Peggy Hartshorn, PhD – Friday Lunch Keynote Speaker!

Peggy Hartshorn is the chairman of the board of Heartbeat International and co-founded the Option Line; the only 24/7, bilingual, internet-based, pro-life call center in the world. Option Line handles about a quarter of a million calls for help each year, connecting callers to their community-based pregnancy help center for life-saving and life-changing help.  Under Peggy’s leadership, Heartbeat has grown from 250 members to become the most expansive network of pregnancy help ministries in the world, with over 2,000 affiliated pregnancy help centers, medical clinics, maternity homes, adoption agencies, and abortion recovery programs, located in forty-eight countries on six continents.  In 1974, she and her husband started opening their home to young mothers. They founded Pregnancy Decision Health Centers (PDHC) in Columbus, Ohio, in 1981.  Today, Peggy travels and speaks extensively, sharing her “hands on” experience with pregnancy help ministries and exemplifying Heartbeat’s commitment to the pregnancy help movement worldwide.  Do not miss Peggy’s Friday lunch keynote presentation on March 11th from Noon to 2pm entitled, “Life Affirming Pregnancy Help: Key to Bringing America Back to Life”!