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FORMER NEW YORK GIANT CHRIS GODFREY TO DELIVER KEYNOTE
AT FIFTH ANNUAL CHASTITY EDUCATION BENEFIT DINNER

Chicago, IL ( October 23, 2007 ) – Chris Godfrey, president and founder of Life Athletes and former National Football League (NFL) player will deliver the keynote address at Educating Minds, Inspiring Hearts, the Fifth Annual Chastity Education Initiative Benefit Dinner, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 3, at the Midwest Conference Center, 401 W. Lake St., Northlake.

Godfrey, a member of the New York Giants from 1984 to 1987, was the starting right guard on the Giants’ 1986 team that won Super Bowl XXI. A Detroit native, he attended the University of Michigan and played on three Michigan Rose Bowl teams. Following his NFL career, Godfrey earned his law degree from Notre Dame University in South Bend, IN, became a member of the Indiana Bar and founded Life Athletes. According to their website, the organization is a group of “professional and Olympic athletes that are committed to living lives of virtue, abstinence, and respect for life.”

As he has since the event began in 2003, Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Archbishop of Chicago, will also attend and make some brief remarks. The evening’s Master of Ceremonies will be Emmy Award winning journalist Sheila Liaugminas, who has covered religion for Time magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business and Relevant Radio.

Educating Minds, Inspiring Hearts begins with a 6:30 p.m. reception, and will raise funds in support of programs that empower teens and young adults to embrace chastity and other healthy decisions. Individual tickets are $50 for teens and $75 for adults. The deadline to purchase tickets is October 31. For more information, please call 312--5355 or send E-mail to ahorton@archchicago.org.

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