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EY Entrepreneur of the Year Honors Vivian Clecak

She stands no taller than a glass pint of milk. But on June 4 she towered over the sold out St. Regis ballroom filled with a who’s who of corporate Orange County. As she accepted the first ever EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Social Responsibility and Non-Profits she demonstrated again why she is a remarkable leader in stature, vision and passion. In a career filled with a trophy case of accomplishments, being named one of Orange County’s true entrepreneurs was a crowning achievement. “A big night for our Founding CEO, Vivian Clecak and an equally big night for Human Options, an organization that sets the gold standard for…

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Win 2 Tickets to Human Options Fall Luncheon featuring Dr. Drew

“GET PERSONAL WITH DR. DREW” Ever wanted to ask Dr. Drew a question? Well, here is your chance to have your questions answered! Dr. Drew is the keynote speaker at Human Options’ Fall Fundraising luncheon on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel in Costa Mesa.  The person who submits the best question related to “Domestic violence or Unhealthy relationships” will win two tickets to the event (valued at $500) and Dr. Drew will answer your question at the event!  Here’s what you do: Submit a question through the comments section of this blog (link is located left of this blog) related to the theme of…

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Dr. Drew Pinsky named keynote speaker for Human Options event

Today we are officially announcing that the keynote speaker for our 13th annual Fall Luncheon will be DR. DREW PINSKY!! We at Human Options are incredibly excited that Dr. Drew agreed to be this year’s speaker. As a practicing physician Dr. Drew has seen how abusive relationships and domestic violence has dramatically impacted the lives of his clients. We look forward to hearing about his perspectives and experiences. The luncheon will be held on October 17, 2013 at the Westin South Coast Plaza from 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m with a theme of “Restoring Positive Outlooks, Rebuilding Broken Lives”. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the women and…

Serious Fun Nets Over $300,000 & Nancy Dahan and Elaine Weinberg

Newport Beach, Calif. – It was an evening of “Serious Fun” as Human Options’ Mint Julep themed fundraiser cleared an estimated $305,000 and honored philanthropists and legal advocates Nancy W. Dahan and her mother Elaine Weinberg with the 2012 Dove Award.  Held on May 3 at the Balboa Bay Resort, all event proceeds benefit the Irvine-based nonprofit working to stop the cycle of domestic violence in Orange County for over 30 years. Attendees donned big hats and seer sucker suits that tied into the next day’s Kentucky Derby.  Cocktail hour took place at an expansive poolside silent auction and guests gathered later in the ballroom for gourmet dinner, live auction,…

Human Options Serious Fun Honors Nancy Dahan and Elaine Weinberg

For Immediate Release March 28, 2013 Human Options Serious Fun Fundraiser Honors Domestic Violence Legal Advocates Nancy Dahan and Elaine Weinberg Newport Beach, Calif. – Community leaders, philanthropists and legal advocates Nancy Dahan and her mother Elaine Weinberg will be honored with the 2012 Dove Award at Human Options annual Serious Fun fundraiser on Friday, May 3 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. All event proceeds benefit the Irvine-based nonprofit working to stop the cycle of domestic violence in Orange County for over 30 years. Dahan grew up in a family dedicated to social justice and started advocacy programs for girls and women in her early teens. All…

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Human Options Names New Board Members and Chair

Newport Beach, Calif. – Human Options announced Artyn Gardner as incoming Board President at their recent annual meeting at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach. Laura Benz, Wendy Peterson, Sherry Bragg and Tamie Rus were named to the board. Pictured (left to right): Laura Benz, Artyn Gardner and Wendy Peterson Gardner is a member of United Way Orange County’s Women’s Philanthropy Fund and a Duke University Alumni serving in various capacities including chairing the San Francisco Bay Area AAAC, member of the Duke Alumni Board from 2006-2010, Financial Aid Initiative Committee and Director of Alumni Affairs Search Committee. She received of the 2011 Charles A. Dukes Award and lives…

Human Options Honors Karen and Jon Jaffe with Spirit of Philanthropy Award

Newport Beach, Calif. – Laguna Beach residents Karen and Jon Jaffe were awarded the Spirit of Philanthropy award at Human Options’ recent annual meeting held at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach. The annual award recognizes an individual or business each year for extraordinary commitment (of time, talent and treasures) to end the cycle of domestic violence.