More than 300 people attended Designer’s Night on Jan. 15 at the Bankle Building in Detroit’s Midtown District. The event, attended by designers, architects, artists, and creative leaders, coincided with the 2018 North American International Auto Show at Detroit’s Cobo Center.
On Jan. 15, Walsh College in Troy inaugurated Marsha Kelliher as the seventh president in the institution's 95-year history. The ceremony was conducted by the College’s Board of Trustees at an invitation-only ceremony at the Detroit Opera House.
The 2018 North American International Auto Show hosted its first day of events at Detroit's Cobo Center, including new vehicle announcements and presentations from Nissan, GAC Automotive, KIA, BMW, and more.
More than 500 guests gathered to celebrate the Detroit Club's grand reopening event on Jan. 12. Guests enjoyed food, beverages, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and tours of the club, which was originally founded in 1882 as a meeting place for local businessmen.
AFPD hosted its 101st annual black tie Trade Dinner Ball on Jan. 6 at Penna's of Sterling in Sterling Heights to support food and beverage retailers throughout the Midwest. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, photo booths, live entertainment, and more.
The Detroit Public Safety Foundation hosted the fifth annual Above and Beyond Awards Ceremony on Nov. 30 at the Renaissance Ballroom at the Detroit Marriott Hotel to recognize first responders and civilians for their service to the City of Detroit. Members of the Detroit Police, Fire, and EMS Departments received Medals of Valor and Purple Heart awards and guests also enjoyed a cocktail reception and dinner.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan hosted the Great Futures Gala at the Detroit Athletic Club on Dec. 6 to celebrate the group's 91st anniversary and honor David T. Fischer (nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to Morocco) for his work in the community. Guests enjoyed a reception featuring Housing and Urban Design Secretary Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sr., remarks by Dr. Carson and Fischer, CEO of The Suburban Collection in Troy, and a gourmet dinner.
The Salvation Army, a nationwide non-profit dedicated to serving the poor, hosted the annual Sing Along at the London Chop House in Detroit on Dec. 7. Guests enjoyed lunch and sang Christmas carols to support the Salvation Army's Red Kettle fundraising campaign.
The Detroit Historical Society hosted its annual black tie fundraising gala to support subsidized school tours, in-school programs, and other educational resources for underserved students. Guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres, beverages, live and silent auctions, a plated dinner, and entertainment by Ben Sharkey.
The Somerset Collection in Troy presented Scotch and Style on Dec. 15 at the Foundation Hotel in downtown Detroit. The event included remarks by Nate Forbes, managing partner of The Forbes Co. in Southfield, which owns and manages The Somerset Collection, as well as a selection of fine goods from Burberry, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Del Toro, Williams-Sonoma, and more.
More than 600 guests attended Strategic Staffing Solution’s Holiday Party on Dec. 14 at the Detroit Athletic Club. Guests were invited to donate a children’s book, and were treated to strolling food stations, live entertainment, and dancing.
On Dec. 9, Henry Ford Health System in Detroit hosted the Grand Ball for more than 800 people at the MGM Grand Detroit. The black-tie event included a cocktail reception, a sit-down dinner, a brief program, live entertainment, and dancing. The event raised funds for Henry Ford Hospital.