Olympic runner to speak at 27th Sav-A-Life banquet

Published 12:48 am Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The 27th Annual Sav-A-Life Banquet will be held Monday, September 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kiwanis Community Center in Andalusia.

Guest speakers will be Olympic runner Jim Ryun and his wife, Anne. Jim is a three-time Olympic runner who won a Silver Medal in the 1500 meter race at the 1968 Summer Olympics. He was the first high school athlete to ever run a mile in under four minutes. He has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated seven times.

Jim served five terms as a U.S. Congressman from Kansas. He and his wife, Anne, are charter members of Falls Church Falls Church Anglicans for Life.

Sav-A-Life is a non-profit Christian ministry helping women in crisis pregnancies and teaching life choices like abstinence to youth. The Kiwanis Community Center is located on the Hwy 55 South Bypass in Andalusia.

Tickets ($20) are available in Andalusia at Tabby D’s Christian Book & Gift Shop, in Opp at Opp Chamber of Commerce and Larry’s Prescriptions, and in Florala at Pharma-Care. For more information, contact the Sav-A-Life Family Hope Center at 334-222-0644 to reserve a ticket.