The Judson Center, a Detroit-based human services agency, hosted its 34th annual gala on Oct. 14 at MGM Grand Detroit. Guests enjoyed custom cocktails, live and silent auctions, live music, and raised funds for children, adults, and families dealing with abuse, neglect, and trauma.
The Guidance Center hosted its seventh annual Grape Expectations for Kids wine pairing dinner on Sept. 28 at the Colony Club in Detroit. More than 270 guests raised $101,000 to support the agency's Kids-TALK Children's Advocacy Center, which helps children throughout Wayne County cope with abuse and trauma.
On Oct. 11, the Sanders Chocolate and Ice Cream Shoppe, located at the Morley Candy Makers corporate headquarters in Clinton Township, held a grand opening of its remodeled store. The renovation included two new waterfalls of real chocolate, a visible bakery, more marble countertops, 30 percent more room, and more indoor and outdoor seating.
Dearborn-based KLA Laboratories hosted their annual golf outing on Sept. 11 to raise more than $60,000 for the Michigan Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Guests enjoyed a shotgun start, lunch on the course, dinner, a raffle, an auction, and awards.
On Oct. 10, DBusiness magazine hosted a breakfast to honor the 2017 Class of 30 in Their Thirties at the Gem Theatre in downtown Detroit. The keynote speaker was Tony Michaels, president and CEO of The Parade Co. in Detroit, who addressed the business side of planning and operating America’s Thanksgiving Parade Presented by Art Van as well as the Ford Fireworks and other family-orientated events.