The Disability Network Wayne County Detroit hosted its Holiday Meet and Greet on Friday, Nov. 30 at Sindbads Restaurant and Marina in Detroit. Guests enjoyed hot and cold hors d’oeuvres. The organization works to empower, educate, and advocate for individuals with disabilities.
DBusiness Magazine hosted its final Breakfast Series event of 2018 on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Detroit’s Gem Theatre. Guests were treated to a strolling breakfast, networking, and a panel discussion on the 2019 Michigan Economic Forecast.
More than 600 guests attended the 29th Annual Fiesta Hispana Gala, hosted by the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Dec. 7 at the MGM Grand Detroit. Networking, food and drinks, a silent auction, live music, and dancing were included.
Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit hosted its 46th Annual SOCK (Support Our Capuchin Kitchen) on Friday, Nov. 30 at Detroit’s Cobo Center. Guests enjoyed dinner, cocktails, live music, and a silent auction.
The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan hosted its Kidney Ball on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit. The 1920s-themed event included cocktails, dinner, dancing, an auction, and a candy bar. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan works to prevent kidney disease and helps those who have it.
The MassMutual Foundation hosted its FutureSmart Community Leader Breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 29 at Little Caesars Arena. Detroit Pistons executives and community and business leaders enjoyed networking, a presentation on financial wellness, and a panel discussion moderated by actor and author Hill Harper. Guests were invited to attend the FutureSmart Challenge, in which middle school students were encouraged to think about their future financial success.
The Detroit Public Safety Foundation hosted its Above and Beyond Award Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. The dinner honored Detroit police, fire, and EMS personnel who go above and beyond the call of duty.
Leaders for Kids hosted Cheers For Children 2018 on Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Waterview Loft in Detroit. The evening included cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a program, a 52-card raffle drawing, live entertainment, dancing, a strolling dinner, and an open bar. Proceeds benefited the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital hosted its Detroit Gala on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, and live and silent auctions. St. Jude works to advance cures and prevention means for pediatric diseases through research and treatment.
Detroit-based Covenant House Michigan hosted its annual Sleep Out for executives on Thursday, Nov. 15 at their campus. Covenant House also held a Candlelight Vigil prior to the event at Beacon Park. C-level executives, business owners, organization leaders, and Covenant House board members had the opportunity to sleep outside to raise money and awareness for homeless youth.
The Downtown Detroit Partnership hosted its 2018 Detroit Aglow dinner on Monday, Nov. 19 at MGM Grand Detroit. Guests enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving feast, cocktails, a short program, and gifts. The partnership strives to help businesses, residents, and visitors throughout the downtown’s urban core.
The Michigan chapter of the German American Chambers of Commerce hosted its Fall Dinner on Nov. 14 at the Detroit Institute of Arts. John Hill, CFO of Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s office, was the featured guest speaker.