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.
The Rugiero Promise Foundation hosted its 2018 Rugiero Casino Royale on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. Guests enjoyed faux gambling, cocktails, a strolling dinner, open bar, live music, live and silent auctions, prizes, and dancing. Proceeds benefited diabetes research at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
The Parade Co. in Detroit hosted its 19th Annual Pancake Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 2. Wayne State University unveiled its new float, and the event featured live broadcasts from WDIV Local 4 and Paul W. Smith, News/Talk 760 WJR. Guests enjoyed pancakes flipped by Detroit business and community leaders.
The Children’s Hospital of Michigan held a grand opening on Oct. 31 for its new $155-million patient tower in Detroit’s Midtown. The celebration started with a Great Pumpkin Party for guests in costume before a ribbon cutting for the six-story, 248,800-square-foot tower took place. Luanne Thomas Ewald, CEO of the hospital, and the Anglebrandt family were spokespersons. Construction began on the tower in 2015.
The Lingenfelter Collection in Brighton hosted its Fall Charity Open House on Saturday, Oct. 27. All of the donations collected benefited The Pink Fund, which provides 90-day non-medical cost-of-living expenses to breast cancer patients. Guests enjoyed more than 200 vehicles, a fishbowl raffle and door prizes, a poster signing by Ken Lingenfelter, and a startup of the Enzo Ferrari.