Scott Shuptrine Interiors Raises over $75,000 for Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan

Donation to support programs and services for Northern Michigan patients and families affected by leukemia, lymphoma and other related blood disorders.


Troy – Scott Shuptrine Interiors launched its design services at the third annual CRUSH Northern Michigan Wine & Food Classic on July 30 by raising over $75,000 for Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.

Nearly 150 people attended the event hosted by Art Van Elslander at his private Bay Harbor residence and aboard Motor Yacht Pepper XIII, featuring an elegant and chic ambiance in a picturesque setting on Bay Harbor Lake. The nautical themed evening offered guests a second-to-none experience, including the opportunity to try extraordinary wines paired with regional cuisine and dancing under the stars to Simone Vitale Band.

“Due to the generosity of Mr. Van Elslander and Art Van Furniture, the event was fully underwritten, allowing 100% of contributions to support Children’s Leukemia Foundation,” said William Seklar, President and CEO of Children’s Leukemia Foundation. “The lifeline provided to CLF through the continued support of the Million Dollar Charity Challenge has been vital and game-changing to our organization.”

VanElslander was presented with the 2011 CRUSH Humanitarian Award at the event. “I am extremely honored to have been fortunate enough to make a difference in the lives of families affected with leukemia,” said Van Elslander.

CRUSH Northern Michigan was presented by Scott Shuptrine Interiors at Art Van Furniture. The list of honored guests also names culinary masters from around Michigan, including Tommy Kaszubowski, Executive Chef of Chandler’s Restaurant in Petoskey; Carol Costello, Chef and Proprietor of Costello Catering in Harbor Springs; Karen and Roger Williams, Chef and Proprietors of Galley Gourmet in Bay Harbor; Elizabeth Glass and Chris Meyer, Proprietors of Lake Street Market in Boyne City; Barbie Papi, Executive Chef of the Inn at Bay Harbor and RobSargent, Chef of Sage in Petoskey.

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