On Oct. 12, The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial held its Victory Gala at the Royal Oak Farmer's Market. The event was hosted by FOX 2 Detroit's Sherry Margolis and honored WWII veterans. Guests enjoyed a strolling dinner, silent and live auctions, live entertainment, and more. Proceeds from the gala supported the building of The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial in Memorial Park in Royal Oak.
On Oct. 13, Eastern Market held its annual Harvest Gala inside Shed 3. Guests enjoyed a "farm to fork" meal prepared by Grey Ghost's Chef John Vermiglio, live entertainment, and a silent auction. Proceeds benefitted the Eastern Market and its mission to provide access to fresh food, accelerate the development of food entrepreneurs, and enhance the public market experience.
On Oct. 6, Branches Crew hosted its Inaugural Benefit gala. The "Streets of Detroit" themed event took place in the Detroit Historical Museum. Guests sipped cocktails, enjoyed a strolling dinner, and wandered the Streets of Old Detroit exhibit. The gala raised funds for Branches Crew, a nonprofit that supports underprivileged kids in Macomb and Oakland County.
On Sept. 28, Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan hosted its annual Toasting Hope Tasting event. Over 300 attendees tasted varieties of beer and wine, participated in live and silent auctions, and enjoyed a selection of crudités, appetizers, and desserts. Proceeds supported the Epilepsy Foundation and its mission to help, manage, and ultimately cure epilepsy.
On Sept. 30, The Detroit Art Deco Society held its annual Detroit Wine Stroll. The walk through Detroit started at Angelina's Italian Bistro. Attendees enjoyed some of Detroit's architecturally significant buildings, as well as select wines and appetizers at eight unique venues.