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Steve Churm and the Churm family will be honored with the 2012 Dove Award at Human Options annual Serious Fun fundraiser on Friday, May 11 at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach.

Churm Media CEO and publisher of OC Metro and OC Family Magazines, Steve Churm and his family are being recognized for their long-time support of Human Options and commitment to ending the cycle of domestic violence. Churm’s late mother Carolyn Churm was one of Human Options four co-founders in 1981 along with Anne Wright, Margaret Thoreau and Vivian Clecak, the organization’s current CEO.

Steve Churm currently serves on the Human Options board and is chairman of the Men’s Task Force. In his publishing role, he’s supported the organization’s mission of ending the cycle of domestic violence with a significant donation of time and advertising support over the years.

Churm’s daughters Katie Danielson and Carli Churm are both active members of Human Options’ young professional support group yHope. His late father Peter and son Logan were supporters of the 100 Men Campaign which makes a public statement against domestic violence in schools and throughout the community.

Havana Nights is this year’s theme and the event includes an expansive silent auction, cocktail hour, dinner, live auction, live music and awards program. The evening of “Serious Fun” is capped off with live music and dancing to music by former Righteous Brother band member, Lee Ferrell and Friends. Individual tickets to the event are $300 and sponsor opportunities are still available.

For more information about the fundraiser or Human Options call 949. 737.5242 or visit www.humanoptions.org.

About Human Options:

The mission of Human Options is to provide safe haven and life changing programs to help abused women, their children and families rebuild their lives – and work with the community to break the cycle of domestic violence.

Now in its 30th year of service, Human Options provides a full continuum of services to stop the violence – from prevention and early intervention programs to emergency shelter and long-term transitional housing and follow up support.

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