The 19th Annual Toast of Hockeytown was hosted on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Guests mingled with Detroit Red Wings players and enjoyed food, craft beverages, live and silent auctions, tours of the Detroit Red Wings Locker Room, photo opportunities, and branded gifts. Proceeds benefited the Detroit Red Wings Foundation.
The Judson Center in Royal Oak hosted a ribbon cutting for its new Judson Center Family Health Clinic in Warren, which will offer primary and behavioral health care. The center offers autism, adoption, foster care, respite, family preservation, vocational, and mental health services.
Sustainable Brands and the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute hosted a networking reception on Monday, Feb. 4 at Detroit’s Shinola Hotel. Sustainable Brands, an organization dedicated to the creation of a sustainable, more environmentally friendly economy, will host a conference in early June in Detroit and was launched in 2006.
The Bates Street Society hosted its annual dinner on Saturday, Feb. 2 at The Community House in Birmingham. The event featured a seated three-course dinner, wine, cocktails, live entertainment, and recognition of members. The society was created in 2015 to recognize donors who give $25,000 or more to The Community House.
DBusiness hosted its most recent Breakfast Series on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business in Detroit. The sold-out event featured a strolling breakfast, networking, and a panel discussion on the progress and plans for The District Detroit, the 50-block area that spans downtown and Midtown and includes theaters, residential lofts, offices, stores, restaurants, and three sports arenas.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and the Loft Warehouse hosted the Saint Charles Winter Gala on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Saint Charles Residences in Detroit, a newly revealed redevelopment of a 100-year-old school turned into luxury homes. Guests enjoyed food, beverages, a silent auction, an art show, music, and more. Half of the ticket sales benefited Alternatives for Girls in Detroit.
The 18th annual Detroit Baseball Dinner honored Niko Goodrum of the Tigers and featured Dan Dickerson, Tigers radio host; Matt Shepard, TV play-by-play voice; Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press; and Lynn Henning of the Detroit News on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the American Polish Cultural Center in Troy. Guests enjoyed a seated dinner, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and an open bar.
The Detroit Yacht Club on Belle Isle hosted its 143rd Officers’ Ball on Saturday, Jan. 26. The black-tie event included live music, a sitdown, plated dinner, a martini bar, a scotch and bourbon bar, and a cigar roller.
Shelving Inc. and Detroit Capuchin ministries, which includes the Capuchin Soup Kitchen and On The Rise Bakery in Detroit, hosted the seventh annual Bocce with the Brothers on Friday, Jan. 25 at Villa Penna in Sterling Heights. Guests enjoyed a buffet dinner, cash bar, silent auction, live music, dancing, and unlimited bocce ball.
The Coalition On Temporary Shelter, a nonprofit that serves the homeless, hosted Soup City: A Night at the Gallery II on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Gem and Century Theatres in Detroit. The evening included soup and small plates from more than 25 featured restaurants, as well as local art and music.
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Detroit hosted its sixth annual Variety Chili, Wings, and Soup(er) Bowl on Friday, Jan. 25 at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. Guests enjoyed drinks, dancing, and a friendly cook-off featuring local chefs.
The CFA Society Detroit hosted its Auto Show Luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Detroit Athletic Club. The event included lunch, a presentation by Michael Ableson, vice president of global strategy at General Motors, and admission to the North American International Auto Show.