Senior and Caregiver Resource Network (SACRN) hosted their Motown Magic charity event on Oct. 27, at Fairlane Club in Dearborn. Attendees enjoyed a gourmet dinner, complimentary cocktails, and music provided by tribute band Motown Magic. An award ceremony was held to honor the organization’s notable community members, and proceeds benefited Jewish Family Service’s mission to strengthen lives through compassionate service inspired by the wisdom and values of Jewish tradition.
Kids on the Go hosted their “Roaring into our 20’s Gala event on Nov. 3 at the Gem Theatre in Detroit. Guests listened to live music by Grosse Pointe jazz trio Ed Cantrell & Friends, participated in a strolling dinner, live auction and raffles. The event garnered funds for the Grosse Pointe Woods charity to continue providing free summer therapy to special needs children in the metro Detroit area.
The Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) held their Black and White Ball at Rochester’s Royal Park Hotel on Nov. 3. The ball, hosted by General Motors, featured casino games and lectures from local, female technology leaders. After guests enjoyed dinner, a live auction was held to raise funds to support MCWT’s mission to inspire and grow Michigan’s community of women in technology.
The Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter hosted their Chocolate Jubilee: A Night in Havana event at the MGM Grand Detroit on Oct. 27. Attendees of the jubilee, which is celebrating its 34th year, enjoyed dinner, danced to the sounds of local band Nouveauté, and sampled chocolates from metro Detroit exhibitors. The event raised $1.2 million for the Alzheimer’s Association to continue funding research, support, and critical care for those affected by the disease.
On Oct. 19, the Macomb Community College Foundation held their fifth annual Comedy and Cocktails event at the Lorenzo Cultural Center. Guests sipped on champagne, savored appetizers and a gourmet dinner, and enjoyed live performances by Broadway's Next H!t Musical. Earnings from the silent auction and raffles benefited the arts and culture program at Macomb Community College.