The fifth annual Hunger Free in the D was held on Monday, Nov. 19 at Lear Corp.’s world headquarters in Southfield. The event, which included a breakfast, raised money for the Capuchin Soup Kitchen and Gleaners Community Food Bank, both in Detroit. The program was supported by the Celani Family Foundation and Cars and Cigars Smoke Detroit.
The Parade Co. hosted its 2018 Hob Nobble Gobble presented by Ford Motor Co. on Friday, Nov. 16 at Ford Field. Carnival rides and games, a Parade of Stars, and a meet and greet with Jesse McCartney were included. Proceeds went to the Parade Co. for the America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van.
Beaumont Health hosted its Autumn Gala on Nov. 10 at the MGM Grand Detroit. More than 550 guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction, dinner, and dancing. Proceeds benefited the campus expansion at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills.
Detroit Horse Power, an organization committed to teaching children skills for success by showing them how to care for horses on repurposed land in Detroit, hosted its Inaugural Gala on Nov. 9 at the Waterview Loft in Detroit. Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a strolling dinner, a raffle, and a silent auction.
Cauley Ferrari of Detroit in West Bloomfield hosted Uncork for a Cure on Nov. 9. The evening included a strolling dinner, wine, a trunk show featuring Roberto Coin Fine Jewelry, and luxury cars. Proceeds benefited the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center Breast Oncology Program and Breast Care Center.
On Nov. 8 at the Henry Hotel in Dearborn, the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter held its annual National Philanthropy Day Dinner for more than 700 guests. The evening included a cocktail reception, a plated dinner, and an awards ceremony that honored individual, corporate, and foundation donors and volunteers.
The Detroit Bar Association awarded Hon. Robert J. Colombo Jr., chief judge of the 3rd Judicial Circuit Court, with the 14th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award on Nov. 8 at the Detroit Yacht Club. The award honors an attorney or jurist who exemplifies the ideal of the law as public service. Proceeds fund free legal clinics and community outreach programs.
On Nov. 9 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, the CFA Society Detroit held its annual forecast luncheon. The event featured Daniel Crosby, a renowned expert on understanding and capitalizing on the intersection of mind and markets, and David Kelly, who shared his economic and market outlook for 2019.
On Sunday, Nov. 4, The Doll League Inc. Detroit chapter hosted a masquerade ball at The Westin Southfield Detroit. The league is headquartered in New York and provides college scholarships to young women and grants to community organizations.
The Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce hosted its Salute to Excellence Awards on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights. Guests enjoyed the museum’s display of more than 165 vehicles, Asian cuisine, wine, beer, and networking.
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute hosted its 25th Annual Partners Event on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Michigan Building Theatre in Detroit. More than 350 guests enjoyed a carnival-themed evening that included a strolling cocktail reception and dinner, silent auction, raffle, and live entertainment.
Detroit’s College for Creative Studies hosted The Art of Wine, its 37th Detroit International Wine Auction on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Beacon Park in Detroit. Guests enjoyed a plated dinner and live auction. Last year’s event raised $3.6 million. Proceeds support scholarships for undergraduate students at CCS and free art programs for almost 3,000 Detroit youth annually.