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Annual Let Your Light Shine Charity Gala

November 16, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Join over 200 community and business leaders, philanthropists, and influencers from Southeastern Michigan that have a heart for philanthropy and children in need, Thursday November 16, 2023 at Villa Penna on Hayes in Sterling Heights for our Annual Let Your Light Shine Charity Gala event!

You are the key to our and communities’ success, and we would be grateful for your support!

6pm – 7pm VIP Cocktail Networking Reception, Blue Carpet
7pm General Admission
7:30pm Program Begins
10:00pm Event Ends

Live entertainment during the VIP reception by world renowned Sicilian jazz performing artist, Michele Ramo!

Master of Ceremonies TBD.

Honoring local community and business leaders with the Better Together award:

1. Lauren Brosch, Community Affairs Manager Consumers Energy.
2. Pamela Braund, Vice President & Integration Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Co-President of Impact100 Macomb.
3. Linda Nosegbe, Vice President National Community Impact, CDFI Lending & Investments, Comerica Bank.
4. Rachel Hurst, Head of Midwest Region Corporate Affairs, Kroger.

For tables and tickets, visit our website.

With your help, we will be the LIGHT to make a positive social impact in the community we live and call home.

Neway Works is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, advocating for equity in education, social justice, children’s mental health and well-being. More at www.newayworks.org


Neway Works, Inc.
(586) 333-3660


Organizer Name
Neway Works, Inc.
Organizer Phone
(586) 333-3660
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Is this event local within metropolitan Detroit?
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Neway Works, Inc.
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Neway Works, Inc.
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Our why is going into high schools that are underperforming in the bottom 50% of high schools in Michigan, providing youth with academic support, life skills training, and positive role models who guide and support vulnerable youth in achieving their full potential.
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Activism, Athletics/Sports, Business, Drink, Education, Entertainment, Fashion, Food, Gala, Networking
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Afterglow, Awards Ceremony, Celebrity Appearance, Cocktail/Happy Hour, Dinner, Meet & Greet, Music, Networking, Program, Silent Auction, V.I.P. Reception
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Online via website
Dress Code
Black tie or sophisticated cocktail attire
Parking Guidelines
Free self parking available
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Consumers Energy Foundation so far
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Villa Penna
43985 Hayes Rd.
Sterling Heights,MI48313United States
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