On Dec. 3, more than 150 people, many of whom filled their cars with toys that will be donated to needy children in metro Detroit, gathered for a tailgate in a parking lot across Madison Avenue from the Detroit Athletic Club. The event, hosted by Platinum Motor Cars in Birmingham, was sponsored by Near Perfect Media in Bloomfield Hills and Howard and Howard in Bloomfield Township.
The Karmanos Cancer Institute hosted its 24th annual Partners Night on Oct. 28 at the M-1 Concourse in Pontiac. More than 300 guests enjoyed fine dining, thrill rides on the race track, live music, dancing, and an auction that raise nearly $500,000 for cancer research.
The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted the 28th annual Fiesta Hispana Gala on Dec. 1 at the MGM Grand Detroit. The black-tie event featured guest speakers, an awards ceremony, dinner, and dancing.
David Littmann, former chief economist at Comerica Bank in Detroit, provided his 2018 Michigan Economic Forecast at the DBusiness Breakfast Series on Dec. 5 at the Gem Theatre in downtown Detroit. Littmann, addressing more than 150 people, says the state economy will grow next year, inflation will be minimal, and more people will be working.
Company Folders, an online folder printing company founded by EO member Vladmir Gendelman, held a grand opening celebration on Nov. 13 for its new headquarters and production operations in downtown Pontiac. More than 100 people attended the event, which included remarks by Matthew Gibb, deputy executive of Oakland County.