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The Men Stopping Violence Annual Awards Dinner at Buckhead Ritz-Carlton
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The Men Stopping Violence Annual Awards Dinner recognizes individuals who have dedicated time and resources to fostering safety and justice for women.  The dinner is the primary annual fundraiser for Men Stopping Violence. Music and film star Tim McGraw will take the stage on Oct. 2, 2010, is slated to accept the True Ally Award at the 2010 Men Stopping Violence Annual Awards Dinner. 

Award-winning playwright Pearl Cleage will receive The Kathleen Carlin Justice Seekers Award, named for the founding executive director of Men Stopping Violence.  McGraw and Herman "Skip" Mason Jr., author, historian and president of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, will accept the True Ally Awards, which recognize men of conscience–allies who use their influence to advocate for safety, equality and respect for women and girls.  Dr. Frank Ostrowski will receive posthumously the Dick Bathrick Activist Award, given to a man who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the work to end violence against women. Ostrowski co-founded Alternatives to Violent Acts, a precursor to the Men Stopping Violence organization.

The Men Stopping Violence Annual Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, 181 Peachtree St. NE. Individual tickets are $225; patron tickets are $750; and individual tables are $2,000. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.menstoppingviolence.org or call (404) 270-9894.

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