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Winning Futures Corks & Forks

March 9 @ 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm

The 16th Annual Corks & Forks gala is chaired by Jeff Morrison, vice president of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain at General Motors and supported by Winning Futures board members Pete Hockey of Ford Motor Company, Marcelo Conti of General Motors, and Scott Thiele of Stellantis. Held at the luxurious Townsend Hotel in Birmingham this event features opportunities to meet and network with senior executives. Guests will enjoy samplings of wines, a gourmet dinner, and a live auction emceed by Les Gold from the popular TV series Hardcore Pawn. The exclusive VIP reception with Jeff Morrison, Pete Hockey, Scott Thiele, and Marcelo Conti features additional wines and hors d’oeuvres. Winning Futures empowers Metro Detroit high school students through career mentoring, skills development, and scholarships. Since 1994, more than 50,000 students have been impacted and $2.1 million in scholarships awarded. Funds raised will support students in the 2024-2025 Workforce Prep program.

Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
5:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://winningfutures.org/events/corks-and-forks/

Organizer

Winning Futures
Phone:
586-294-8449
Email:
Info@WinningFutures.org
Website:
https://winningfutures.org/events/corks-and-forks/

Other

Organizer Name
Winning Futures
Is this event charitable?
Yes
Is this event local within metropolitan Detroit?
Yes
Please list the organization name(s) that benefit from proceeds of this event.
Winning Futures
Please explain what this charity supports, i.e., programs, services, etc.
Winning Futures addresses the alarming number of Metro Detroit students who graduate from high school lacking the skills, knowledge, or support needed to be successful. This is accomplished though a seven-year mentoring program that gets students excited about their futures, teaches them critical life and job readiness skills, provides career mentoring support, and awards college and trade school scholarships. Participating students attend schools in Detroit, Harper Woods, Pontiac, Sterling Heights, and Warren. Since 1994 Winning Futures has impacted more than 50,000 students and awarded $2.1 million in scholarships.
Which categories does this event fall under? (Please check all that apply)
Automotive, Black-Tie Affair, Business, Education, Fundraiser, Gala, Wine Tasting
Which categories does this agenda fall under? (Please check all that apply)
Celebrity Appearance, Cocktail/Happy Hour, Dinner, Live Auction, Networking, Silent Auction, V.I.P. Reception
Registration Requirements
Tickets are available through sponsorships. Contact Kristina Marshall, President and CEO, at 248-709-4488 or Kris@WinningFutures.org.
Parking Guidelines
Complimentary valet parking is available.
Are you able to provide a Q.R. Code that directs traffic to appropriate website?
Yes

Venue

The Townsend Hotel
100 Townsend Street
Birmingham,MI48009United States
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Phone:
888-783-9517
Website:
https://www.townsendhotel.com/