On Sept. 19 the Rotary Club of Troy hosted Viva La Vino at the St. Nicholas Cultural Center in Troy. More than 400 guests were treated to an array of wines and international dishes, silent and live auctions, music, and dancing.
The Bloomfield Hills-based law firm Dawda Mann celebrated its 20th anniversary with colleagues and clients at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit's Midtown district on Nov. 12. To celebrate, the firm donated money and time to local charities, including Oakland Family Services, a nonprofit human services agency.
The AUSA Arsenal Of Democracy Michigan Chapter and Women in Defense-Michigan held a party to celebrate Michigan's veterans and raise funds to benefit Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs on Nov. 21 at Sterling Ponds Court in Sterling Heights. Guests enjoyed a strolling dinner by Andiamo and a service dog demonstration.
Beyond Basics, a literary nonprofit serving Detroit Public School students, held an event featuring art and jazz music at a private residence in the Arden Park-East Boston Historic District in Detroit on Nov. 19. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a strolling dinner, and an auction.
The Detroit Historical Museum hosted "Fashion D.Fined" on Sept. 11 to celebrate the past, present, and future of Detroit fashion. The exhibit, which runs through next September, features such design legends as Anna Sui, John Varvatos, Tracy Reese, Rachel Lutz, Bridget Sullivan, Paulina Petkoski, Christina Liedtke, and others.