November 7, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Please join us at the HOPE for Prisoners office on Sunday, November 7 from 2:00 – 3:30pm to enjoy a special and motivating session on Faith, Family & Freedom from our dear friend, Fanchon Stinger.
Fanchon Stinger is the evening news anchor for Fox 59 News 5, 6, 7 and 10 p.m. in Indianapolis as well as co-Founder and Chairman of the board for her foundation Grit & Grace, Executive Producer, anchor/reporter of Community Hero series highlighting people who make a difference in central Indiana (2010-2020) and Actress, God’s Not Dead: A Light In Darkness (2019)
In 2021, she co-founded and launched the charitable initiative Grit & Grace, inspiring middle and high school girls to lead with courage through exposure to successful female mentors and western sports. Stinger will be providing mentorship programs and scholarship opportunities nationwide plus appearing at PBR events during the 2022 season, hosting deserving girls and sharing her unique message of family, faith, and freedom.
Stinger has received numerous awards and recognition as a professional journalist, host and speaker. She has won 15 Emmy awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, most recently Best Series Societal Concerns 2016; Best Evening Newscast 2015; plus, 12 others in various categories, including Best Anchor and Best Reporter. The Associated Press-Michigan named Stinger Best Reporter in 2000.
Stinger maintains strong ties to the community and a deep commitment to enrich the lives of young people, young professionals, and women through motivational speaking and seminars, through her foundation Grit & Grace, and involvement with many charitable organizations.
Born and raised in Detroit, Stinger graduated from University of Michigan with honors, completing a dual Bachelor’s degree in English and communications. She enjoys reading, walking her dog Arie, travelling the world, including attending PBR events, and experiencing other cultures. Stinger is actively involved in and attends College Park Church in Indianapolis.
Refreshments will be served and we look forward to seeing you there!