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On May 10, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland held its annual Spring Spectacular event at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. The event began with a cocktail reception with special guest speaker, Matthew Stafford, and featured a formal dinner, program, and afterglow. Proceeds from the event benefited the Remote Specialist Visiting Physicians.
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On May 31, the Michigan Theater Foundation held an opening night party for its annual Cinetopia Film Festival at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor. Exclusive to passholders, sponsors, and special guests, the event kickstarted the 10-day film festival with the premiere of Bo Burnham's film, "Eighth Grade." Following the screening, attendees were invited to participate in a post-film Q&A session with Bo Burnham. Cinetopia is a nonprofit organization that strives to bring the best of global film festivals to Southeast Michigan.
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On May 22, the Detroit Zoological Society held its Benefactor Bash at the home of Karen and Matt Cullen. Guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers. As part of an annual tradition, guests left the event with a stuffed animal and baked goods. This year's plush giveaway was a giraffe and a safari-themed cookie basket. The event raised awareness for the upcoming "Sunset at the Zoo" benefit event.
On May 16, the Pope Francis Center held its 2nd annual fundraising dinner at the MGM Grand Ballroom in Detroit. The event began with Holy Mass celebrated by the evening's guest and honoree, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, CSsR. Attendees enjoyed an evening of cocktails, auctions, and dinner, hosted by WDIV's Chuck Gaidica. Proceeds from the event benefited the Pope Francis Center.
On May 18, the Servants of Jesus of The Divine Mercy held its annual Mission of Mercy Gala at the Divine Mercy Center in Clinton Township. The fifth annual event began with Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop Gerard Battersby followed by a dinner and program. Proceeds benefited the Divine Mercy Center.
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On May 10, the Cutler Group, LLC and Henry Ford's SandCastles held its annual Cruise In for a Cause event at the Aston Martin/Bentley Lamborghini/Maserati of Troy dealership. Guests enjoyed test driving exotic cars, wine tastings, and more. Proceeds from the event benefited Henry Ford SandCastles grief support program, which offers support services to children and families who have lost a loved one.
On May 4, The Detroit Yacht Club held its sixth annual spring "DYC in the D" fundraising gala at the Detroit Yacht Club's Grand Ballroom in Detroit. The restoration gala featured a gourmet strolling dinner, a premium open bar, and performances by the K.E.G. Band. Proceeds from the event benefited the continued restoration and preservation of the historic site.
On May 10, Covenant House Michigan held its annual Night of Broadway Stars event at Motor City SoundBoard Theater in Detroit. Attendees enjoyed hors d'oeurves, cocktails, and 20 solo and group performances by Broadway and CHM youth stars. Proceeds from the event benefited Covenant House Michigan, a nonprofit that provides food, clothing, shelter, and other resources to at-risk youths.
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On May 9th, Hour Media held its Top Dentists party at Eddie Merlot's in West Bloomfield. The private event celebrated this year’s honorees, who are selected after polling area dentists, orthodontists, periodontists and other specialists.
On May 2, ORT America held its ORT and The City fundraiser at Eastern Market in Detroit. Attendees of the spring fundraiser enjoyed a food truck strolling dinner, an open bar with signature cocktails, and a gift bag with an item from B. May. Guests also auctioned for various prize packages and unique art pieces created by Detroit artists. Proceeds from the event benefited ORT in its mission to provide students from impoverished communities with education and skills to become self-sufficient and well-employed.
Hour Media hosted its fifth annual Real Estate All-Star Party presented by MiRealSource at the Ferguson Showroom in Troy on April 17, 2017. Celebrated guests enjoyed complimentary cocktails, appetizers and entertainment.
Hour Media's Real Estate All-Stars celebrated at the fourth annual Real Estate All-Star Party presented by MiRealSource at EuroAmerica Design in Troy on April 13, 2017. Guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers.
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On May 4, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation held its 33rd annual Promise Ball at MGM Grand in Detroit. For "One Roaring Night," guests enjoyed wine auctions, live entertainment, dinner, and more. This year, the formal event honored Bill and Vivienne Young for their work with Type 1 Diabetes. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefited JDRF in its research to cure diabetes.
On May 5, the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation held its second annual Derby for Kids at the Country Club of Detroit in Grosse Pointe Farms. Guests enjoyed strolling dinner and desserts, mint juleps and margaritas, live coverage of the Kentucky Derby, and more. Proceeds for the event benefited pediatric cancer programs at the Children's Hospital.
From April 23-27, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city's most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Guests also enjoyed unique art installations for the ultimate culinary experience. Friday's meal was prepared by Chef Matt McGrail of Cork and Gabel and Chef Edward Sura of Uchiko. A portion of the proceeds benefited dozens of local charities participating in the Give Detroit Challenge.
From April 23-27, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city's most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Guests also enjoyed unique art installations for the ultimate culinary experience. Thursday's meal was prepared by Chef Brandon Zarb of Public House and Chef Eric Patterson and Chef Jennifer Blakeslee of Cooks' House. A portion of the proceeds benefited dozens of local charities participating in the Give Detroit Challenge.
From April 23-27, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city's most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Guests also enjoyed unique art installations for the ultimate culinary experience. Wednesday's meal was prepared by Brad Greenhill of Takoi and Chef Jamie Simpson of The Vegetable Institute at the Chef's Garden. A portion of the proceeds benefited dozens of local charities participating in the Give Detroit Challenge.
From April 23-27, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city's most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Guests also enjoyed unique art installations for the ultimate culinary experience. Tuesday's meal was prepared by Chef Paul Grosz of Cuisine and Chef Doug Adams of The Woodsman Tavern. A portion of the proceeds benefited dozens of local charities participating in the Give Detroit Challenge.
From April 23-27, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city’s most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Guests also enjoyed unique art installations for the ultimate culinary experience. Monday’s meal was prepared by Chef Anthony Lombardo of SheWolf and Chef Salvatore Ferro of Old Ebbitt Grill. A portion of the proceeds benefited dozens of local charities participating in the Give Detroit Challenge.
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On May 4, the Michigan Science Center held its annual MiSci Gala at its Detroit location. The formal event welcomed over 600 guests from Detroit-based companies, including Ford, General Motors, Fiat-Chrysler Automotive, and more. NASA Goddard Astrophysicist Researcher, Dr. John Mather was featured as the keynote speaker, enlightening attendees about the latest James Webb Space Telescope. Proceeds from the event helped raise funds to empower and enrich all children and all communities with STEM.
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On April 23, Fostering Academics Mentoring Excellence Program hosted The Power of One: Challenging Perceptions and Changing Lives event at Michigan State's College of Law in East Lansing. A collaboration with Chance at Childhood, Art & Soul Dreams, and MSU College of Law, the event featured a panel and MSU alumni who have had experiences with foster care. A keynote address was made by Shenandoah Chefalo, an author, speaker, and advocate for child welfare. Art & Soul Dreams also opened their new art exhibit in celebration of National Foster Care Month.
On April 28, Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum held its annual charitable studio event on its campus in Bloomfield Hills. The art-filled event invited guests to browse the private studio spaces and interact with students participating in the 2018 Graduate Degree Exhibition. Attendees also enjoyed dinner and an after party. Proceeds from the event benefited Cranbrook's scholarship funds and the museum.
On April 27, the Detroit Zoological Society held its 2nd annual Wildlife Conservation Gala at the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery inside the Detroit Zoo. Over 120 guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a sit-down dinner. Themed "Standing Up to Extinction," the gala featured a presentation of the zoo's efforts to save species from extinction. The event raised over $69,000 for the DZS's wildlife conservation programs.
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