The 16th annual Citizens Against Domestic Violence Brunch will be held October 18, 2017 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Lodge of Four Seasons Campana Hall in Lake Ozark. The annual Brunch is the largest fundraiser held for CADV.

The 16th annual Citizens Against Domestic Violence Brunch will be held October 18, 2017 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Lodge of Four Seasons Campana Hall in Lake Ozark.

The theme this year is “Favorite Sports Team.” Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available. Last year, about 400 people attended the event which includes a buffet of what the best Lake-area restaurants have to offer.

Each year, table sponsors go all out to decorate tables according to the theme. The program includes victim testimonials and information about how CADV helps victims in the Lake of the Ozarks community. Mike Clayton, of Mike & Stacy in The Morning on Mix 92.7, will EMCEE the event. The Brunch coincides with October's Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Sponsorships for the brunch are available. A $1,000 Platinum Sponsorship level includes a reserved table (eight tickets), access to being first in line for the food and a bottle of wine. Platinum Sponsors will be recognized in pre-event promotions, will have a logo displayed at the brunch as well as be recognized prominently at the event.

A $500 Gold Sponsor will receive a table at the brunch (eight tickets), have a logo displayed at the brunch as well as be prominently recognized at the event and in pre-event releases to local media. A $250 Silver Sponsor receives four tickets to the event, with a business name recognized at the brunch and on signage.

A $100 Business Sponsor will receive two tickets to the brunch, have a business name recognized at the brunch and on signage at the event.

Local restaurants are asked to contact CADV if they are interested in providing food. Restaurants are allowed to decorate their stations and display information about their business. Table hostesses to decorate tables and volunteers are also needed. Individual tickets are available for $20.

Located in Camdenton, CADV provides assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Lake of the Ozarks area. So far in 2017, CADV has provided safe shelter for hundreds of women and children, taken more than 170 hotline calls, provided legal advocacy, support groups, free counseling and other services.

The annual Brunch is the largest fundraiser held for CADV.

For questions, to become a sponsor, sign up as a table hostess or to volunteer, call 573-346-9630. For more information about CADV/VOC go to www.cadv-voc.org.