More than 800 people attended Bravo Bravo at the Detroit Opera House on June 8, a fundraiser organized by young professionals of the Michigan Opera Theatre's Volunteer Association. The theme of the strolling party was a Carnivale celebration. Photos by Patrick Gloria
Beyond Basics, a literary nonprofit serving Detroit Public School students, held its annual appreciation dinner at a private residence in Bloomfield Hills on Aug. 27. Guests enjoyed a strolling dinner in the home's gardens.
Van Conway of Conway MacKenzie in Birmingham and Steve Gordon of Signature Associates in Southfield hosted their annual Dream Cruise party on Aug. 15 at Jax Car Wash in Birmingham. Classic and muscle cars were on display for the event, and guests enjoyed food from the Andiamo food truck.
Fifth Third Bank volunteers came to the Cadillac Urban Gardens in Southwest Detroit to work in the gardens on Aug. 13. The volunteers brought the Fifth Third eBus to the garden to offer local residents the chance to speak with a certified credit counselor, review credit reports, and find job opportunities.
Danialle Karmanos' hosted her annual celebrity golf invitational dinner on Aug. 16 at the Pine Lake County Club in West Bloomfield Township. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, and entertainment by Ben Sharkey and his band. Funds from the event went to Work it Out, a research-based program that's a blend of yoga and nutritional education.
ORT Michigan held its annual fundraiser, Rub-a-Dub, at the Franklin Hills Country Club on Aug. 19. Guests enjoyed dinner, music, and a live and silent auction. Proceeds benefitted ORT, a Jewish educational nonprofit.