Thank you for your interest in LifeCare’s annual fundraising banquet. Unfortunately, reservations are now closed for the event. However, if you would like to come at 7:00 p.m. for dessert only and sit in overflow seating for the program, please call 785-242-4500.

If you are interested in being a SPONSOR of this year’s banquet, download a Banquet Sponsorship Card and mail or bring it to LifeCare, 121 E. 2nd St., Ottawa, KS 66067.

Banquet Speaker – Ryan Bomberger

Ryan Bomberger is an Emmy® Award-winning creative professional, citizen journalist and co-founder of, a life-affirming organization based on the belief that every human life has beautiful possibility. Ryan has a rather unique perspective of the innate nature of purpose.  His biological mother was raped yet courageously gave him Life. Ryan was one of ten children, who were adopted and loved, in a multi-racial family of fifteen. Today, as an adoptee and adoptive father he enjoys illuminating the intrinsic worth we all possess.

He and his wife, Bethany, founded The Radiance Foundation to extensively research and creatively present social issues in the context of individual Purpose. He is a sought after international public speaker, addressing tens of thousands each year in diverse audiences here and abroad. Ryan has keynoted at renown locations and events including the UN, Ireland’s Trinity College (home of the world’s oldest Philosophical Society), Notre Dame University, SaddleBack Church, Values Voter Summit, the March for Life (DC), Canada’s March for Life, CareNet’s annual conference, Capitol Hill briefings and hundreds more events.

He recently won a crucial free speech lawsuit against a leading civil rights organization that was trying to censor his First Amendment rights. He is known for creating content that is fearless, factual and freeing.

Ryan’s work, including the bold and powerful initiatives, has received extensive media coverage by the NY Times, CNN, MSNBC, the Associated Press, ABC World News, Huffington Post, NPR, JET, BET, and many other traditional and new media news outlets.

As Chief Creative Officer of The Radiance Foundation, Ryan is passionate about building a culture that values life in all of its stages.