The Detroit chapter of New Leaders Council held its annual fundraiser and graduation ceremony on June 27 at the Detroit Historical Museum. The event featured food and music, and proceeds benefited the nonprofit organization's work to recruit, train, and promote future entrepreneurs.
Global Ties Detroit is a nonprofit organization that facilitates international exchange programs and think tanks with the goal of promoting global exchange and citizen diplomacy. On June 11, the organization held its annual dinner and silent auction at the Port Detroit Waterview Loft. Guests enjoyed networking, drinks, strolling dinner, and beautiful views of the Detroit River.
Detroit-based co-working space Femology held its Female Founders on Fifth Avenue event at Saks Fifth Avenue in Troy on June 7. The evening event, which benefited Dress for Success, featured networking on a pink carpet, panel discussions, and a fashion and beauty showcase.
Michigan Opera Theatre celebrated the 20th anniversary of it's annual BravoBRAVO! gala on Friday. The black-tie event was held at the Detroit Opera House, where musical and dance performances entertained guests.
Pewabic held its Garden Party on Thursday as a preview and fundraiser to kick off the 2019 Home and Garden Show. Guests enjoyed entertainment, cocktails, strolling dinner, and the premiere viewing of Pewabic's newest pieces, created by more than 80 artists from all around North America.
Jimmy Choo celebrated the grand opening of its new store in Troy's Somerset Collection on June 4 with canapés, Champagne, and shopping. Twenty-percent of sales benefited Detroit-based nonprofit The Children's Center, and Somerset Collection matched proceeds up to $25,000.
Held on May 31 at Belle Isle, the Grand Prixmiere Gala was the official launch party for the 2019 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. Ken Kelzer, vice president of Global Hardware Components and Subsystems for General Motors Co., and his wife, Sherri, served as co-chairs for the event, which benefited the Belle Isle Conservancy.
The Huntington Woods Women’s League is a nonprofit that supports local charities and events that benefit women and children. On June 1, the organization held its annual Home Tour Gala at the home of Rose and David Ritter. Guests enjoyed libations, appetizers, a wine grab, and a silent auction.
More than 350 guests attended the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation's 12th annual Spring Into Style luncheon. Held on May 23 at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, the event aimed to raise more than $180,000 for the nonprofit health organization. It featured a fashion show, silent auction, raffle, and a guest speaker and performer.
On Friday, at the Garden Theatre, Eisenhower Dance Detroit celebrated 28 years of contemporary dance with dinner, cocktails, silent and live auctions, and a performance by the dance group itself.
The Boomfield Hills-based Cranbrook Institute of Science held its Women Rock Science event on May 17. Guests enjoyed hands-on education experiences, strolling hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, museum exhibits, and jewelry displays by Greenstone's Jewelers of Birmingham. Proceeds benefited the institute's k-12 STEAM outreach programs in metro Detroit.
The Detroit Historical Society held its annual Dossin Gala on May 11 at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. Guests celebrated the history of Belle Isle with cocktails, a live auction, a three-course dinner and a viewing of the museum’s latest exhibition, Detroit River Recreation & Lakeside Leisure. Proceeds from the event benefited the museum.