Americans for Life, Tony Perkins and Dick Bott fellowship during the Banquet.
Donna Lippoldt, Executive Director of the Kansas Family Policy Council, visits with Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council.
Rich Bott, 4th District U.S. CongressmanTodd Tiahrt (R-Goddard), Dr. Dick Bott and Trace Thurlby fellowship during the Banquet. Many elected officials were in attendance, attesting that Kansas has several family friendly officials.
Scott Norman, a Board Member of the Kansas Family Policy Council, makes a point during his closing of the Banquet.
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