JVS hosted the 20th annual Strictly Business luncheon at MotorCity Casino in Detroit on Tuesday, June 13. More than 800 business and community leaders enjoyed a presentation by Tom Wilson, president of Olympia Entertainment, about the upcoming Little Caesars Arena and rebuilding Detroit. The event also showcased ImageOne as the 2017 Business Leadership Award winner, and the stories of several people JVS has helped attain workplace success.
The Garden Party was held on Sunday, June 11at Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester Hills to benefit Oakland Community College's trade program. More than 700 guests enjoyed a strolling dinner, 100 different wines, live music, and a display of classic and muscle cars.
The Southwest Detroit Business Association's hosted its annual community investment breakfast at the Sound Board at MotorCity Casino in Detroit on Thursday, June 15. More than 300 community leaders celebrated growing economic investment and the 60th anniversary of the SDBA.
The Children's Leukemia Fund hosted the fourth annual CRAFT fundraiser at the Rattesnake Club in Detroit on Friday, June 29. Guests enjoyed food from local restaurants paired with craft cocktails, wine, beer, and live entertainment.
More than 70 people attended Kirco Manix's second annual Broker Appreciation Cocktail Hour at Bistro 82 in Royal Oak on Thursday, June 1. Guests enjoyed strolling appetizers and cocktails, as well as remarks from Michigan Attorney General Bill Schutte and several Kirco executives.
Joe Muer Seafood celebrated the soft opening of their new restaurant at the Kinglsey Inn on Woodward in Bloomfield Hills on Wednesday, June 7. Guests enjoyed cocktails and a variety of seafood selections, including sushi, and live music.
Beyond Basics hosted its annual Women Coming Together for Children on Wednesday, June 7 at the Detroit Athletic Club. Guests enjoyed a social hour and luncheon, followed by speeches from Donna M. McCauley, the Dr. Joanne Wagerson Humanitarian of the Year, and the Women Bettering Detroit honorees.
Technology enthusiasts gathered at the Butzel Long Connected Car Symposium on Friday, June 2 at The Madison in Detroit. Guests enjoyed several panels on the state and future of the industry during the half-day event, as well as a cocktail hour.
The third annual ORT in the City fundraiser was held at Detroit's Eastern Market on Thursday, May 18 to support the education-focused non-profit. More than 400 guests enjoyed cocktails, a strolling dinner, live entertainment, and a silent auction.
Wins for Warriors hosted the Evening of Red, White, and Blue at the War Memorial in Grosse Pointe on Thursday, May 25. Guests enjoyed a courtyard cocktail reception, dinner and a program featuring food from Home Grown Heroes, and an afterglow with fireworks on Lake St. Clair.
More than 1,200 guests enjoyed the fourth annual Cars and Cigars event on Thursday, June 8 at the Freedom Hill Amphitheater in Sterling Heights. Sponsored by Smoke Detroit, the event featured cigars, a classic car show, and a live auction to benefit Cigar Family School in the Dominican Republic and several local charities.
The Detroit Wine Organization hosted Corks for Support on Thursday, June 1 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Guests enjoyed more than 200 wines by region, small plates from local restaurants, live music, and a silent auction to benefit the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation.