Family Research Council
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2013
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Family Research Council President Tony Perkins to Receive Distinguished Service Award from ERLC


***Media Advisory***

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Sunday, Feb. 24, Dr. Richard Land, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention, will present the 2012 Richard Land Distinguished Service Award to Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins. Mr. Perkins, a former Louisiana legislator, will receive the award from Dr. Land at his home church, Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, when Dr. Land preaches there this Sunday.

The ERLC chose Mr. Perkins as the 2012 award recipient for, among other things, "boldly proclaiming Judeo-Christian values as a noble Christian spokesman for faith, family, and freedom in the public square as president of the Family Research Council since 2003."

Dr. Land will present the award during the 10:30 a.m. Central service at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, located at 19421 Greenwell Springs Road, Greenwell Springs, LA 70739.

WHO:

Tony Perkins, president, Family Research Council

Dr. Richard Land, president, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention

WHAT: Presentation of the 2012 Richard Land Distinguished Service Award to Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Central

WHERE: Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, 19421 Greenwell Springs Road, Greenwell Springs, LA 70739

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