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Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist Gary Varvel to be Keynote Speaker at Peace Restored’s Annual Gala – October 25th

Gary Varvel

Mooresville, IN – It’s going to be an evening of storytelling as Gary Varvel, a national award-winning, syndicated cartoonist, will be the keynote speaker at Peace Restored’s annual fundraising gala on Friday, October 25, 2019.

“An Evening of Beauty” is the theme for this year’s event as guests will hear personal stories of hope and perseverance as well as the vision and work of Peace Restored.

‘”As a journalist, I loved telling inspiring true stories of people who served others who were suffering by helping them find the ‘path to hope.”, said Varvel.

Varvel’s work is nationally syndicated in over 125 newspapers through Creators Syndicate. His cartoons have appeared on CNN, Fox News, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other high-profile news outlets. His career spans over 40 years, including 24 years as an editorial cartoonist for the Indianapolis Star.

“We are excited to have Gary as our guest speaker. I think guests will be surprised as he plans to share a personal story. It will be an evening you won’t want to miss,” said Peace Restored Executive Director Ann Madison.

“An Evening of Beauty” Gala will start at 6 p.m., Jones Crossing Event Center, 4161 E. Allison Road, Mooresville. Attire is semi-formal. Dinner will be served, followed by inspiring stories and a silent auction. All ticket and auction proceeds will go towards Peace Restored’s work to help women experiencing abuse, trauma, grief and more.

Peace Restored opened its doors in 2015 and since that time, more than 300 women have received supportive services, such as counseling, to help them learn how to overcome difficult life situations, both past, and present.

To register for the “An Evening of Beauty” Gala, please go to www.peacerestored.net. Tickets are $40 per person. Sponsorships for the Gala are still available, and you can contact Peace Restored for details.

Peace Restored is a non-profit, Christ-centered organization dedicated to helping women find hope and healing from difficult life experiences, which includes divorce, sexual and physical abuse, anxiety, depression, grief, and more. It’s our hope to help every woman we serve experience God’s unconditional love, forgiveness, and life-transforming power. We understand the value of having someone walk beside them on their journey towards a place of healing, hope, and wholeness.

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