Rickie Houston

Rickie Houston

Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS) for Santa Barbara County will hold its 13th Annual Luncheon – Their Story, Our Story … Celebrating Then and Now — 11 a.m-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 at the Montecito Club – Outdoor Members’ Lawn, and will raise awareness and funds to support domestic violence survivors and their families.

To celebrate the tenacity and bravery of its clients and staff, as well as remembering those who have passed, DVS is holding its fundraiser in October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Keynote speaker for the event will be Rickie Houston, director of training for A Call to Men. Houston is an experienced educator working throughout the United States promoting healthy, respectful manhood.

Individual tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, visit dvsolutions.org/13thAnnualLuncheon, call 805-963-4458 ext. 1109 or email Jenni-Elise Ramirez, development officer, at jennieliser@dvsolutions.org.

Domestic Violence Solutions provides safety, shelter and support for individuals and families affected by domestic violence and collaborates with community partners to raise awareness regarding the cause, prevalence and impact. For more information, to make a donation or to learn about upcoming events, visit dvsolutions.org.

DVS 24-Hour Crisis and Information Line: 805-964-5245.