Dr. Carson's Speaking Engagements

The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee does not book Dr. Carson's speaking engagements, nor do we sell tickets to any of his events. This information is provided for informatioal purposes only. Dr. Carson can be booked by going through the Washington Speakers Bureau: http://www.washingtonspeakers.com.

Carson Speaks: Dallas Annual Pro-Life Event

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 06:30 PM · $150.00 USD

Print flyer: http://vitaefoundation.org/sites/default/files/Flyer%20for%20Dallas.pdf

Non-Refundable Registration Fee: $150 per person ($100 is tax-deductible)
Cost increases to $175 after September 18, 2014.
Seating is limited. Reservations are required.
None will be accepted at the door.
Register online at www.vitaefoundation.org
Reservations will be secured when payment is received.
You may pay by credit or debit card by calling 800.393.5791 or by sending your check or money order to our office.

Vitae Foundation
1731 Southridge Dr., Suite D
Jefferson City, MO 65109

There will be an opportunity to financially support the mission of the Vitae Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, through a tax-deductible donation during the event. You are cordially invited to attend Vitae Foundation’s An Evening with Dr. Ben Carson:Protecting Life and Religious Liberty. Proceeds will help Vitae, a national non-profit organization.

Make a significant difference in the lives of young women who are faced with an unplanned pregnancy. Using mass media venues such as TV, radio, Internet, and mobile phones,Vitae’s research-based educational messaging directs these women to local resources where they can find the caring and practical support needed to make life-affirming decisions. Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr. overcame many obstacles to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a physician. He persevered, encouraged by his mother, a single parent, to strive for excellence.

Today Dr. Carson is retired and serves as Professor Emeritus of Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University. Carson writes a weekly opinion column for the Washington Times. Although he has been involved in many newsworthy operations, including the first and only successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head, he believes that every case is noteworthy -- deserving of maximum attention. The recipient of numerous honorary degrees, awards, and citations, Carson was named by CNN and Time magazine as one of the nation’s foremost physicians and scientists in 2001. In 2004 President George W. Bush appointed Dr. Carson to the President’s Council on Bioethics. The author of five books, Dr. Carson is also the subject of the award-winning movie, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Home of Lisa & Kenny Troutt
10595 Strait Lane, Dallas, Texas
Reception: 6:30 PM
Dinner & Program: 7:00 PM

Carson Speaks: Life Services

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 07:00 PM · $100.00 USD

Pre-event reception with Dr. Ben Carson starts at 5:00 pm and is $1,500/per person and limited to 100 people. General Event is $100. Doors open at 6:00 and event begins at 7:00.

Life Services is pleased to welcome Dr. Ben Carson as the keynote speaker for their annual fundraiser. Life Services is a Christ-centered, non-profit organization dedicated to the sanctity of life beginning at conception. In partnership with local churches and other organizations, they provide comprehensive services that lead to healthy, life-affirming choices related to sexual integrity, childbearing and family life, particularly when an unplanned pregnancy occurs.

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An Evening to Remember…with Dr. Ben Carson

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 05:00 PM · $325.00 USD

The Board of Directors for the local nonprofit, Solutions for Change, have announced September 27, 2014 as the date for An Evening to Remember…with Dr. Ben Carson.

The annual fundraiser will be held at the OMNI La Costa Resort and Spa and is deemed one of the premier charity events in the region.

"We welcome the entire community to join us for this experience," said Solutions for Change President and CEO, Chris Megison. "Dr. Carson's own challenging upbringing deeply resonates with many of our families here at Solutions.  His perseverance in escaping dire poverty is an inspiration to us all and shows just what can be achieved with the right mix of hope, opportunity and hard work.  We are profoundly honored to have him as our guest speaker and look forward to hearing his inspiring story."

An Evening to Remember…with Dr. Ben Carsonis set to excite attendees with world-class entertainment, a culinary feast, silent and live auctions and an inspiring keynote by Dr. Carson.

Mark King, President of the adidas Group North America and Chairman of the Community Leadership Team for Solutions for Change remarked, "There are so few organizations like Solutions for Change out there - working on the ground, daily, to rebuild the lives of so many of our homeless families in North County.  The annual gala and its attendees make these meaningful programs possible, driving big change in our communities and continuing to push the success of Solutions for Change."

Previous guest speakers for An Evening to Remember have included former First Lady, Laura Bush, former Secretary of State, Condoleeza Rice and former New York Mayor, Rudy Giuliani. This year's gala is expected to exceed fundraising goals with proceeds supporting critical programs and initiatives to solve family homelessness.

For ticket and event information visit: www.SolutionsForChange.org/events

About Dr. Ben Carson:Inspired by his childhood dream of becoming a physician, Dr. Ben Carson overcame unimaginable odds to become a world-renowned neurosurgeon, conducting the first ever successful separation of Siamese twins, as well as being recognized as one of TIME magazine's 20 foremost physicians in the nation.   Today, Dr. Carson holds more than 60 honorary doctorate degrees and has received hundreds of awards in the field.  His autobiography, Gifted Hands, was turned into an award-winning movie starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., which chronicled his exceptional rise to success - from an angry youth in an impoverished Detroit home to a celebrated leader in his field.

About Solutions for Change:Solutions for Change has worked to pioneer a solution to family homelessness in San Diego since 1999 – an effort that has led more than 700 families and 1,400 children to more successful, productive lives. The organization's 1,000-day Solutions University gives individuals access to the skills, knowledge and resources they need, addressing the root causes of their homelessness completely, comprehensively, and permanently, so that they can maintain their self-sufficiency long-term.  For more information about Solutions for Change, visit www.solutionsforchange.org or call (760) 941-6545.


Carson Speaks: The Faulkner University Benefit Dinner

Thursday, October 02, 2014 at 07:00 PM · $150.00 USD

The Faulkner University Benefit Dinner presents

Dr. Benjamin Carson, renowned neurosurgeon, best-selling author and popular speaker.

October 2, 2014

Montgomery Renaissance Convention Center

Dinner: 7 p.m.

VIP Reception: 5:30 p.m.

Come hear Dr. Benjamin Carson’s views on leadership, faith, success and issues facing our nation.

Sponsorship and Photo Opportunities Available

General Admission Dinner Tickets – $150

Sponsorship Tickets – $750 and up

Family Foundation Gala 2014

Saturday, October 04, 2014 at 04:30 PM · $200.00 USD

*Please note: The $200 price listed is for a One-Star Sponsorship of $400 for two tickets. Individual tickets go on sale in August.

Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., had a childhood dream of becoming a physician. Growing up in a single parent home and being challenged by dire poverty, poor grades, a horrible temper and low self-esteem appeared to preclude the realization of that dream, until his mother, with only a third-grade education, challenged her sons to strive for excellence. Young Ben persevered and today is an emeritus professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he directed pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center for 39 years. He was the inaugural recipient of a professorship dedicated in his name in May, 2008 and is now the Emeritus Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D. and Dr. Evelyn Spiro, R.N. Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery, having retired on June 30, 2013.

Some career highlights include the first and only successful separation of craniopagus (Siamese) twins joined at the back of the head in 1987, the first completely successful separation of type-2 vertical craniopagus twins in 1997 in South Africa and the first successful placement of an intrauterine shunt for a hydrocephalic twin. Although he has been involved in many newsworthy operations, he feels that every case is noteworthy — deserving of maximum attention. He is interested in all aspectsof pediatric neurosurgery and has a special interest in trigeminal neuralgia (a severe facial pain condition) in adults.

Dr. Carson holds more than 60 honorary doctorate degrees and has received literally hundreds of awards and citations. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Science, the Horatio Alger Society of Distinguished Americans and many other prestigious organizations. He sits on the board of directors of numerous organizations, including Kellogg Company, Costco Wholesale Corporation, the Academy of Achievement and is an Emeritus Fellow of the Yale Corporation, the governing body of Yale University. He was appointed in 2004 by President George W. Bush to serve on the President’s Council on Bioethics. He is a highly regarded motivational speaker who has addressed various audiences from school systems and civic groups to corporations and has spoken twice during the President’s National Prayer Breakfast.

In 2001, Dr. Carson was named by CNN and TIME magazine as one of the nation’s 20 foremost physicians and scientists. That same year, he was selected by the Library of Congress as one of 89 “Living Legends” on the occasion of its 200th anniversary. He is also the recipient of the 2006 Spingarn Medal which is the highest honor bestowed by the NAACP. In February, 2008, Dr. Carson was presented with the Ford’s Theatre Lincoln Medal by President Bush at the White House. In June, 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the President, which is the highest civilian honor in the land. Dr. Carson was recognized in November, 2008 by U.S. News & World Report and Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership, as one of “America’s Best Leaders.” On February 7, 2009, the award-winning movie entitled Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, starring Cuban Gooding, Jr. as Dr. Carson, premiered on TNT and is based on his memoir.

Dr. Carson is president and co-founder of the Carson Scholars Fund, which recognizes young is currently operating in 50 states and the District of Columbia, having awarded more than $ 5.6 million dollars to more than 5600 scholars. The program also establishes Carson Reading Rooms to encourage young students and their families to discover the pleasure to be found in books and to recognize the true power of learning. Dr. Carson is also the co-founder of Angels of the OR under the auspices of the Baltimore Community Foundation, which provides grants to assist neurosurgery patients with expenses not covered by insurance.

His four books, Gifted Hands, THINK BIG, The Big Picture and Take the Risk: Learning to Identify, Choose and Live with Acceptable Risk (January, 2008), provide inspiration and insight for leading a successful life; a fifth book, America The Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great, (2012) was a New York Times bestseller. His next book, One Nation, is scheduled for release May 2014.

In addition writing a weekly opinion column for The Washington Times, Dr. Carson is FOX News contributor.

He has been married for over 38 years to his wife, Candy, and is the father of three sons.


Focus on Life Dinner

Monday, October 06, 2014 at 06:30 PM · $75.00 USD
Devos Place Ballroom in Grand Rapids, MI

Don't miss the 27th annual Focus on Life Benefit Dinner at the DeVos Place ballrooms in downtown Grand Rapids. This exciting event will feature Dr. Ben Carson as the keynote speaker.

Carson’s remarkable journey from tough, inner-city youth to history-making neurosurgeon celebrates and illustrates the power we all have to excel and influence others. As the son of a single mother in a tough urban neighborhood, Carson was running with the wrong crowd and failing in school. He could easily have spiraled downward, but he chose another path. Driven by a passion for science and helping those less fortunate, Carson pursued medicine and he would ultimately become one of the most respected neurosurgeons in the world.

2014 Celebrating Life Gala

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 at 12:00 PM · $175.00 USD

Note: Please disregard the 12:00 time on this event. Our system requires adding a time, but it is  not on their website yet. Check for information here:  http://www.sapregnancy.org/2014-celebrating-life-gala/

In order to supply the essential services for the women who walk through our doors, we rely on donations and fundraisers.  In this effort, we are pleased to announce our annual Celebrating Life Gala 2014.  It will be held on October 7th and it promises to be an enjoyable and enriching evening, and we hope you will be a part of it.

The highlight of the evening will be guest speaker, Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., MD.  Dr. Carson was raised in dire poverty in a single parent home, yet he grew up to become a full professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  He also directed pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center for over twenty-five years.

Dr. Carson holds more than fifty honorary doctorate degrees.  He was named by CNN and TIME magazine as one of the nation’s twenty foremost physicians and scientists.  He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the land, by President Bush, and has literally received hundreds of others awards during his distinguished career.

He is president and co-founder of the Carson Scholars Fund which recognizes young people of all backgrounds for exceptional academic and humanitarian accomplishments.  In addition, he has authored five books that provide inspiration and insight for leading a successful life.  Dr. Carson calls upon us all to strive for excellence and recognize our God-given abilities.

Will you prayerfully consider hosting one or more tables for this important event?  Our goal is to continue to expand this life-changing work, and we hope you will invite guests who will be potential financial supporters, volunteers, and new-comers to our ministry.  A great response is expected, the earlier you sponsor a table(s), the closer you will be to the speaker.

2014 Celebration of Justice

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:00 PM

We are pleased to announce the speaker for our next Celebration of Justice 2014, Dr. Ben Carson.

Dr. Benjamin S. Carson is a renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times best-selling author. His most recent book, America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great, provides inspiration and insight and we are excited to have him join us at "Celebration of Justice 2014: Restoring America!"

Please save the date for Saturday evening, October 18, 2014 at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Spa. The Celebration of Justice 2014 will be a formal occasion and will include a VIP reception, live auction, banquet, and awards ceremony. We will be honoring distinguished attorneys and community leaders for their outstanding work and demonstration of an exceptional commitment to faith and family.

This will be a festive and unforgettable evening, so mark your calendars now. Space is limited so reserve your tables and purchase your tickets early by contacting us at 714-796-7151.

See more at: http://www.pacificjustice.org/coj.html#sthash.yADwnQxD.dpuf

Meet Dr. Ben Carson - Yorba Linda, CA

Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM · $28.95 USD

World-renowned Johns Hopkins University neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson has risen as a national voice on healthcare reform and other issues which will shape the future of America. 

He will introduce his new book, One Nation: What We Can Do to Save America’s Future. 

This is a book signing with introductory remarks and Q&A. Admission by ticket only.

The Richard Nixon Foundation is a not-for-profit organization at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library dedicated to education, and illuminating the life and legacy of America’s 37th President. For more information visit the Foundation online at nixonfoundation.org.

2014 GISA Annual Conference

Monday, November 03, 2014 at 06:00 PM

*Note: Disregard time and check with GISA. The time is not on their website.

Renowned Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Inspiring Storyteller,
New York Times Best-Selling Author, and FOX News Contributor

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