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"Men with Momentum" benefits AVDA, takes stand against Domestic Violence
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) launches first-ever Men with Momentum: Speed & Spirits fundraising event in Houston on June 14,2012 at Momentum Porsche-10155 Southwest Freeway.
Chairing this year's event will be Mike Donovan, principal of HTS Texas. "Mike is a great fit for AVDA as his professional and community leadership embodies what we look for in
strong male role models" says AVDA's Executive Director, Jackie Pontello.
Men with Momentum was developed to enlist male community and business leaders in stepping forward as role models and champions of non-violent relationships. Domestic
violence claims nearly 100 lives in the Houston area each year; these deaths are preventable with timely intervention. Dollars raised from Men with Momentum will
underwrite counseling and legal services to assist families in breaking the cycle of
Details about the event are as follows:
Date/Time: Thursday, June 14,2012 6:30p-8:30p
Location: Momentum Porsche -10155 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074
Tickets: start at $95 for individuals;
For more information about Men with Momentum, please contact Mia Monroe, CSEP,
Director of Special Events at 713-715-6921.
About AVDA: Aid to Victims of Domestic psuir Abuse is a private non-profit (501)(c)(3) organization that has been serving families trapped in the cycle of family violence since 1980. Only AVDA works to break this cycle by intervening with both the victim and the abuser. AVDA operates two direct-service programs unique to Harris County. The Legal Advocacy Program offers free legal representation for adults and children trapped in abusive intimate-partner or family relationships while AVDA's nationally recognized Battering Intervention and Prevention Program provides specialized psycho-educational counseling which enables batterers to recognize, accept responsibility for and end their abusive behavior. To learn more about AVDA,visit www,avda-tx.org